Weather data has multiple uses in water management

By: CWS3175, 9:54 PM GMT on August 18, 2016

According to their website, Central Utah Water Conservancy District (CUWCD) is "proud of its role in managing the water in its jurisdiction and using technology, intelligence and hard work to ensure the best possible balance for man and nature.” As part of this management and use of technology, Orion Weather Stations are located at Jordanelle Dam and Utah Lake Pumping Station with three more soon to be delivered. The weather monitoring systems include the Orion al...

water environment

Carbon Dioxide Added to Sensor Options

By: CWS3175, 8:13 PM GMT on August 08, 2016

Responding to customer request, we have added an ambient Carbon Dioxide Sensor for use with the Weather MicroServer. This new feature was implemented specifically for an Apple data center via customer Siemens Building Technologies.

The carbon dioxide sensor uses an infrared light source to measure ppm-level carbon dioxide. The sensor is configured for analog output.The sensor is installed in a self-aspirating radiation shield to protect it from the effect...


5 Reasons Emergency Vehicle Specs Should Include a Weather Station

By: CWS3175, 8:22 PM GMT on July 13, 2016

“Being aware of the weather conditions before, during, and after an incident is imperative,” quotes columnist Chuck Sallade in Firefighter Nation. Weather information is critical for:

1. Risk Management – Identify and assess hazardous weather conditions for PPE and resource management from safe approach through potential evacuation
2. Helping predict fire behavior
3. Safe operation of equipment – firefighting and rescue
4. Incident ...

hazmat, emergency response, emergency management


By: CWS3175, 7:17 PM GMT on May 19, 2016

The Magellan MX™ is a new weather station line from Columbia Weather Systems offering GPS and compass readings, particularly useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time met data on the go, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles.


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Will an on-site weather station affect my network security?

By: CWS3175, 7:49 PM GMT on April 21, 2016

We recently received this query from a customer performing due diligence:

I am doing some research for CIPv5 on the Orion LX Weather Station (with Weather MicroServer). Are there any ‘system hardening’ techniques that the device has that would prevent any malicious code from being loaded into these systems?

Network security has become increasingly critical for some companies and organizations. Security breaches at private, public, and milit...

Updated: 7:54 PM GMT on April 21, 2016

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