Category: SmartCover Systems Blog

Video of Greg Quist’s Presentation to Strata Data Conference Now Available

Video of Greg Quist’s Presentation to Strata Data Conference Now Available

The video of Greg Quist’s presentation on “The Collision between AI and Underground Infrastructure” at Strata Data Conference on March 27, 2019 in San Francisco, CA is now available for viewing. Click below to learn how technology can help to avert the impending crisis in water and sewer infrastructure that […]

SmartCover Dual Sensor Provides More Accurate Sewer Spills Prevention

SmartCover Dual Sensor Provides More Accurate Sewer Spills Prevention

SmartCover® Systems released the SubSonic™ Dual Sensor as a standard configuration for their suite of wastewater technology solutions. The dual sensor extends visibility throughout the entire manhole from the bottom of the channel to the cover. Not only does the dual sensor provide customers with “full dynamic range” of manholes, […]

Listen to Greg Quist interview with WEF Words on Water

Listen to Greg Quist interview with WEF Words on Water

SmartCover is featured on Water Environment Federation (WEF) “Words on Water” podcast with host Travis Loop. Greg Quist, Ph.D., founder and CEO of SmartCover Systems, and Chairman of the Urban Water Institute, discusses the real-time monitoring of sewers and the role of smartphones and satellites in water management. He shares […]

SmartCover® Flow Monitoring Helps the City of Albany, NY Meet Sewage Pollution Right to Know (SPRTK) Mandates

SmartCover® Flow Monitoring Helps the City of Albany, NY Meet Sewage Pollution Right to Know (SPRTK) Mandates

The City of Albany Department of Water and Water Supply’s mission statement includes to “deliver a reliable and high-quality supply of water to customers, to collect and safely convey wastewater to treatment facilities and comply with all regulatory requirements and conditions.” A key regulatory requirement for Albany is the 2013 […]

Equipment Review Details SmartCover Usage for I&I, SSO and CSO Management

Equipment Review Details SmartCover Usage for I&I, SSO and CSO Management

Read the cover article on SmartCover in the Spring Edition of Equipment Review magazine. Key issues addressed include how SmartCover is designed for Inflow and Infiltration (I&I) detection, for prevention and advanced notification of Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) and for Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO). Click here to read the SmartCover article. […]

SpaceX Launches Iridium Next Satellites: Read Bloomberg Article

SpaceX Launches Iridium Next Satellites: Read Bloomberg Article

On January 11, 2019, SpaceX successfully launched the latest round of ten Iridium Next satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base.  These new satellites will upgrade and expand the existing Iridium global communications network, which is a key element in SmartCover Systems’ robust remote monitoring architecture. Below are some excerpts from […]

SmartCover Featured in GlobalWaterWorks Webinar: Watch the Video

SmartCover Featured in GlobalWaterWorks Webinar: Watch the Video

Taking the Complaints Out of Compliance – A New Year’s Resolution With public health protection at the forefront for water and wastewater utilities, our utilities are charged with the responsibility of providing safe, reliable and efficient water and wastewater service – all within a rigid regulatory framework. One of the […]

Webinar December 18 – New Year’s Resolution: Take the Complaints out of Compliance with Data

Webinar December 18 – New Year’s Resolution: Take the Complaints out of Compliance with Data

SmartCover is pleased to be part of this timely and informative webinar hosted by GlobalWaterWorks on December 18, 2018 at 10 AM PST. “New Year’s Resolution: Take the Complaints out of Compliance with (dare we say) Data” Key topics addressed in the webinar will be: Innovation in Decision Support Examples […]

Padre Dam Water District Improves Cleaning Cycle Efficiency with SmartCover

Padre Dam Water District Improves Cleaning Cycle Efficiency with SmartCover

As part of ongoing initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of wastewater system management, Padre Dam Municipal Water District in San Diego County CA, has embarked on a program of real-time monitoring and data analysis using SmartCover systems and SmartClean processes. The objective was to both reduce the operating […]

Read MSW article: Public Health a Primary Concern for SmartCover Systems

Read MSW article: Public Health a Primary Concern for SmartCover Systems

This recent article in Municipal Sewer & Water provides an interesting look at how technology can contribute directly to the overall goals of protecting public health and the environment.  During an interview with Greg Quist, founder and CEO of SmartCover Systems, the article explores both the causes of sewer spills […]