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OmniSite will be relocating to a new facility at 203 W Morris Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 in September 2015.


Just released- OmniSite will be relocating to a new facility at 203 W Morris Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 in September 2015. The historic factory at 203 W. Morris was the former home of the L.W. Ott Manufacturing Company, which manufactured leather and upholstered furniture in the early 20th century. Ott was the first furniture manufacturer in Indianapolis in the late 1800’s. The building is in its original form, but remains in good condition; given its age. The warehouse has the original large oak Read more

Student Innovation Fund Helps Power First Recipient


A year ago, IUPUI announced Tom and Peggy Ward's $100k gift to the School of Engineering and Technology. We are happy to report the Student Innovation Fund has it's first recipient. IUPUI student Earl Han grew up with a love for cars, "all I’d talk about was cars, or so my parents say,” he states in the interview posted at IUPUI.edu. His team, which includes fellow IUPUI Motorsports grad Paul Lucas, plans to update the function and Read more

The GuardDog Mobile Android App is Here!


Our world class software has finally arrived for the Android. Now you can check alarms, run times, and see all stations from the palm of your hand. Screenshots From the Read more

GuardDog Updates: More Efficient Device Setup


Our Engineers are at it again! Their relentless pursuit of software perfection has just produced Copy to Device and updated Show Station Notes capability. Keep reading to learn more about these great new features. Copy to Device Our new Copy to Device feature is now available through the Device Setup page. This time saving option allows users to replicate the setup of one unit across many same model units with the click of a button. Utilizing Copy to Device is simple; complete Read more

Old SCADA Systems Need Updates to Meet FCC Mandate


The FCC Mandatory Narrowbanding deadline is fast approaching and as of January 1, 2013, “any equipment that is not capable of operating on channels of 12.5 kHz or less will need to be replaced.” The FCC added that, “it is likely that those who fail to comply will face serious penalties such as monetary fines or license cancellation.” If you do not currently have a plan or need assistance, please contact us immediately. What is Narrowbanding? Traditional land mobile VHF and Read more

GuardDog Updates: Streamlining Access to Data


The talented and relentless engineers at OmniSite have been busy adding additional features to our software and as a result GuardDog is getting a few updates. These updates will go into effect at approximately 10p EST tonight and will grant users a better experience by allowing streamlined access to the data they deserve. Here are the updates direct from one of our Senior Software Engineers:   The Dashboard is trimmed down. Device activity and the notifications pie chart are removed. This solves Read more

>Precision Pump & Valve Partners With OmniSite

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Newest Representative for West Virginia

Greenwood, Indiana – September 15, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced its newest distributor of OmniSite equipment: Precision Pump & Valve. Precision Pump & Valve has agreed to be the exclusive dealer of OmniSite equipment for the state of West Virginia, Southeastern Ohio and Eastern Kentucky.

The history of Precision Pump & Valve is a significant part of who they are and what they strive to maintain. In its nearly 50 years of existence, PPVS has risen from the basement of Arthur C. “Harry” Kemerer, the company’s founder, to become an industry leader in providing Precision sales and repair service to industrial and municipal customers throughout West Virginia and portions of Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

Precision Pump & Valve built their business around machine shop services and pump and valve repair, and this focus on solving customers’ problems has remained their primary focus throughout their 40-plus year history. Early on Harry Kemerer instilled a relentless work ethic and commitment to the job that is still present today. His drive for Precision performance lives on through each and every employee, each of whom is proud to be part of the Precision family.

PPVS is a third-generation family-owned company with an extended family of over fifty employees. Through continued leadership and their employees’ unquestionable commitment to serving the customer, Precision Pump & Valve Service is truly focused on providing a solution to all of your flow control problems.

About Precision Pump Service, Inc.

In 1958 Precision Pump Service, Inc. was incorporated in the state of West Virginia. Literally starting out in the basement of the home of A.C. Kemerer, Precision was a part time venture, servicing small pumps for Union Carbide. PPVS is a third-generation family-owned company with an extended family of over fifty employees. They have a 25,000+ square foot facility in Cross Lanes, West Virginia and a 10,000 square foot facility in Marietta, Ohio.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>Hydra Service Teams Up With OmniSite

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Newest Representative for Alabama

Greenwood, Indiana – August 1, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced its newest distributor of OmniSite equipment – Hydra Service . Hydra Service has agreed to be the exclusive dealer of OmniSite equipment for the state of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.

