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. To view case studies by solution, click on the links below.

Case Studies – Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO)


Smart Infrastructure

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

SmartCover Innovations

Kelowna is using SmartCover across a range of innovation applications including cleaning, I&I and H2S.

SSO Prevention

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

SSO Reduction

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

Lift Station Backup

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

Real Time Detection

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

Avoiding Big Costs

Read how Mt Crested Butte, CO avoided big penalties and capital costs with SmartCover monitoring.

Lift Station Backup

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

Case Studies – Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)


CSO Reporting

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

Real Time Monitoring

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

Case Studies – Cleaning Optimization


Smart Infrastructure

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

SmartCover Innovations

Kelowna is using SmartCover across a range of innovation applications including cleaning, I&I and H2S.

SmartClean Reduces Cost

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

Extend Cleaning Cycles

See how South Placer MUD extended time between cleanings to reduce costs without spills.

Case Studies – Inflow & Infiltration


SSO Prevention

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

SmartCover Innovations

Kelowna is using SmartCover across a range of innovation applications including cleaning, I&I and H2S.

Flood Prevention

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

I&I Tracking

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

Avoiding Canal Overflows

See how Palm Beach FL reduced response times and avoided canal overflows.

I&I Management

Learn how Green Bay, WI uses SmartCover to monitor flows, prevent spills and manage I&I.

I&I Management

Learn how Ross Valley, CA manages I&I issues for the oldest sewer district in California.

Inflow & Infiltration

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

Case Studies – Entry Detection


Intrusion Monitoring

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


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Case Studies – Lift Station Backup


Lift Station Backup

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

Lift Station Backup

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

Case Studies – Regulatory Compliance


CSO Reporting

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

Regulatory Compliance

Oceanside uses SmartCover for prevention and advance notification of SSOs for regulatory compliance.

Case Studies – O&M Cost Reduction


Avoiding Big Costs

Read how Mt Crested Butte, CO avoided big penalties and capital costs with SmartCover monitoring.

SmartCover Innovations

Kelowna is using SmartCover across a range of innovation applications including cleaning, I&I and H2S.

Capital Planning

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

I&I Management

Learn how Ross Valley, CA manages I&I issues for the oldest sewer district in California.

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.

Case Studies – H2S


SmartCover Innovations

Kelowna is using SmartCover across a range of innovation applications including cleaning, I&I and H2S.


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Case Studies – Stormwater & Surfacewater


SSO Prevention

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

Avoiding Canal Overflows

See how Palm Beach FL reduced response times and avoided canal overflows.