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Satellite-based system monitors critical operating conditions at remote water sites

Because many water facility sites are located in remote areas that lack cellular, internet and phone service, Sensaphone offers the SAT4D satellite-based monitoring system. The system monitors up to four critical conditions 24/7, including tank floats, turbidity, pump status, security, power failure and equipment malfunction, at locations such as pump houses and wells.  

When a sensor falls out of the preset range, the system notifies people via phone call, email or text message. This early warning of a possible problem helps to protect valuable assets and prevent costly downtime. Operators can access status information and make programming changes via Sensaphone’s dedicated website.

The SAT4D system is self-powered and can operate for over three years on its replaceable battery in temperatures ranging from -22 to 140 °F (-30 to 60 °C). Each unit is sealed in a weatherproof, locking NEMA-4X enclosure to protect it from harsh conditions or vandalism. GPS technology pinpoints the location of the monitored equipment.