recycledwater

City West Water selects Parasyn for ARTP

Parasyn, has been appointed by City West Water (CWW) to provide consultancy services for the Altona Recycled Treatment Plant PLC Code Remediation Project. After an extensive audit conducted by MWH, changes in the treatment plant process and PLC control system were determined, documented and provided as the requirements for the plant remediation works. Parasyn’s scope…

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Is your Computer “painfully” slow?

Does your computer take too long to boot up? Once it does do you have dozens of little program icons in your system tray? It’s probably because you have too many programs which start running at startup. Just about every program written these days seems to want to do something “in the background”.  The first…

Stolthaven

Fuel Terminal more reliable with Automation

When Automation just has to be right, how can you simply just change the design on the fly? The truth is, the temptation is there to change things during deployment of any automation system, but it rarely produces a safer or sustainable result, even if it’s faster and more “efficient”! In 2013-2014 Stolthaven Australia constructed…

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SWIMs Reporting Made Easier

A bead of sweat trickles down the brow of Queensland Water service providers in spring each year. Why is that? Each year Service Providers (SPs) must collate significant volumes of data on water and sewerage services to numerous State and Commonwealth agencies. The Statewide Water Information Management (SWIM) project was created in 2006 to simplify…

Brisbane Flooding

Controlling flooding

Design, construct and deploy a control system in 3 weeks? Early June 2014, Parasyn was contacted by McIlwain to scope and deliver the control system for managing a Brisbane River Waterway gate. In the event of a flood risk from the Brisbane River, the gate can be operated to block the flood risk passing from…

egw water storage

What’s new – WTP upgraded for better management

Parasyn recently completed the Control System upgrade for East Gippsland Water’s Mallacoota and Orbost Water Treatment Plants.  The existing control systems consisted of obsolete Allen Bradley PLC’s that were no longer supported. The system topology included disparate control equipment and cabinets. As a result of improved operational requirements, the plants were upgraded including electrical switchboards…

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Warning: loT smoke and mirrors pending alarm!

As a child I first learned about Thing 1 and Thing 2 from the esteemed Dr Seuss http://seuss.wikia.com/wiki/Thing_One_and_Thing_Two . Even then “things” were defined as strange fury critters. Behold, today it’s savvy to be describing perhaps the greatest revolution of all time (“Internet of Things”) as a thing. But what does IoT mean? For some…

Lower Burdekin Water

What’s new – technology just works

Of course Plug “n” Play in the industrial space is not as simple as loading a device on your favourite mobile device. Loading an app is usually a simple process and probably not measured by the average consumer as a notable accomplishment. In stark contrast, it’s an achievement to create a new industrial wireless environment…