Although the Montana city of Bozeman’s stormwater system has been silently producing front-page news for decades, it has typically only flowed into the spotlight because of an incident or an emergency.
How quickly things can change. Just formed in 1992, the West Central Conservancy District (WCCD) provides sewer service to more than 8,000 customers in Hendricks County, Ind., immediately west of metro Indianapolis.
In the heart of Brisbane, Australia’s third most populous city, construction company Watpac Australia Pty. Ltd. has a contract to build a $570-million (US) project in the Southbank cultural precinct that will integrate residential, commercial, hotel and public space with a public transport hub.
Asset monitoring with total stations is more common and better known than monitoring with other spatial sensors, and for good reason — total stations are a great choice in most situations, given their ability to monitor up to hundreds of points from a single setup, in real time and with high accuracy.