Electrical and Control Systems

RH2's electrical and control system team has been a strong presence in the Pacific Northwest for water, wastewater, and general control projects for more than 30 years. Our senior electrical and control engineers have more than 100 years of combined relevant experience in the municipal electrical and control industry.

Electrical Services

Power Distribution and Protection Systems

  • Low and Medium Voltage
  • Electrical Service and Branch Circuits
  • Fault Current Analysis
  • Protective Device Coordination Studies
  • Arc Flash Analysis
  • Distribution System Design
  • Raceway and Duct Bank Design
  • NEC Compliance
  • Harmonic Analysis and Troubleshooting
  • Power Line Conditioning
  • Load Analysis
  • System Evaluation and Recommendations
  • Cost Estimates and Analysis
  • Photovoltaic (Solar) System Design

Standby Power Systems

  • Standby Power System Design
  • Emergency Generator and UPS System Design
  • Construction Cost Estimates
  • Fuel System and Containment Design
  • Generator Sizing Calculations
  • Equipment Selection and Specification
  • Transfer Switch Selection and Specification
  • Load Shedding

Motor Control

  • Full Voltage Starters
  • Solid-State Soft Starters
  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • Intelligent (Ethernet Based) Motor Control
  • Motor Control Relay Logic Design
  • Motor Protection
  • Automatic Meter Reading/Automatic Meter Infrastructure Services


  • Lighting Design
  • Lighting Controls
  • Lighting Efficiency Design
  • Indoor and Outdoor Lighting
  • Architectural Lighting
  • Streetway Lighting
  • Sports Complex Lighting

Electrical System Safety

  • Arc Flash Analysis
  • Lightning and Surge Protection System Analysis and Design
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Electrical Safety Review

Electrical System Evaluation and Power Quality Assessment

  • Electrical and Power Quality Monitoring
  • Pump and Motor Testing
  • Motor Winding Insulation Testing
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Vibration Testing
  • Condition Assessments

Bid and Construction Support

  • Construction Cost Estimates
  • Assistance During Bidding
  • Assistance During Construction
  • Electrical and Control Equipment Factory and Field Testing
  • Design Build
  • Inspections
  • Project Close-Out Technical Consulting
  • System Evaluation and Recommendation
  • Feasibility and Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Peer Review and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Services
  • Electrical, Instrumentation, Communications, and Control System Training
  • Facility Operations Control Training
  • O&M Documentation Services

SCADA/Control Services

SCADA/Control System Design & Engineering

  • SCADA/Control System Master Planning/Evaluation/Recommendations
  • Programmable Logic/Automation Controller (PLC/PAC) Design
  • Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Sequential Relay Logic
  • System Design and Specification Development
  • Equipment Bidding, Review, and Analysis
  • Equipment Selection and Specification

SCADA/Control Systems Software Development Services

  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC/PAC) Software Development
  • SCADA Computer System Software Development
  • Operator Interface Screen Software Development
  • Wonderware, Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley, Siemens, Automation Direct, Ignition Software Developers
  • Experts at Upgrading Obsolete Control Systems from the 1980's-2000's
  • Historical Database & Reporting
  • Alarm Notification Systems
  • Data Analytics Reporting/Viewing
  • Field Implementation and Emergency On-Call Services

SCADA/Control Communications Design

  • Cybersecurity Design and Consulting Services
  • Industrial Network Design
  • Public/Private Cellular 4G/LTE Design
  • Private Microwave Radio Systems Design
  • Dedicated Phone Line, DSL, Cable, Fiber Optic communications system Design
  • Licensed UHF, VHF, Unlicensed Spread Spectrum Design
  • Wide Band and Narrow Band Mesh Network Radio System Design
  • RS232, RS485, Ethernet and Fiber Optic Communications Design
  • Wireless Instrumentation Communications Design
  • Field Implementation and Emergency On-Call Services

SCADA Information Technology Services

  • Cybersecurity Design and Support
  • Network Topology Design and Support
  • Workstation/Server Specification and Support
  • Software Architecture and Functional Specification
  • Database Design/Support
  • Wireless Network Design and Support
  • Mobile Computing
  • Field Implementation and Emergency On-Call Services

Security Services

  • Video Monitoring Design
  • Security Instrumentation Selection
  • Security Access Design
  • Physical and Cyber Security Design and Implementation

Training Services

  • Facility Operations Control Training
  • Electrical Systems Training
  • Communications Training
  • Instrumentation Training
  • O&M Documentation Services

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