Enterprise Automation was engaged directly by Sweetwater Authority to provide the control strategies, automation, and SCADA controls for the upgrade a 40MGD pump station and conventional filter system. The original facilities were built in the 1950’s, upgraded in the 1980’s, and now required rehabilitation.

Scope for the project included panel design, development of detailed automation strategies, configuration of redundant CitectSCADA servers, programming of Unity Pro Quantum PLCs, configuration of Historian, startup, and operator training.

The project also required communications to Multilin protection relays via Modbus 485, and communications with Altivar VFDs via Modbus Ethernet.

For the process design phase of his project, Enterprise Automation was engaged by the Authority to provide process automation and SCADA system design input to the engineering consultant, MWH, and to review the consultants I&C and electrical submittals.