Hydra Service’s primary business is to provide a full-service facility for pumping equipment. They sell, rent, and repair a wide variety of pumps, specifically industrial dewatering and waste water.

Hydra Service has the qualified staff of sales consultants and technicians that have the expertise to analze your fluid movement situation and make cost-effective recommendations. No matter what kind or how much water you want moved, Hydra Service has the pump for your particular need – electric and hydraulic submersibles, electric and diesel driven centrificals, air-operated diaphragms, high-head, high-volume, vortex, trash and slurry.

About Hydra Service, Inc.

Hydra Service, Inc. is a southern-owned & operated company that has specialized in moving fluids since 1982. They have offices in Cullman, Warrior and Robertsdale, Alabama, plus one office in Jackson, Mississippi.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>Gulf States Engineering Agrees To Sell OmniSite Equipment

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Newest Representative for Louisiana and Mississippi

Greenwood, Indiana – July 15, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced its newest distributor of OmniSite equipment – Gulf States Engineering. Gulf States Engineering has agreed to be a dealer of OmniSite equipment for the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Western Tennessee.

The company was established in 1967 as an industrial distributor of vertical turbine pumps. The company has maintained a technical staff and expanded into both the industrial and municipal markets with pumps, compressors, blowers, valves, controls, and water and wastewater treatment equipment.

Field service and shop repair is performed by factory trained service technicians who are certified by the companies represented. An inventory of parts is maintained at the two service centers which are located in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Jackson, Mississippi.

Sales and application engineers are stationed in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Jackson, Mississippi and Memphis. Since many of the company products are highly specialized, sales staff includes three (3) Professional Engineers (P.E.), several degreed industrial and mechanical engineers, and supporting inside sales personnel.

“Engineered Products for Process and Power” is a slogan which accurately describes the many products and processes which the company sells to provide hydraulic and pneumatic power and water treatment; both potable and non-potable.

About Gulf States Engineering

The company was established in 1967 as an industrial distributor of vertical turbine pumps. An inventory of parts is maintained at the two service centers which are located in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Jackson, Mississippi. Sales and application engineers are stationed in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Jackson, Mississippi and Memphis.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>Electric Pump Signs On With OmniSite

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Newest Representative for Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota

Greenwood, Indiana – July 1, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced its newest distributor of OmniSite equipment – Electric Pump. Electric Pump has agreed to be a dealer of OmniSite equipment for the states of Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota.

With a staff of 50 strong covering a seven-state area, Electric Pump is only a phone call away. They have fully equipped service locations in Des Moines, Iowa; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Fargo, North Dakota; Brainerd, Minnesota; and Eldridge, Iowa — all providing 24 hour emergency service 365 days a year.

Their service professionals are fully trained and authorized by the manufacturers to perform any service work your pump or station may need. Some of their technicians bring over 30 years of experience to their customers. Electric Pump is also pleased to offer preventative maintenance programs tailored to the customer’s specific needs. It only takes one call to Electric Pump to satify all your fluid handling needs.

About Electric Pump

Electric Pump has a staff of 50 strong covering a seven state area, including Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, North and South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. They have fully equipped service locations in several states all providing 24-hour emergency service 365 days a year.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>OmniSite Releases New Product – Crystal Ball RTU

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Product has Pump Control and Analog Capabilities

Greenwood, Indiana – May 14, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced the release of the Crystal Ball RTU provides the functionality of a telephone alarm dialer and telemetry radio in a complete package that is easy to assemble.

The OmniSite Crystal Ball represents the best value in a lift station monitoring system on the market today, and is immediately available for sale. It can provide all the monitoring functions of a telephone dialer, but also advanced calculations of a SCADA system at a fraction of the price.

The unique aspect of the Crystal Ball is that by installing two slip-on current transducers, and landing a total of five wires, you can receive the following information about the lift station each day from anywhere in the world via the Internet.

