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Rockford Water Treatment System Controls

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Control system engineering, programming, and SCADA controls configuration services were included as part of a $75M Capital Improvement Plan upgrading Rockford’s water supply, treatment and distribution systems.

  • 40 remote well sites involved.
  • New control panel at each site, with PLC and radio.
  • New control panel with PLC and radio at Operations Center.
  • System-wide use of Ethernet communications for PLC’s, VFD’s, and Ethernet radios.
  • Two SCADA server PC’s running new SCADA software. Thin client computers and client PC’s for operators and supervisors.
  • Proficy iFIX SCADA software for operator interface at Operations Center.
  • Touch-screen operator interfaces at each well site, as well as at Operations Center.


City of Rockford


$75 Million Upgrade

Project Manager

Don Voogt, Scott Mahnke


American Water Works Association (APWA), Illinois Chapter, 2011 Public Works Project of the Year