SCADA is a computer system for gathering and analysing real time data. “Even here in my office with the installed SCADA, I can monitor our operation; for instance the level of our water supply in particular areas”, OWD General Manager Benni Andres said.
He said monitoring screens will be available right in his office. The installation of SCADA is one of the 5 components aiming to upgrade OWD facilities to better service its members. The first component, well drilling has already been completed. The civil works and reservoir are set to be finished by year end.
Andres said leak detection and monitoring set component can be done this year. The P101 million fund, which came from a loan at KFW Bank in Germany though the Local Water Utilities Administration is being used for the 5-component works.