Sluices News

  • Successful Dry Test At Appleton!

    Representatives of Troy-Ontor, Integrity Electric and Valley Sales & Equipment joined the staff of Gedawin Novo Controls at Appleton, Ontario on August 17th, 2016.  The purpose of the day was to conduct a dry test of the automated gate system. The system worked as planned and there were no issues!  The Appleton Sluice Gate Retrofit project undertaken by Gedawin Novo Controls is ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • Douglas Sluice Gate Automation Upgrade Completed

    Gedawin Novo Controls recently completed the sluice gate automation upgrade at the Douglas Generating Station. The station was commissioned in 2010 and Gedawin Novo Controls provided the complete control, protection, hydraulic and switchgear package. The new sluice gate controller seamlessly integrated with the existing SCADA system and the owner can now operate the sluice gate remotely using the ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • New hand operated spur gearbox for multi-turn valves

    The new HOS/MPR multi-turn spur gearboxes from Rotork Gears are designed for the manual operation of gate, globe, sluice and penstock valves with torque demands from 508Nm to 15,917Nm. These rugged gearboxes can be installed above or underground with upward or downward input orientation. The totally enclosed, maintenance-free spur gearing is grease lubricated for life and designed with ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Triple Validation of Sluice Levels for the EA

    Pulsar® Process Measurement Ltd have helped the EA measure and validate water levels within two vital sluices that protect Manchester and other population centres along the River Mersey from the risk of flooding. To validate the measured levels, Pulsar supplied three dBi Intelligent ...

  • Rotork Site Services provide a simplified flood defence solution

    There are many good reasons for introducing a level of automation to river sluice gates which are old and manually operated. Sluice gates are vitally important for defending against flooding during periods of persistent rainfall, when swift and reliable operation can prevent serious disruption and damage to ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotork Site Services provide a simplified flood defence solution

    There are many good reasons for introducing a level of automation to river sluice gates which are old and manually operated. Sluice gates are vitally important for defending against flooding during periods of persistent rainfall, when swift and reliable operation can prevent serious disruption and damage to property. Alternatively, during periods of drought, sluice gates play an important role in ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Extra pumps swing into action on the Somerset Levels

    The Environment Agency is stepping up its pumping operations on the Somerset Levels. Working in close partnership with Somerset County Council, local authorities and emergency services, additional pumps have been brought in to maximise the amount of floodwater that can be pumped away from the Somerset Levels and Moors. This will include increasing the volume of floodwater that goes down the Sowy ...

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