Eastern Irrigation District canal automation and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
The Eastern Irrigation District (EID), located in southern Alberta, Canada, is a farmer owned entity that delivers water to 300,000 acres (121,500 ha) of irrigation and encompasses a total area of 1.5 million acres (607,000 ha). EID implemented automated level control on major water control structures in its system. The first controllers used were industrial-rated computers. The technology now employed has evolved with the industry and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) have replaced the computers for control functions. The SCADA system was developed with Wonderware's Intouch graphical user ...
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