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Tectonic: Open Source Improves Flow at Water Treatment Lab

Nov 08, 2004, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Open source software including the PostgreSQL database, iText and Linux are being used by the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality to collect and analyse water samples in its many water treatment plant. The system now used by the municipality was developed by local company Technology Systems Integration.

"The Tshwane (formerly Pretoria) municipality collects data around the clock from a number of its water treatment plants to ensure the quality of the water. The new web-based system using a Linux server running PostgreSQL and a range of tools developed in Java by TSI, is also designed to eliminate the human error factor as well..."

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