A network of 60 CR10X-based monitoring stations was installed by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to provide information essential to the effective operation of a hydropower plant. The stations monitor hydrological and meteorological parameters including rainfall, water temperatures, and water levels of rivers and steams. One station monitors water level of a river and provides gate control to ensure levels are high enough to maintain a viable habitat for fish. Data are transmitted via radio and microwave communications to a computer in Sacramento running Wonderware's InTouch software.

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Case Study Summary

Application

Network of 60 hydrological monitoring and control stations

Location

near Sacramento, California USA

Products Used

CR10X 

Participating Organizations

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Measured Parameters

Water temperature, water level

Controlled Devices

Water control gates

Related Website

SMUD Web site