Winter 2013 Newsletter Published – ISA Water/Wastewater Division

The ISA Water/Wastewater Industry Division is pleased to announce that our Winter 2013 newsletter is now available on our symposium website and at

In our 36 page newsletter you will find:

  • Introduction to our new WWID board
  • Updates about our 2013 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium on Aug 6-8, including our three invited speakers.
  • Details about training courses being offered in conjunction with our symposium, namely a 2-day in-depth cyber security course and a 1-day flow meter selection/sizing course.
  • Technical Article about the cost savings that result from using VFDs with pumps instead of throttling vavkes to control flow for pumping applications.


  • Report on a special feature session that WWID held at WEFTEC this fall
  • Last call for WWID student scholarship applications; Due Jan 31, 2013
  • Last call for symposium abstract submissions: Due Jan 31, 2013
  • Information about the newly released ISA-62382 standard on loop checks
  • Interesting history article about where the term “PLC” came from

As you read through this newsletter, I encourage you to register to attend this year’s symposium and ISA training courses. Make sure to mark our Aug 6-8 symposium on your calendar.


About GrahamNasby

Graham Nasby, P.Eng., PMP, CAP is a project manager and automation engineer who lives in Guelph, Ontario Canada where he is the Water SCADA & Security Specialist for the City of Guelph Waterworks. Graham was the chair of the 2012 and 2013 ISA water/wastewater symposiums, and is currently the editor of the ISA Water/Wastewater newsletter. He can be contacted at