News from the Protocol Standards Association.

25-Apr-2018 Website updated to assist members

We have made some small adjustments to our website which we thought you should be informed of. Those adjustments are:

  • On the panel on the right of the website front page we have added a list of upcoming meetings. This will be kept up to date so that the meetings that are taking place can easily be seen by members. We are keen for members to be involved in these meetings should they wish […]

06-Feb-2018 WITS Plugfest Report (January 2018)


After the success of the last WITS-DNP3 protocol plugfest in May 2017, a further plugfest was arranged for Wednesday January 17th 2018. Jerry Trowbridge of Northumbrian Water kindly booked the excellent Sjovoll Centre in Pity Me, close to Durham and the Northumbrian Water offices for both the plugfest and user meeting (which was held the day after). On the day, two large meeting rooms were joined together to provide a huge space […]

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18-Jan-2018 WITS Updates Coverage and Logo

Following increased interest from industries other than UK water in the WITS DNP3 protocol, the WITS PSA has decided to broaden the coverage of WITS from “Water Industry Telemetry Standards” to “Worldwide Industrial Telemetry Standards”.

Consequently, the WITS logo has been updated to reflect this change as shown below and on our updated website.

The logo change:

WITS Protocol   becomes  

17-Jan-2018 WITS Plugfest Day

WITS Plugfest Day Today

WITS-DNP3 Vendors and users from across the UK have come together at the Sjovoll Centre, Durham. Everyone has brought their latest hardware, firmware and software to test WITS-DNP3 implementations.  Engineers from Servelec, Schneider, Xylem, Pulsar, Technolog, Metasphere, Brodersen and Softing are here among others to test and improve their systems.

We have representatives from a number of WITS user organisations and their consultants to assist and oversee the work.

WITS-IoT will be presented […]

15-Jan-2018 WITS Tickets now published in Members Library

A prioritised list of open tickets is now available for inspection by members in the Members Library.

The WITS PSA maintains a ticketing system in which all issues raised against the WITS PSA are recorded. These issues can be, for example, issues related to the WITS-DNP3 protocol implementation, issues related to user configuration of their systems, issues of documentation or suggestions for improvement The system acts as a central repository, ensuring that no issues are […]

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12-Jan-2018 WITS at the Global Leakage Summit 2018

WITS Member speaking on the use of WITS at the Global Leakage Summit 2018

Graham Nasby of Guelph Water in Canada will be speaking at the Global Leakage Summit 2018. The Summit is on Tuesday 13th March and Wednesday 14th March in London, UK. You can read more about the summit here.

Graham will be presenting on Guelph Water’s use of the WITS-DNP3 Protocol to efficiently collect pressure and flow data from District Metered Areas […]

04-Dec-2017 WITS Wastewater Loggers at SWW

South West Water has selected battery-powered WITS data loggers from Servelec Technologies for a wastewater event duration monitoring (EDM) project which starts this month [November 2017].

The Seprol S2000nano devices will be installed to monitor sewer levels underneath the roads of Cornwall and Devon.

As the loggers are WITS certified they integrate directly with South West Water’s WITS enabled SCOPE SCADA and telemetry system, also provided by Servelec. The enterprise SCOPE SCADA and telemetry system deployed […]

21-Nov-2017 WITS PSA Forums Now LIVE!

The WITS PSA Committee are pleased to announce that the WITS PSA Forums are available once again.

The WITS PSA member forums can now be accessed again from the WITS website using the Members’ Forum link (you must be a WITS member and logged-in to the WITS website). It should be possible to log in using the username and password you have always used for the forum. If your organisation is a WITS PSA member and […]

18-Oct-2017 WITS Forums – Service announcement

WITS Forums – Service announcement and migration to new host

Following the first user meeting in June 2017, users requested that they have a method to continue discussions on line between meetings. These discussions should be private to the users. The current forum used by the WITS PSA and its members has been voluntarily managed by one of the PSA vendors representatives (Gavin Rawson). To avoid any conflicts of interest and with the help of […]

17-Oct-2017 WITS Plugfest Date Announced

2018 Plugfest Date Announcement

Following the last successful WITS Plugfest on May 17th 2017 (see the article on the WITS website to remind you), we would like to invite you to the next WITS Plugfest on Wednesday 17th January 2018.

As requested at the last Plugfest, we will be inviting more users this time around.  To facilitate this, the plugfest will be held in the same location and on the day before the WITS User Meeting, thus […]