Fiber installation impacts city water system
October 10, 2019
The City of Sundance is dealing with an unexpected consequence of the switchover to fiber internet: the loss of the old copper wire could impact the functionality of the SCADA monitoring system that controls the water tanks which feed the town.
“Range Telephone did fiber-to-the-home in Sundance, the problem being that up until now we’ve always had our water systems controlled by off-on switches,” said Mayor Paul Brooks last week.
“Mac [Erickson, Public Works Director] and I have been in quite a little conversation with these folks concerning how we’re going to handle it because it...