McAllen SW & NW WTP Improvements Project

Client Challenge

Conserving water from depleting source

Our client needed new plant SCADA and filter control systems for both the southwest and northwest water plants.

Their primary water source, the Rio Grande, is running out of water. They wanted to optimize their backwash procedures in order to conserve water from their dwindling source.

ITAC Solution

Filter optimization & water savings

ITAC provided our client with Filter Magic® Zero2Waste® solutions to fully optimize their filter systems for maximum operational efficiency and water savings.

Project Results

Improved efficiency by 75%

Through the innovative solutions that ITAC provided, our client has substantially reduced the amount of water required per backwash by as much as 75%. This has allowed them to fully optimize their backwashes, saving as much as 200 million gallons of water annually between both water plants. These savings could provide water to 2,500 households in their community for free.


ITAC has been wonderful to work with on this project. Their commitment and attention to detail really shows in the final product at the end of the day. Everyone works together as a team and treated me like I was part of the Family. I look forward to working with ITAC on future projects.

– Kenny Webster, Project Manager | Nutrien