EA Wins Sweetwater Authority Distribution Control System Retrofit Project

Enterprise Automation work with Sweetwater Authority during a phased 3-year project to modernize the SCADA and networking infrastructure for their water distribution system, extending its life and performance for the next 20+ years.

Upgrades of significance include:

  • High speed (380 MBPS) fault tolerant Microwave ring wide area network (WAN)
  • Fully capable SCADA emergency operations center
  • State-of-the-art secure SCADA remote access methods
  • Revised SCADA/HMI programming (Citect) with communication optimizations for Sweetwater’s remote pump and reservoir sites (50+).

The new program will be based on EA’s comprehensive SCADA standard suite for Sweetwater’s Water Treatment Plant, which will provide a highly consistent SCADA environment for Sweetwater operations.
Specific technologies include: Vijeo Citect 7.4 with redundant servers, Vijeo Historian 4.5, Modicon Momentum PLCs, ModbusTCP, Schneider Electric Magels Advanced Touchscreen Panels, Ethernet, Ampla MES, VMware for virtualization, Moxa VPN industrial routers.