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: We have some large pumps, how many starts per day will be scheduled?

Dec 05 2010

A: Aquadapt software schedules pumps within modifiable criteria. This can include restricting the number of starts per day or even the time slots when starts are permissible; to align to shift changes for example. We can even work out the cost impact of reduced starts so you can evaluate the cost benefit of allowing more starts per day versus expected maintenance costs.

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