The Crystal Ball features include:

  • Pump amp draw
  • Calculated well inflow rate using timed well refill
  • Calculated pump GPM using timed draw downs
  • Total station flow (no flow meter needed and accurate to 3% per day)
  • Combined Pump GPM rate
  • Pump Failure Alarms
  • Pump on/off cycles
  • Pump run hours
  • Power failure alarm
  • High Wet Well Alarm
  • Low backup battery alarm

This is an incredible time saving feature, and provides a reliable, long-term solution unmatched by dialers and SCADA. OmniSite expects that this exciting product can have a dramatic impact in the water and wastewater markets for the balance of 2003 and beyond.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>ITT Flygt Corporation & OmniSite Partner Up In Wisconsin

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Newest Representative in Wisconsin

Greenwood, Indiana – March 24, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced its newest distributor of OmniSite equipment – ITT Flygt Corporation. ITT Flygt Corporation has agreed to be a dealer of OmniSite equipment for the state of Wisconsin. ITT Flygt Corporation will also cover mining and general industry for parts of northern Illinois.

As the world leader of submersible pumps, mixers and accessories ITT Flygt has been producing products within this field since the 1940’s, when Sixten Englesson invented the first submersible drainage pump. The company has since grown to a worldwide corporation, operating in over 130 countries.

Throughout the last half century ITT Flygt has continued to lead the submersible industry, with inventions such as the submersible mixer, the submersible sewage pump, and the banana blade mixer. Even today, ITT Flygt continues to be the market innovator, with products such as the N-pump, which promises to revolutionize submersible pumping.

ITT Flygt Corporation has 37 wholly or partly owned companies around the world and representation in over 130 countries. ITT Flygt Corporation, with headquarters based in Stockholm, Sweden, at year-end 2001 had a turnover of approximately USD 617 million.

About ITT Flygt Corporation

ITT Flygt Corporation was founded in 1901, the company today produces pumps and mixers on the same site where everything began in the district of Lindеs in Southern Sweden. In 1968 the ownership of Stenberg-Flygt AB was transferred to the American multinational enterprise ITT (International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation). ITT Flygt Corporation has over 4000 employees, of which 2500 are employed outside of Sweden.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use sewer lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>Ellis K. Phelps & Company Join Forces With OmniSite

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Newest Representative for Florida

Greenwood, Indiana – February 12, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced its newest distributor of OmniSite equipment – Ellis K. Phelps & Company. Ellis K. Phelps & Company has agreed to be a dealer of OmniSite equipment for the states of Florida and Georgia.

Ellis K. Phelps and Company was incorporated October 2, 1958 in the state of Florida by Ellis K. Phelps as a Manufacture’s Representative to serve the Water and Wastewater Industry.

The current management represents the sixth generation of ownership. From a small one man firm in 1954, Ellis K. Phelps and Company has grown to be an integrated Manufacture’s Representative, Service and Manufacturing company employing over 75 people.

The main office is a 43,000 sq. ft. facility in the Orlando, Florida area housing sales (EKP Division), accounting, service and repair, and electrical control panel manufacture. They also operate a complete machine shop with two full time machinists.

Ellis K. Phelps and Company also maintains three other facilities a seven thousand (7,000) square foot facility in West Palm Beach, Florida; a four thousand (4,000) square foot facility in Savannah, Georgia; and a six thousand five hundred (6,500) square foot facility in Fort Myers, Florida.

About Ellis K. Phelps & Company

Ellis K. Phelps and Company was incorporated October 2, 1958 in the state of Florida by Ellis K. Phelps as a Manufacture’s Representative to serve the Water and Wastewater Industry. Currently Ellis K. Phelps and Company has four facilities throughout Florida and Georiga, including the main office which is a 43,000 sq. ft. facility in Orlando, Florida.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>OmniSite Looks To The Future With Record Sales In 2002

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5th Consecutive Year of Increased Sales

Greenwood, Indiana – January 21, 2003 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced record sales in 2002. This is the 5th consecutive year of increased sales.

In 2002 OmniSite reported an increase in sales in all four quarters. OmniSite increased sales by 30% from 2001, and also sold 100% more XR-50’s and XR-100’s in 2002 than 2001. OmniSite is already on pace to set sales’ records in January and the 1st quarter for 2003.

Tom Ward, National Sales Manager for OmniSite said the following about 2002, “We believe this is just the beginning. We believe we can improve on those numbers in 2003. The reception I am getting on OmniSite equipment across the country is unbelievable. It makes my job as a salesman pretty easy!”

