UnderCover® Manhole Security System

UnderCover 2 is a real-time, self-contained, monitoring system providing intrusion detection along with alarms for sewer, water or storm water manholes, utility vaults, and other lid or manhole accessed spaces. It is both a stand-alone intrusion detection system or can be used in conjunction with other sensors, such as SmartCover® level monitoring.  UnderCover 2 is included with all standard level-sensing SmartCover units.

Features & Benefits:

  • An entry sensor: MEMS device or limit switch (depends on which UnderCover® configuration – see FAQs here)
  • Two-way wireless communications network
  • Decision and action notifications
  • Data storage and analysis
  • Intrusion detection
  • Monitor vaults for theft or vandalism
  • Asset monitoring and protection at critical sites
  • Protect remote areas – Iridium® provides world-wide coverage
  • Verify field work was undertaken
  • Perimeter or border protection
  • Detect unauthorized dumping
How UnderCover Works

Intrusion Detection Application

The UnderCover® system includes an intuitive graphical map or satellite image user interface.

Two-Way Wireless Communications – Military-Grade Iridium® Satellite System That is Unaffected by Storms, and Provides World-Wide Coverage.

Data Storage, Analysis, and Fusion –  Cloud-Based Storage, High Security, Real-Time Analysis and Fusion with Other Data. Map-Based Interface.

Decision Support – Support of Operations and Management Decisions, Work Orders, Alarms, Alerts and Advisories.

5 Year Battery Life -SmartCover PowerPack provides up to 5 years of remote power, depending on communication frequency and other factors.

The UnderCover® manhole security system is adaptable to multiple threats, and may be used for a number of applications under a variety of conditions.

  • Intrusion Detection
  • Monitor Vaults for Theft
  • Asset Protection at Critical Sites
  • Protect Remote Areas
  • Verify Field Work was Undertaken
  • Perimeter Protection
  • Detect Unauthorized Dumping
  • Border Monitoring




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