When choosing a water or wastewater monitoring system to keep watch on environmental conditions and equipment at these facilities, it’s important for operators to consider the size and complexity of their plant. Today, most large facilities rely on computerized systems and control boards to operate plant processes and equipment, including off-site pumping stations. To keep the entire system running smoothly, it’s not efficient to separately monitor individual pieces of equipment or locations.
For complex facilities, using a monitoring device with Modbus capabilities allows personnel to interface the system with any water/wastewater processing equipment that uses a programmable logic controller (PLC) with Modbus sensors. That way, the monitoring system can interact with all existing sensors within a facility and provide real-time status data on demand.
System-Wide MonitoringThe Sentinel PRO water and wastewater monitoring system is ideal for water and wastewater professionals because it:
- Integrates devices
- Polls Modbus registers from other equipment
- Immediately delivers critical system-wide information.
The system monitors, delivers alarms and logs data input/output points from third-party Modbus sensors, transducers and PLCs. It supports Modbus RTU/485 and Modbus TCP.
Only one monitoring device is needed to monitor up to 64 Modbus registers and 12 different digital or analog status conditions including:
- pump status
- tank level
- flow rate
- water leaks
The monitoring device is available in a sturdy weatherproof enclosure to withstand tough environmental conditions.
Enhanced Via Cloud Technology
The system is cloud-based so you can monitor facilities and environments and check critical conditions from anywhere in real time from sensaphone.net or the Sensaphone iPhone/Android app. Because all sensor readings are saved in the cloud, you’re protected against data loss and have unlimited information storage.
You can select systems that are:
- Cellular for remote locations that do not have internet access
If there’s a disruption, you’ll be the first to know. Alerts can be sent straight to your mobile device; remote equipment monitoring keeps you updated and gives you peace of mind wherever you are.
Get more information about the Sentinel PRO system.