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3 Steps to Infrastructure Security and Resiliency

November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month. In this blog post, we’ll look into what security and resiliency really mean for critical infrastructures such as the energy sector, water monitoring systems, and emergency services. ...


Reliable Water Quality Monitoring with Integrated Conductivity Sensors in Water Treatment Systems

On-line conductivity measurement of mineral contamination in water allows reliable and inexpensive monitoring of water quality through the various stages of treatment. In comparison to having to install different analog sensors to cover the total measuring range, a single digital conductivity sensor with integrated measuring circuit can measure from ultrapure to brackish water. ...


How can accurate pH measurement prevent power plant corrosion?

Control the corrosion environment with effective pH monitoring and the regulation of dissolved oxygen. ...


Minimize Downtime and Increase Productivity

Planned or unplanned, when your plant is offline, you want to be fully operational as soon as possible. How you plan for outages of all types can help minimize downtime and risks to safety and your bottom line. Backed by more than 1,500 MW in backup power generation and the largest traditional and specialized equipment fleet ...


Predictive Approach to Resin Exhaustion Monitoring

A unique deionization capacity monitoring algorithm monitors the exchange capacity of deionization systems and accurately predicts resin exhaustion before leak or breakthrough, regardless of water quality. ...


On-line chloride and sulfates monitoring prevents corrosion

Continuous monitoring of chlorides and sulfates using microfluidic capillary electrophoresis (MCE) technology provides a proactive approach to controlling the impact of some of the most corrosive contaminants in power plant water. Find out how Nearman Creek Power Station in Kansas City simplified the process with on-line measurement. ...


Public Protection Strategies for 8 Critical Infrastructure Sectors

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has defined 16 critical infrastructure sectors in the U.S. IT professionals can utilize best practices to contribute to the overall safety and security of these sectors. Threat analysis should consider the likelihood of a particular group or categorization of cyber adversary. Once defined, the tactics, techniques, and procedures that are ...


A Revolution in Process Safety and Maintenance Management

Intelligent Sensor Management (ISM) is an innovative technology for process analytical measurement solutions that simplifies sensor handling, enhances reliability and reduces sensor lifecycle costs. Learn more. ...


Albert: The Smart Networking Monitoring Solution for Utilities

Most network monitoring solutions are now offering next-generation threat detection methods that use machine learning to reduce false positives and detect anomaly network traffic. Albert is a passive IDS offered by CIS as a low cost and very effective network monitoring service for which threat detection is based on threat signatures. ...


Deriving CO₂ and pH from Conductivity Values for Power Plant Cycle Chemistry

pH and CO2 measurement are central to efficient power plant cycle chemistry. Advanced process analytics instruments can provide accurate, calculated pH and CO2 determination from three simple conductivity measurements. ...


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