Winning SCADA implementation: Metro water of Southern California

Denver, CO--Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California has won the Innovators Award for 2007 from Control Microsystems Inc. (CMI), global developer of advanced supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) equipment and software. The annual award acknowledges the finest SCADA design and implementation program among Control Microsystems’ customers, the company says.

11/23/2007


Denver, CO --

Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California

has won the Innovators Award for 2007 from

Control Microsystems Inc. (CMI)

, global developer of advanced supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) equipment and software. The annual award acknowledges the finest SCADA design and implementation program among Control Microsystems’ customers, the company says.

"We are delighted to recognize MWD for their innovative approach and execution of a truly advanced SCADA network,” stated Dana Krause, president of Control Microsystems. “We commend the entire MWD team on this winning effort." Benchmark applications

The Control Microsystems Innovators Award is given to the engineering team that displays the highest level of excellence and innovation in solving complex SCADA applications using Control Microsystems technology. MWD won the award for their unique work in developing a secure, state-of-the-art system for use in their resource management program including the distribution of fresh water over a wide area of Southern California, Control Microsystems said.

“It is always rewarding to be recognized for hard work and forward-thinking solutions.Q%%We are proud of our accomplishments in ensuring that Metropolitan’s customers receive only the highest level of available technology, security and service.”

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving 18 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.

The award was announced at the Remote Monitoring and Networking Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. It is issued annually following a comprehensive review of all the major SCADA projects that the company has been involved with. A committee of engineering and product line experts decides who will be honored each year.

Control Microsystems says its a global supplier of state-of-the-art SCADA automation products and the world’s largest, privately-held SCADA company. Founded in 1980, the company offers SCADAPack Series of RTU/PLCs said to combine high performance communications with high speed processing, and ClearSCADA, an advanced process management system featuring a unique, all-in-one design that reduces programming time and increases engineering productivity. The company’s product line also includes intelligent sensors and gas production automation products engineered for remote installation in harsh, unattended environments. Control Microsystems’ products are used globally in municipal water and wastewater automation; in natural gas and crude oil production, gathering, and pipeline automation, and a wide variety of other industrial automation applications.

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