Category: Hydro

Are you coming to San Diego this July?

Be sure to check out the Saturday Water/Wastewater meeting and the Sunday Water Resources (ArcHydro) meeting.

Water/Wastewater MeetingRegister for meetingAgenda

Saturday, July 6th, 2013
8:00am – 9:00am  Check in
9:00am – 5:00pm  Presentations
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 29 A/B

Water Resources (ArcHydro) MeetingRegister for meeting

Sunday, July 7th, 2013
8:00am – 9:00am  Check in
9:00am – 5:00pm  Presentations
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 29 A/B

If you have any questions about the meetings please contact me.

See you in San Diego!

Christa
ccampbell@esri.com

Posted in Hydro, Local Government, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Geofabric Tutorials

Use Environmental Stream Attributes to extend stream and catchment attribution tutorial

The Australian Hydrological Geospatial Fabric (Geofabric) tutorial series has expanded, with a further two tutorials now available. The Geofabric is a specialised Geographic Information System. It registers the spatial relationships between important hydrological features such as rivers, water bodies, aquifers … Continue reading

Posted in Hydro, National Government, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unlocking British Columbia’s Hydropower Potential

Unlocking British Columbia's Hydropower Potential

GIS Assessment Model Uncovers Optimal Sites for Renewable Energy Production This article was originally posted in the Spring 2013 issue of ArcNews. Read the article here: Unlocking British Columbia’s Hydropower Potential. In addition, see the Kerr Wood Leidal presentation slides from Ryan … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis & Geoprocessing, Electric & Gas, Hydro, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wupperverband leverages ArcGIS Online to enable the exchange of data

Wupperverband is a nonprofit agency in Germany that is responsible for river and watershed management including wastewater treatment, water resource management and flow/flood control. ArcGIS Online is being used to extract date, input date and enable the exchange of data across the agency.

Tom Freyburg, Water Wastewater International, spoke to Karl-Heinz Spies about Wupperverband’s use of GIS Technology and how it plays a key role in managing their business. Click here to view the video.

Posted in Hydro, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How is GIS Meeting the Needs of Ocean (and other) Sciences? Plus, Minus, Interesting…

pmi_th

Among the most important activities at the Esri Oceans Summit (November 7–8, 2012; see prior blog post 1 and prior prior blog post 2) were the breakout groups, where participants were called upon to identify major barriers to the use … Continue reading

Posted in 3D GIS, Analysis & Geoprocessing, Hydro, Oceans & Maritime, Python, Spatial Statistics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Water Community, we need you! Submit images of your work and they may be included in this year’s Esri International User Conference Plenary Session

Submit your images!

Bring awareness to the importance of water resources management by sharing with the international GIS community the great work you’ve done. Please submit up to three images to be considered for inclusion in this year’s Esri International User Conference Plenary Session. When … Continue reading

Posted in Hydro, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A new tool for creating sampling hexagons

A new tool for creating sampling hexagons

by Tim Whiteaker, Research Associate, Center for Research in Water Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, twhit@mail.utexas.edu. I recently needed to create a mesh of hexagons covering a study area in the Arctic for a research proposal.  These hexagons … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis & Geoprocessing, Hydro, Local Government, Location Analytics, National Government, Petroleum, Public Safety, Spatial Statistics, State Government, Transportation, Uncategorized, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Stay Connected to the Hydro Community with an RSS Feed

Hydro Blog RSS Feed

by Lara Saikali, Cartographic Product Engineer, Esri. Several community resource centers are available through the ArcGIS Resource Center, including a page dedicated specifically to Hydrology. The Hydrology Resource Center is an online community center that promotes hydro information products created … Continue reading

Posted in Hydro, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Need Help Preparing for Spring Flooding?

Flood

The heavy spring rain and late season snowfall have forced many communities in the Midwest to deal with seasonal river flooding. As warmer temperatures move north, the snow melt and additional rainfall will increase the chance of flooding down river. … Continue reading

Posted in Hydro, Local Government, Public Safety, State Government, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

U.S. Soils Data Added to World Water Online

By Lori Armstrong

The World Water Online (WWO) group in the ArcGIS Resource Center has 12 new web map applications based on the SSURGO soil survey database. These apps show soil characteristics that are useful for hydrologic modeling, such as drainage class, available water storage, water table depth, and ponding frequency. The hydrologic group code, which classifies soils based on infiltration rate, can be used to calculate curve number and model how much rain falling in an area will become runoff.

Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Hydro, Local Government, Water Utilities, Web | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment