Products & Services: Software & Systems

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Asset management

Accela Automation 7.0 is a Web-based, enterprise software system that automates asset management tasks such as maintenance scheduling; inspections and investigations; and cost and inventory management – for water, wastewater and storm water systems; treatment plants; and other public works. The software integrates with existing GIS and SCADA systems. Users can track assets, such as pipes and water mains, with unlimited attribution from a single database.
Accela
San Ramon, CA
Tel: 888-722-2352 Web: www.accela.com
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Control software

Aqua4Plus and Aqua4Push control software is available for all Instrumentation Northwest AquiStar® Smart Sensors and WaveData® telemetry systems. The software allows users to access multiple sensors; view sensor status; monitor real time data; and view data as a table or graph. The software offers flexible recording sequences and internet connectivity with auto-data upload. Modem and short-haul radio support is available for remote applications.
Instrumentation Northwest Inc.
Kirkland, WA
Tel: 800-776-9355
Web: www.inwusa.com
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Video security

The Longwatch Video System Version 5.1 is available in three distinct platforms that eliminate the custom programming needed with traditional video systems and create a "fast track" for integration with a process control, HMI/SCADA or automation control systems. The platforms include a Console Recorder Platform that monitors what operators are watching on HMI displays and records their keystroke actions, so that playback reveals what operators saw on the screen during an "event" and what they did about it. The Video Historian Platform automatically links and synchronizes historical trend information and stored video from multiple cameras in the field or process.
Longwatch Inc.
Norwood, MA
Tel: 781-255-7400
Web: www.longwatch.com
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Water modeling

Mike Urban combines DHI's 30 years of experience in water modeling with ESRI's GIS technology. The result is a complete urban water modeling and GIS system. The concept behind the system is to have one software package for all urban water modeling activities including water, wastewater and stormwater. This approach allows users to maximize productivity and leverage their investment in GIS and water modeling software tools. Mike Urban uses an ArcGIS™ GeoDatabase for storage of all network and catchment data, allowing users to view and edit data with ArcMap™ or any other compatible application.
DHI Water & Environment
Tel: 888-344-9233
Web: www.dhigroup.com
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Pipe fusion datalogger

The McElroy DataLogger is used to record and document key parameters when fusing HDPE pipe. The device can be used to verify that proper fusion procedures have been followed prior to installation. The datalogger consists of a handheld computer as the recording device connected to a data collection device. The data collection device records the heater temperature and fusion pressure profile over time. All data is recorded and transmitted to the handheld computer where the joint report can be stored, viewed, printed or transferred to a desktop computer for archiving.
McElroy Manufacturing
Tulsa, OK
Web: www.mcelroy.com
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Alarm notification software

VoiceAlarm from Control Products Unlimited is a Window's based alarming application that notifies plant personnel of process exceptions by telephone, email, and text messaging. System interaction is accomplished using the phone's touch tone keypad where messages are recorded and played in the user's voice.
Control Products Unlimited Inc.
Grove, OK
Tel: 918-786-1801
Web: www.cputil.com
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Programmable controller

CTC's Blue Fusion programmable automation controllers handle both simple and complex local control functions. They have built in web browsing capability to provide a graphical interface that remote users can access with a standard browser, which can be set up to provide status and data indication as well as performing remote control of equipment. The web interface can also be used for set up and troubleshooting. The controller's capabilities include an internal web server, a data logger to record date/time-stamped events such as pump starts and stops, flow, and run times.
Control Technology Corp.
Hopkinton, MA
Tel: 888-818-2600
Web: www.ctc-control.com
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Optimization software

Optimatics is now offering its Optimizer WDS (Water Distribution Systems) software for license to its utility clients. It is delivered as a tailored package including software training, processing, technical support and knowledge transfer. The software can be applied to optimize system master plans, review detailed designs, minimize the cost of pipe replacement strategies, and optimize system-wide or sub-area operating plans to improve efficiencies and save operating costs.
Optimatics
Chicago, IL
Tel: 773-792-2661
Web: www.optimatics.com
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