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Burbank Water and Power Selects OSI Technology for a New Water Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a contract by Burbank Water and Power (BWP) to supply a new SCADA and Water Management system (WMS) based on OSI's monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform. The new platform can be used to reliably monitor and control the distribution of water to Burbank residents. The platform is also capable of optimizing various operational processes.

BWP's new WMS system includes OSI's advanced Graphical User Interface (GUI) and Situational Awareness system, Remote Console/Web based User Interface Communications Front-end Processor, Real-time and Historical Trending, Historical Information System and Data Archiving, Advanced Alarm Management System, as well as a comprehensive Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem.

BWP (www.burbankwaterandpower.com) is Burbank's community-owned water and electric utility, providing reliable, affordable and sustainable services to the residents and businesses of Burbank. Water services are offered to more than 100,000 residents and businesses including a large concentration of Motion Picture and Entertainment Studios. Burbank ranks top in the nation in terms of Water efficiency programs and recycled water usage.

OSI (www.osii.com) provides open, state-of-the-art and high-performance automation solutions to utilities worldwide. These solutions include Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Network Management Systems (NMS), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS) and Generation Management Systems (GMS); as well as individual software and hardware products and Smart Grid Solutions for utility operations. OSI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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