Cost-effective SCADA development for irrigation districts: a Nebraska case study
Irrigation districts across the West face economic hardship brought about by increased maintenance costs, reduced water supplies, and a shortage of skilled labor. One opportunity for a district to offset these challenges is by implementing a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. However, historically these systems have been out of the reach of smaller and less-affluent districts because of the large capital outlays required for adoption. Reclamation's Nebraska-Kansas Area Office in cooperation with Reclamation's Hydraulic Investigations and Research Laboratory is working with ...
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