DNP3 for Water/Wastewater SCADA Systems

Summary: This 9-page whitepaper explains the key features of the DNP3 protocol and how it can help in water/wastewater telemetry systems. Developed primarily for use in the power industry, the features of this 20-year-old open protocol that support water/wastewater SCADA systems include classification of field data, report by exception, time-stamped data, support for time synchronization, secure authentication, diagnostic information for each I/O point and communication to multiple masters.

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