ELAN Services & Capabilities
ELAN Technologies has been an innovator in open channel flow measurement
and monitoring since the inception of the Clean Water Act.
Our tradition of providing the most accurate flow monitoring is
a result of our efforts to continuously being on the leading edge
of new and innovative technologies. Commitments to accuracy include
providing our installation crews the best available equipment and
tools. Our crews have over 13 years of flow service experience,
with ELAN. Long term employees are the most valuable asset to our
company and our client’s successful flow monitoring program.
Technologies is an excellent resource for your collection system
maintenance and improvement plans. Our experience in open channel
flow measurement is strong. This includes flow meter design and
working closely and evaluating most all serious manufacturers’
flow meters. Our background in electrical engineering and instrumentation
has played a valued role in emerging technologies, for over 30 years.
experience has proven not only do flow meters from different manufacturers
not operate the same in a given flow situation; experience has shown
different flow meters from the same manufacturer in an identical
flow application can at times yield different results. This is where
an ELAN flow monitoring quality assurance plan can provide the assurances
to other stake holders that the data being reviewed is of the highest
quality and all measures have been taken to insure the quality result.
Mulitple Platform Support
can support the major brand of open channel flow products below,
for customers who have made the investment in several brands as
technologies improve, we can support your hybrid metering approach
with services to match.
For reference, ELAN has worked with and evaluated the following
flow manufacturers products; American Sigma, Marsh Mc-Birney, ISCO
and DataGator. Each company has advantages and disadvantages depending
on the flow application.
ELAN’s years of experience installing equipment in many varied
open channels, has provided us a strong confidence when equipment
is working correctly. We have the tools and systems in place to
insure accuracy. Our QuickCal level measurement tool for open
channel flow is used by Cities, Towns, and Waste Water Authorities
throughout the USA. The QuickCal level measurement tool is for
everyone who has had to go out to the field and make level measurements
in trying circumstances. We are all aware of the stakes in accurate
flow measurement as the data is the basis to be used for future
sewer rehabilitation projects, compliance monitoring, inflow and
infiltration, and billing programs.
you’re using a mixed technology of flow meters, we can provide
maintenance and support services for the various technologies.
ELAN can provide local repair and maintenance for your flow monitoring
equipment. We have a flow lab in our facility we use to verify
proper operation of flow measurement equipment.
Permanent Flow Monitoring
For those customers that require permanent or semi permanent
flow meter support, there are several levels of service available.
Services available include routine data downloads, battery changes,
sensor cleaning is required. If a sensor needs to be replaced,
or we need to perform confined space entry, we have all the tools
available in our service van. All data can be tabulated and sent
to the appropriate stake holders for review. ELAN has provided
these services to Sanitary Districts, Cities and Towns, over
many years, without interruption.
Automated flow services include wireless telemetry of important
flow data including level, velocity, flow rain data, and sewer
overflow events. ELAN incorporates the industry leaders in communications
technology used in data delivery services.
We can manage the collection of system data and interface with
the following systems and subsystems:
owned private wireless networks
ELAN interfaces the different manufacturer’s flow meter technologies
already owned by the collection system manager. Data warehouses
can be built on your premises, working with your people. For those
who do not require or want the data warehouse computer at their
location, we can provide data warehousing for our clients. Our
clients can have web based access to data, and share that information
with the consulting engineer working on your behalf, as well as
the city manager concerned about any combined sewer overflow events,
and most specifically public safety.
Monitoring of the Collection System
are different options for automated monitoring of the collection
system; these include underground battery powered wireless RTU
systems, with antennas systems built into a manhole cover. Custom
pavement antennas can be used for communicating data from the
underground equipment. For above-ground sites we can provide
stainless steel instrument enclosures with solar panels and battery
charging systems with antennas integrated into the top of the
enclosure. Please review some of our case study solutions for
applications similar to your system.
systems not using the area velocity flow measurement technology,
ELAN works exclusively with Plasti-Fab for corrosion resistant primary
measurement devices including flumes and weirs, packaged metering
manholes, and innovative primary flow measurement devices for extremely
low flow environments in sanitary sewers.
and Dye Testing
part of any project, ELAN can provide smoke and dye
testing services, as part of an overall I & I program.
If your requirement is for a turnkey flow service provider,
ELAN Technologies is ready to serve.
Please contact ELAN
Technologies for more information.