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Pima County Water Reclamation Adds Perimeter Surveillance to Additional Facilities

June 23, 2015

Pima County Water Reclamation Adds Perimeter Surveillance to Additional Facilities

PureTech Systems® to provide intelligent geospatial video analytics for multiple wastewater sites

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (PCRWRD) continues in its efforts to ensure protection of Arizona’s water resources and ensure public safety with further deployment of perimeter surveillance capabilities. The most recent deployments at the Green Valley and Corona de Tucson sites, just outside of Tucson, AZ, include the PureActiv® geospatial video analytics for detection and advanced camera automation.

The systems, installed by system integrator CS Technologies, comprise multiple security technologies aimed at protecting the perimeter and critical assets of these water reclamation facilities. The installations, anchored with OnSSI's Ocularis video management software, features intrusion detection through PureActiv geospatial video analytics. Furthermore, both sites include infrared (IR) cameras manufactured by FLIR.

“As PCRWRD continues to ensure the security of its wastewater facilities, PureTech Systems is proud to be part of this expansion,” explained Kevin Haeberle operations manager at PureTech Systems. “The combination of the OnSSI Ocularis video management software combined with PureTech Systems’ video analytics alongside the FLIR’s thermal cameras will provide Pima County state-of-the-art protection for many years.”

Rod Graupmann, a PCRWRD Program Manager added, “PCRWRD’s mission is to protect the public health, safety and the environment by providing quality service, environmental stewardship and renewable resources. Part of this mission is insuring the public safety by securing our wastewater assets. We are pleased to have PureTech Systems as a partner in this effort."

Five of the nine PCRWRD facilities now utilize the OnSSI / PureTech Systems perimeter solution. The PCRWRD video surveillance security systems are monitored 24/7 in the new Tres Ríos Operational Control Center (OCC). The complete expansion and upgrade of this same facility recently received the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA), Arizona Chapter, Project of the Year award.

About PureTech Systems®
PureTech Systems Inc. is a manufacturer of wide-area perimeter surveillance software solutions including internally developed outdoor video analytics, multi-sensor integration and a map-based (real object size) command and control. It is offered to fortune 1000 firms, petro-chemical, water and electric utilities, seaports, airports and federal, state and local governments. With headquarters in Phoenix Arizona, PureTech Systems serves national and international markets. To find out more about PureTech Systems Inc. visit our website at www.puretechsystems.com or contact Eric Olson at 602-424-9842, Eric.Olson@PureTechSystems.com or Twitter @PureTechSystems.

About On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI)
OnSSI offers breakthrough VMS technology that’s field proven at tens of thousands of installations globally. The company's flagship Ocularis IP security and surveillance platform delivers open architecture, scalability and process automation at reduced operating costs. With its headquarters in Pearl River, New York and a regional development, sales and support center in Bruchsal, Germany, plus representation in over 100 countries around the world, OnSSI is transforming safety standards in schools, banks, cities, offices, stadiums, and airports. For more information on OnSSI, call 845-732-7900, e-mail info@onssi.com or visit www.onssi.com.

About Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department
The Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (PCRWRD) is dedicated to the goal of protecting the public health and the environment in a sustainable manner for the benefit of its current citizens and future generations. PCRWRD meets this commitment through the significant usage of reclaimed water for groundwater recharge, reuse, and environmental restoration throughout the Pima County community. Their activities in this regard aid in mitigating demand on potable water systems, thereby sustaining groundwater levels and preserving green infrastructure throughout the Pima County community. For more information about PCRWRD, visit their website at www.pima.gov/wastewaterreclamation.



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