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Channel Networks - Stormwater Treatment Facilities

Discharge Control of Stormwater Overflow Tank

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Discharge Measurement and Discharge Control on Stormwater Overflow Tank
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Discharge Measurement and Discharge Control on Stormwater Overflow Tank

Application

  • Pipe diameter 0.3 m, made of galvanised steel
  • Part filled
  • Low filling levels during night times

Definition of tasks

  • Continuous measurement and flow rate control on a stormwater overflow tank
  • Detection of low nightly discharges
  • Not more than one additional unit can be installed due to few space available in the switching cabinet
Schematische Darstellung einer Rohrmessstrecke mit Schieberregelung
Schematische Darstellung einer Rohrmessstrecke mit Schieberregelung
Schematische Darstellung einer Rohrmessstrecke mit Schieberregelung

Solution

  • A flow measurement using the Doppler method Type OCM FR with tube-shaped
  • flow velocity sensor has been used.
  • In order to measure even lowest levels an ultrasonic measurement from the pipe top down (Type NivuCompact) has been selected.

Advantages

  • No need to install an additional controller in the switching cabinet due to transmitter-integrated 3-step controller with surge detection
  • The sensor placement allows flow measurement from zero to maximum

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