Case Studies

SmartCover is helping utilities across North America protect public health, preserve precious resources and safeguard the environment. From lift station failures to regulatory compliance, SmartCover’s real-time sewer monitoring solutions are not only eliminating spills, the systems simplify the way managers schedule their cleaning schedule, spot I & I, back up lift stations, detect H2S, and positively impact their capital improvement planning.

Below you’ll find case studies that describe how SmartCover got it covered.


Capital Planning

See how SmartCover enabled Aurora CO to improve and optimize their capital planning expansion processes.

SSO Prevention

Hawthorne reduced costs and SSOs using real time monitoring to identify Fats, Oils, Grease and Roots (FROG).

Smart Infrastructure

See how San Antonio Water System reduced cleanings by 95% (from 1300 to 65), with no SSOs.

Real Time Detection

The City of Escondido minimized damages after a pipe collapse due to heavy rainfall thanks to a real time alert.


Flood Prevention

Learn how Lincoln, ON used SmartCover real time alerts to avoid basement flooding during Spring thaw.

SSO Reduction

Columbia, SC uses SmartCover to reduce SSOs and comply with an EPA Consent Order while also managing I&I with SmartRain.

Innovations with SmartCover

See how Kelowna is using SmartCover technology across a range of innovation applications.

I&I Tracking

See how the City of Little Falls, MN uses SmartCover to track I&I and avoid spills.

Regulatory Compliance

Oceanside turned to SmartCover for the prevention and advanced notification of SSOs for regulatory compliance.


Cost Savings vs High Frequency Cleaning

See how South Placer MUD reduced costs and improved management of at-risk sewer sites.


Inflow & Infiltration

Learn how Klamath Falls, OR has improved management of I&I by using SmartCover Systems.


Intrusion Monitoring

See how SmartCover assisted the City of Rohnert Park with an illegal dumper



Remote Monitoring for Large Areas

Learn how SmartCover is enabling Camp Pendleton to monitor multiple types of sites across more than 237 miles of water/sewer infrastructure spanning over 125 thousnad acres.

Lift Station Backup

Read more about how Carpinteria Sanitary District was able to detect potential issues and monitor levels during repair.

Real Time Monitoring

Learn how Newburgh utilized SmartCover Systems for real time notification of CSO events and regulatory compliance.

Lift Station Backup

When everything else went down, El Segundo was able to respond quickly to a power outage and avoid a spill.

SmartClean Reduces Cost

See how SmartCover enabled Padre Dam to reduce hot-spot cleaning sites from 121 to 77 sites.

CSO Reporting

See how the City of Albany, NY uses SmartCover to meet CSO Reporting Right-to-Know requirements.