The McCook Reservoir is a 10 billion gallon reservoir located in La Grange, Illinois. The project helps with combined sewer (sanitary and storm) overflows that cause flooding and watercourse contamination in Chicago and 36 suburbs, potentially affecting 5 million people.
Canary Systems was tasked with providing
- a wireless method of data transfer and access,
- an automated method of graphical data visualization for analysis,
- the design and installation of a new automated audio-visual early warning system for a new base station monitoring critical areas of concern,
- and the integration of additional Vibrating Wire crackmeters.