Landfill Remote Control Systems are Becoming More Sophisticated

As operators look to cut costs and improve efficiency, industry experts see automation within landfill sites further advancing. 

  • SCS Engineers' Remote Monitoring and Control (RMC) network includes features like visualization, alarms and data recording. 
  • Falls River, Mass.-based Loci Controls has come online with technology to simultaneously monitor multiple wells remotely, measuring for pressure and gas composition among metrics, with valves automatically adjusting to optimize gas collection.

By Arlene Karidis, Waste 360.