Archive for the ‘Water & Wastewater’ Category

Comprehensive Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure

Posted in Cyber-Security, Power, Water & Wastewater on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017. No comments yet
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The electrical power generation and distribution industries, especially here in the U.S., have a long history in working to improve reliability and security. This history goes back to the establishment of the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) in the late 1960s as a response to a widespread blackout in the Northeastern U.S. NERC became […]

Upcoming Ovation Users’ Group Conference

Posted in Event, Power, Water & Wastewater on Monday, July 10th, 2017. No comments yet
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Two weeks from now, July 23-27 2017, will be Emerson’s Power & Water Solutions business unit’s Ovation Users’ Group conference. This year will mark its 30th year. The Ovation Users’ Group is managed, guided, and run exclusively by its members, with Emerson’s Power & Water Solutions business unit providing financial, personnel, and product support as […]

Avoiding Dangerous Malware Infections

Posted in Cyber-Security, Power, Water & Wastewater on Monday, May 22nd, 2017. No comments yet
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The malware WannaCry/WannaCrypt has been all over the news recently. Since most of the operator and engineering workstations used in distributed control systems (DCSs) and supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) are PC-based, the question was naturally could these have been/or be impacted by this dangerous malware. I caught up with Emerson’s Jaime Foose. […]

Cybersecurity for Water Utilities

Posted in Water & Wastewater on Monday, July 7th, 2014. No comments yet
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One only has to do a Google News search on cybersecurity to know it is a key concern for businesses across the globe. In a Water Online article, SCADA Cybersecurity: What Every Water Utility Should Do Now To Prevent An Attack, Emerson’s Doug Johnson shares areas of concern and a path for water utilities to […]

Early Detection of Water Quality Issues

Posted in Analyzers, Water & Wastewater on Friday, November 15th, 2013. No comments yet
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Water supply service providers require many measurements to ensure safe, contaminant-free, and high quality water. Some important measurements include pH, Oxidation-reduction potential (ORP), conductivity, temperature, free chlorine, monochloramine, dissolved oxygen (DO), and turbidity. Emerson’s Ryo Hashimoto wrote a Water & Wastewater Asia article, Raising early alarm bells, to highlight the importance of these measurements in […]