Sault Ste. Marie PUC – SCADA design

Sault Ste. Marie PUC

SCADA design

Eramosa won a publicly tendered bid to assist the Sault Ste. Marie PUC (SSM PUC) in designing a migration strategy and master plan for the replacement of their aging Bristol Babcock RTUs in the water treatment and distribution system.

$2 M

10 redundant cellular links

15 new PLC panels

11 sites

Eramosa completed a system wide water SCADA system upgrade for Sault Ste. Marie PUC (SSM PUC). The project included a design phase and a one-year implementation phase for the PUC’s water facilities which was completed in 2018.  SSM PUC operates eleven (11) SCADA-connected remote sites consisting of four wells, four booster stations, three water storage facilities, and one water treatment plant. 

The project included a review of the available SCADA technologies, selection of SCADA hardware and software platforms, identification of network requirements, creation of SCADA standards, process control narrative development, and the complete detailed design for the implementation of the new system wide water SCADA system. During the detailed design phase, the team responsibilities included detailed design of a new SCADA network, cellular communications system, process control narrative development, P&ID development, and PLC control panel design.  During the implementation phase, base PLC and HMI/SCADA software standards were developed and were utilized for development of site specific PLC and HMI programs. 

A completely new High-Performance HMI system was configured and installed by Eramosa using Inductive Automation’s Ignition SCADA platform.

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Adam Plumstead