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UCATM / IEC 61850 for the water industry

AWWA (American Water Works Association) recommends UCA (TM) / IEC 61850 for the water industry " ... In an effort to help water utilities realize significant cost reductions, the AWWA UCA Standards Committee is recommending that the water industry adopt the UCA standard. This is because current monitoring and control systems that are based on proprietary and de facto standard communications protocols require costly custom data-translation and data-mapping components. ..."

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Additional readings:

  • Computer Talk Ain't Cheap! UCA(TM) Enables
    Integration, Cuts Costs
    Von Sacken, Eric;Riddle, W. Fredrick
    American Water Works Association
    01-Dec-2000
    ISBN: 1583210733
    10 pages
  • UCATM: From Inception to International Standard
    Von Sacken, Eric;Riddle, W. Fredrick
    American Water Works Association
    01-Mar-2000
    20 pages


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