System integration water/wastewater blog: 'No contractual issues to delay us now.'

After months of delays, the SCADA system project at the Baton Rouge Wastewater Pump Station can continue. Stan Prutz's project diary continues.



After months and months of bureaucratic and contractual delays, the design, assembly, configuration, and installation of a SCADA system at the Baton Rouge Wastewater Pump Station can continue.

Stan Prutz
Control Engineering blogger Stan Prutz, P. E. (CEO of QDS Systems Inc., Baton Rouge, LA) reports that the $2 million+ project to control 51 critical wastewater lift and booster stations serving the municipality's 412,000 residents is "proceeding as one would normally expect - no contractual issues to delay us now."

Get the history of the project , then follow this project diary to learn more about system design, integration and installation in a water/wastewater facility.


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