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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 61024766, Entry date: 05/27/2013

Typical Configurations in Water and Sewage Technology

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Objective of this document
This document describes architectures and components of water and sewage treatment technology in its general setup. The hardware configurations in the examples are used for illustration purposes and may differ in real projects.
Apart from displaying automation and communication concepts, process tags and drive connections within small plants will also be shown.
The designs were made in such a way as to guarantee high availability of the plant.

Key contents
The following configurations are examined:

  • Configurations of a Small Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Configurations for Pump Control
  • Configuration of a Hydrostatic Level Measurement in a Steel Container
  • Configuration of the Hach-Lange SC1000 Process Computer
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Typical Configurations in Water and Sewage Technology
61024766_PCS7_Config_WWW_en.pdf ( 1625 KB )

Security Notice
The functions and solutions described in this article confine themselves to the realization of the automation task predominantly. Please take into account furthermore that corresponding protective measures have to be taken up in the context of Industrial Security when connecting your equipment to other parts of the plant, the enterprise network or the Internet. Further information can be found under the Entry-ID 50203404.

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