The supervisory control and data aquisition (SCADA) system transmission equipment is currently being upgraded. The new system allows for better control of the treatment and pumping equipment. We are currently in the process of raising antennas to increase communications between sites and updating control modules.
National Highway Tank Painting
The 1 million gallon water tank located on National Highway in Pennsauken is going to be powerwashed and overcoated. The tank will be cleaned and then overcoated using a coat of primer and a final urethane coat.
Chapel Avenue Main Replacement
MPWC will be replacing the eight inch water main located on Chapel Avenue in Cherry Hill and Merchantville. The main has reached the end of it useful life and in accordance with the asset management plan, it is scheduled for routine replacement. The new main will be encased in polyethylene sheeting to slow the pipe aging process and allow the new pipe to serve our customers for many years to come. Once complete, the trenches will be repaired.
The MPWC is in the process of adding cameras to remotely view our treatment plants and tanks. The cameras are viewed 24 hours per day by our operations center located at the corner of Park and Haddonfield. Most of the remote sites are now monitored via the cameras.