Category: SmartCover Systems Blog

San Antonio Water System Using Expanded Sewer Monitoring System to Save Ratepayers Millions

San Antonio Water System Using Expanded Sewer Monitoring System to Save Ratepayers Millions

A successful pilot program for the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) is expanding to encompass the nation’s widest deployment of smart infrastructure in sewer collection systems to lower operating costs by millions of dollars, reduce pressure on rates, and dramatically decrease the risk of sewer overflows. The San Antonio Water […]

SmartCover Helped Monitor Water Levels for Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA

SmartCover Helped Monitor Water Levels for Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA

At SmartCover, we are proud to have played a helpful role in creation of the Golden 1 Center facilities in Sacramento, CA by monitoring water levels during the complex construction process.  Watch the video below for a detailed look at the overall development and construction process.

See What’s New at WEFTEC

See What’s New at WEFTEC

SmartCover® Systems™ is pleased to introduce three exciting new capabilities at WEFTEC in Chicago, IL  October 2-4, 2017. Please join us at Booth 2625 to learn more about the technologies highlighted below: I&I Tracking – Faster, Less Expensive, Lower Risks SmartCover® Systems™ has introduced InfloTrack™, a new comprehensive suite of […]

Why Do We Use Iridium Satellite Communications?

Why Do We Use Iridium Satellite Communications?

When Advanced, Robust Communications for Remote Monitoring Really Count Why do we use Iridium? Like severe storms before it, including Sandy, Joaquin and Matthew, SmartCover’s advanced, robust satellite communications system continued to communicate throughout Hurricane Irma at customer locations in Florida. Even more, SmartCover can add tidal and rain data […]

Charlotte Water Awarded NC Currents Collection System of the Year Award – In Part for Use of SmartCover®

Charlotte Water Awarded NC Currents Collection System of the Year Award – In Part for Use of SmartCover®

Congratulations to Charlotte Water for receiving the NC Currents Wastewater Collection System of the Year Award (large systems).  Among the many initiatives that earned Charlotte Water this recognition is their innovative use of SmartCover® flow monitoring systems to avoid SSOs before they occur. Below is the NC Currents write up […]

San Diego Sanitation District Uses SmartCover Systems to Avoid Spills

San Diego Sanitation District Uses SmartCover Systems to Avoid Spills

The San Diego County Sanitation District (District) serves the unincorporated communities of Alpine, Campo, East Otay Mesa, Julian, Lakeside, Pine Valley, Spring Valley, and Winter Gardens. The sanitary sewer system is comprised of approximately 432 miles of sewer lines, 8,200 manholes, 8 pump stations, several pressurized force mains, and 3 […]

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Earns Eight NACo Awards – Including for SmartCover Monitoring

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Earns Eight NACo Awards – Including for SmartCover Monitoring

We are pleased to congratulate Miami-Dade Water and Sewer for being honored with eight NACo awards, including one for “Monitoring Sensors Prevent Sanitary Sewer Overflows” that utilizes SmartCover remote monitoring systems. Here is summary of Miami-Dade announcement: “The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) earned eight (8) National Association of […]

Do Heavy Rains Really Cause Spills? Can Monitoring Help Reduce Them?

Do Heavy Rains Really Cause Spills? Can Monitoring Help Reduce Them?

Conventional wisdom says that “heavy rains cause sewer spills” but is that really all there is to the story? We’ve all seen news articles such as these following excerpts: “Heavy rain storms through [our area] recently caused multiple sanitary sewer overflows into local waterways recently. Officials said no threat to […]

Customer Spotlight: Ross Valley Sanitary District, California’s Oldest District Using Newest Remote Monitoring Technologies

Customer Spotlight: Ross Valley Sanitary District, California’s Oldest District Using Newest Remote Monitoring Technologies

Established on May 27, 1899 the 117-year-old Ross Valley Sanitary District is believed to be California’s oldest district. The District operates and maintains approximately 200 miles of collection sewer lines and 19 pumping stations which collect, pump, and transport over five million gallons of wastewater per day to Central Marin Sanitation Agency […]

El Nino Strikes a Year Late and SmartCover Is There to Help

El Nino Strikes a Year Late and SmartCover Is There to Help

From the Orange County Register and AP: Ross Valley Sanitary District workers install a smart cover early warning alarm into a sewer near the San Anselmo Creek in preparation for a large storm on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in San Anselmo. The device will monitor and alert digitally of impending […]