Digital change

Control, remote monitoring and service of small wastewater treatment plants

The subject of digitization represents a highly influential development that cannot be stopped and has become part of the lives of most people. Where does digitization stand in decentralized wastewater treatment? Digitization has undisputable advantages, but also many constraints. The government provides the prerequisites for digital change by improving mobile networks. But where does the industry for small wastewater treatment plants stand today?

Control systems for complex small wastewater treatment plants were very complex and tedious for many years. Innovative small sewage treatment plant...

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