Computer Control for Salt Lake City Water System

by George Jorgensen, Salt Lake City Dep of Public, Utilities, Sale Lake City, UT, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Pipeline Infrastructure


In 1978 the Department of Public Utilities in Salt Lake City began to develop a computer system to aid in the operation of the water system. The Department of Public Utilities computer has greatly aided in the operation of the water distribution system, reduced the number of personnel required and made the system more reliable. Even with tight budgets, most utility companies could install a computer monitoring and control system.

Subject Headings: Computer aided operations | Computing in civil engineering | Lifeline systems | System reliability | Salt water | Water supply systems | Water pipelines | Control systems | Utah | United States

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