Fact sheets

Aquadapt Overview

Derceto is a leading provider of energy management software for water utilities worldwide. We help utilities improve their energy efficiency, typically a difficult challenge given the complexity of operating a water system network, often under budget constraints and with ongoing regulatory compliance. Read more

Demand Response and Aquadapt

Demand Response (DR) is term widely used to denote mechanisms to encourage reduced peak electricity demand in a system through payments and incentives to shed load or use alternative on-site generation to supplement the power grid. With US power companies now offering Demand Response incentives amounting to $300,000/MW, customers of Derceto’s Aquadapt software are well placed to save money – and make a major contribution to efficient energy management across their local grid. Read more

East Bay Municipal Utility District - San Francisco Bay

The first installation of Aquadapt software in North America, for East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), produced significant savings in energy costs, improved pump efficiency, and measurably improved turnover of stored water. Read more

Eastern Municipal Water District - Southern California

The implementation of Aquadapt software to optimize operations at Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) in southern California presented special challenges. Read more

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission - Maryland

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is the 8th largest water utility in North America. The sheer size of WSSC’s system and its associated system constraints, along with hugely varying energy tariffs, required a unique software solution to consistently reduce energy costs while maintaining reliable distribution of water. Read more

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ABOUT SIMON BUNN –
CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

After graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) Simon spent the next 21 years in control systems design, rising to become a partner in The Beca Group in 1999. In 2000 Simon used his experience of control systems and water treatment processes to design the complex software at the heart of the Aquadapt product, the world’s first commercially available real-time pump scheduling optimizer. Email Simon 

FAQ

Q: How far ahead does Aquadapt software Schedule?

Dec 04 2010

A: Aquadapt software schedules up to 48 hours ahead but displays a 24-hour window of time on the operator screen. This shows the previous three hours and the next 21 hours. As the day progresses Aquadapt software continues to create new schedules for the rest of the current day and the whole of the next day. At the end of the day there is 24 and a 1/2 hours of schedule, and half an hour later as the day rolls over the Aquadapt software goes back to full 48 hour scheduling. 

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