Ensuring Water Supply in Vegas
The supply of fresh water is critical in Nevada`s arid climate, especially with the continuous influx of new residents. Ensuring that the water processing equipment is properly maintained is just as critical. TSW International is helping water officials ensure a reliable supply of fresh water in southern Nevada, where the population grows by 3,500 new residents each month. With TSW`s maintenance management and inventory control system, Enterprise MPAC, the utility was able to get a handle on equipment assets and stock inventory in order to manage the increased demand. “Our current demand is over 330 million gallons, and growth will soon outpace our capability,” said Richard Wellington, Southern Nevada Water System project manager.
With the new maintenance management system, Welling-ton said the water system will be able to schedule technicians, order parts and materials ahead of need and optimize stock levels to make more economical use of warehouse space. The Southern Nevada Water Authority is planning a new water treatment plant in the city of Henderson. Wellington said plans call for an expanded use of the system to include the new plant, which will be controlled from the pre