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Water is our number-one resource. Highly efficient wastewater treatment plants are essential for improving the water quality of our rivers, lakes and oceans and increasing the extremely small proportion of usable water. Above all, energy-intensive, complex wastewater treatment calls for energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and straightforward operations management of all areas of the plant. Whether you’re planning new construction or modernization, we support you with hardware and software systems, comprehensive services and specialized expertise – for an efficient, sustainable wastewater industry.
The level of contamination of domestic and industrial wastewater differs greatly chemically, biologically and with regard to solid matter. This makes reprocessing extremely costly and time-consuming. As a planner and operator, your challenge is to design and operate a plant that is both economical and fit for the future. We’re ready to support you with our comprehensive range of products and individual solutions.
The wastewater industry of the future is smart and energy-efficient. Intelligent, interconnected systems help increase energy efficiency and minimize resource consumption. The key components of Water 4.0 are digitalized solutions that optimally complement our proven automation and drive technology. They help generate and make available data relevant for the water industry and provide fact-based data analysis – throughout the entire lifecycle.
Modern water and wastewater plants are generally connected to the Internet for monitoring and control purposes. Although this provides greater transparency and flexibility, it also involves certain risks: Processes that were previously protected are now exposed to attacks from cyberspace. With our Defense in Depth concept, we protect you and your plant on three levels: plant security (for example, access control), network security (for example, using firewalls) and system integrity (for example, by authenticating and authorizing specific users). Our holistic approach protects you against unwanted access.
Energy consumption represents one of the biggest cost factors in water and wastewater plants. the identification and elimination of energy guzzlers is therefore one of the central challenges to optimizing your plant. Our intelligent products, solutions and services help you to achieve transparency in terms of your energy demand and to significantly reduce your costs. These include the scalable cross-location SIMATIC Energy Manager PRO energy management solution, which operates on three levels: With energy monitoring and controlling, steps can be taken to increase efficiency; contract analyses and energy forecasts enable the purchase of energy at a lower cost; and energy management can be simplified, for example, through flexible reporting.
The parallelization and automation of work processes, their simplification and standardization, as well as digitalization and electrification are all important factors for improving the efficiency of your plant. Competing in the international market requires constant innovative strength and efficiency as well as increased productivity and quality – throughout the entire plant lifecycle. With our customized solutions, products, and services we help you achieve integrated plant management.
It is vital to be working as cost-effectively as possible right from the planning phase. Innovative software and tools are important factors in speeding up the planning phase. Make optimal use of this potential, because saving time means saving money.
Operators of wastewater treatment plants are constantly facing new challenges due to growing time and cost pressures.
The planning and further development of an innovative, high-quality system landscape requires system-specific, easy-to-use planning tools. With ProTime PCS 7, you can convert your individual requirements and existing quantity structure into SIMATIC PCS 7 plant configurations that can then be ordered. This not only enables you to improve the quality of your system design but also significantly reduces the time required.
Errors in the selection of system components when automating a wastewater treatment plant can result in delays and even disposal problems at the time of commissioning. Using the TIA Selection Tool, you can ensure error-free configuration without expert knowledge. You not only save time but also money. The TIA Selection Tool is free. The desktop and cloud versions permit cross-team cooperation with maximum flexibility.
Uninterrupted operation, high water quality, and reduction of plant costs are just some of the challenges of the process industry. Automation plays a key role in resolving these issues. Our automation engineering allows you to respond quickly to changes in the supply network. It stands for user-friendliness, high system availability, investment protection, future-proof technology and reduced total cost of ownership.
With perfectly matched components such as enclosure, bearings, active parts, ventilation and cooling system, we offer you the right motor and converter for every application. We thus ensure high plant availability, security of supply with high material quality through innovative processing, and low energy consumption.
Our comprehensive range of power supply products permits a reliable, secure, and efficient power supply with software and hardware products, systems, and solutions for all the voltage levels of your wastewater plant.
Our comprehensive technological know-how, proven industry expertise, and a global network of service experts are just some of the ways we can support you in the planning of your wastewater plant.
Integrated Engineering: shorter time from planning to operation
Competing in the international market today requires constant innovative strength and efficiency, faster commissioning – and uncompromising quality from the very start. The solution: Enjoy the benefits of digitalization as early as the engineering phase through our Integrated Engineering concept, based on consistent software tools.