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Canal de Isabel II Gestión S.A. (henceforth, Canal Gestión) is a public corporation that deals with the full water cycle in the region of Madrid, Spain. It provides service to more than 6.3 million people, in an area of about 8000 sq. km. Its supply and sewage system is quite complex, and its operation requires sophisticated ITC systems. One in particular, the centralised SCADA, captures data from nearly 50000 instruments. This information generates an average of about 3000 alarms a day, which are treated in its Main Control Centre. In order to make a better management of these alarms, and make the most out of SCADA data, coordinated with GIS, CMMS and other information systems, Canal Gestión has developed Insygnia project. Based upon open source base software (Linux, JBoss, Drools and Activity), it aims to three different targets: - Integrate SCADA and GIS through a CMDB. - Provide full tracking of alarm management throughout related systems (expecially CMMS) - Correlate alarms, SCADA, CMMS and demand forecasting data and, using a rule-based system, automate alarm dispatching and reduce its number. Insygnia has been fully implemented, and it is being enhanced continuously with improved set of rules. A short description of some of them follows: - Group alarms related to a RTU or communications failure into a single alarm - Provide variable limits for DMA demand depending on forecast, season and weather data - Correlate flow and pressure values at DMAs - Detect DMA lack of isolation events based on SCADA and CMMS data - Create automatically repair orders for instrumentation in CMMS - Correlate low-pressure events from supply network CMMS and SCADA data. In the full paper, an exhaustive list of implemented rules and how they have contributed to a better management of the supply and sewage systems will be exposed.


Session R69, Water Distribution Networks: Treatment and Resource Allocations



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