“I believe we haven’t even reached the tip of the iceberg. With our new patent pending Crystal Ball™ coming out in the first part of this year, we believe we can really give the customer a product that they truly want and need. We have always believed in our mission to sell the best American lift station monitors, and we think we have accomplished that goal with our last couple innovations, especially the Crystal Ball. Being a communications related company we feel that the Crystal Ball will change the way lift stations are monitored. With a low cost and easy installation the Crystal Ball is the next generation of lift station telemetry, plus the internet setup is as easy as 123.

“The Crystal Ball will replace autodialers, telephone dialers and SCADA systems. With our remote monitoring network already in place, the Crystal Ball will be heard like a bullhorn in the water and wastewater industries. The Crystal Ball will be a panacea for lift station monitoring. All I can say about 2003 is it’s going to be one busy year.”

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


>Dakota Supply Group Agrees to Sell OmniSite Equipment

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Newest Representative for North and South Dakota

Greenwood, Indiana – December 18, 2002 – OmniSite (www.omnisite.com), the leader in low cost easy to use monitoring equipment for the wastewater industry, today announced its newest distributor of OmniSite equipment – Dakota Supply Group. Dakota Supply Group has agreed to be a dealer of OmniSite equipment for the states of North and South Dakota.

Since their establishment in 1898, Dakota Supply Group has worked hard at building their reputation as a full-line electrical, communications and mechanical distributor, known for state-of-the-art products, experienced employees, personal service, and a total quality management approach to every transaction from beginning to end. As an employee-owned business, they have that unique personal quality which is often hard to find in today’s business world. At Dakota Supply Group, their suppliers and customers are thought of as business partners.

Dakota Supply Group is headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, with warehouses in Fargo, Grand Forks, Bismarck, Williston, Aberdeen, and Sioux Falls. In 1999, they acquired Plainsco, a South Dakota wholesale distributor of electrical, plumbing, heating & cooling, pumps, and waterworks materials with warehouses in Aberdeen, Sioux Falls, Mitchell, Pierre, and Rapid City. Now they can also design and build electrical control systems, assist in the design of sewage and water system pumping, hydronic and domestic hot water systems and many other problem solving applications. JI Company, Minot, ND was acquired in January, 2001 bringing the number of branches to 13.

Together the diversified company offers 250 lines and 25,000 products. With a modern computerized inventory and processing system, they can provide their customers with same-day service by processing, packaging, and shipping an order within minutes of a phone call or fax.

Because of today’s rapid changes in their product lines and technology, they realize the importance of continuing education. Their employees participate in training sessions and seminars to stay on top of changes in product technology. This valuable knowledge is then utilized to better serve their customers’ needs. Dakota Supply Group has entered the new century ready to serve their growing economy by working with their current vendors and searching out new products and services that will help their customers grow.

About Dakota Supply Group

Dakota Supply Group, headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, establishment in 1898 has worked hard at building their reputation as a full-line electrical, communications and mechanical distributor, known for state-of-the-art products, experienced employees, personal service, and a total quality management approach to every transaction from beginning to end.

About OmniSite

OmniSite is a cellular monitoring solutions company that provides cellular monitoring and control of equipment to the water and wastewater industries. The OmniSite system was specifically designed to be the easiest to install, setup and use lift station monitor on the market. OmniSite cellular monitors are on sewage pumping stations across the country, allowing operators to view and analyze data from any computer at any time and anywhere. OmniSite is privately held with headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.omnisite.com, or e-mail us at sales@omnisite.com.


OmniSite Releases New Remote Monitoring and Pump Control Device

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The OmniSite Crystal Ball represents the best value in a lift station monitoring system on the market today, and is immediately available for sale. It can

provide all the monitoring functions of a telephone dialer, but also advanced calculations of a SCADA system at a fraction of the price.

The unique aspect of the Crystal Ball is that by installing two slip-on current transducers, and landing a total of five wires, you can receive the following information about the lift station each day from anywhere in the world via the Internet.

This is an incredible time saving feature, and provides a reliable, long-term solution unmatched by dialers and SCADA. OmniSite expects that this exciting product can have a dramatic impact in the water and wastewater markets for the balance of 2003 and beyond.

The Crystal Ball features include:

  • Pump amp draw
  • Calculated well inflow rate using timed well refill
  • Calculated pump GPM using timed draw downs
  • Total station flow (no flow meter needed and accurate to 3% per day)
  • Combined Pump GPM rate
  • Pump Failure Alarms
  • Pump on/off cycles
  • Pump run hours
  • Power failure alarm
  • High Wet Well Alarm
  • Low backup battery alarm