Category: Water Utilities

Announcing the Esri Water Utilities Meetup

You’ve spoken, and we heard you.  For several months, the Esri water community has asked for a monthly collaboration and meeting.  A modern place for water, wastewater, and stormwater ArcGIS users to gather and exchange ideas.

Good news!

It’s here.

You’re invited to join the Water Utilities Meetup.  Continue reading

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The GeoForm Graduates

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Need to gather some simple information and put it on a map? The GeoForm is a configurable web mapping application template for form-based data editing of a Feature Service through the web browser. This application allows users to enter data through a form instead … Continue reading

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Official Release!

Watershed Delineation with Multi-Directional Hillshade

Your efforts have made possible the official release of the Elevation Analysis Geoprocessing Services – Watershed, Trace Downstream, Profile, Viewshed, and Summarize Elevation. Delineate a watershed, trace downstream, see the elevation profile and calculate the viewshed on every continent. These … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2014.1 released!

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As promised, here is another CityEngine release for this year. We are happy to announce CityEngine 2014.1, available for download from the customer care portal. This version introduces some new exciting functionality, many enhancements and is even more stable than the … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Water Utilities – August Release

Esri releases new ArcGIS for Water Utilities solutions or updates existing solutions every month or two. Check out the August release of the ArcGIS for Water Utility Solutions!

Water Inventory Reports - The first release of Water Inventory Reports is a solution used to calculate network information for a utility’s service area or reporting areas. These reports can be created using the Python script provided on an annual or bi-annual basis to inform executives about network infrastructure. The following inventory reports are calculated and published to an ArcGIS Organization:

  • Assets by Material
  • Assets by Decade Installed
  •  Hydrant Status
  • Number of Laterals by Material
  • Miles of Mains by Material
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Setting up your own Profile Service

On-premise elevation Profile service

As some already know, there is an Elevation analysis Ready-To-Use service where you can easily create an elevation Profile for anywhere in the world.  That’s pretty cool, but some have wanted to host and serve their own data to create profiles for. Available … Continue reading

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Splashing new audiences: Story Maps for flood-modeling applications

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By Denny Rivas. Center for Research in Water Resources. The University of Texas at Austin. Consider you are asked to undertake research on hydrology, in which you have to propose new methodologies using scarce available data, and look for novel … Continue reading

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Water, water…nowhere

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I was reading the LA Times yesterday, and there was an interesting story about how difficult it has been for the state of California to accurately measure the amount of water that is consumed. Earlier this year, the state mandate … Continue reading

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Enabling the power of search on Geospatial data within a Water Utility

There is no doubt that in today’s technology-centric world “Search” is one of the most powerful tools available.  One common challenge many utilities face is making data accessible to those who need it, and empowering them with the proper tools to find and use it.  This post focuses on some tools and workflows to enable search and broaden the reach of spatial data within a utility. Continue reading

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So What’s GeoNet?

In all the excitement of the 2014 Esri UC, you may not have heard about GeoNet. Maybe you heard the name from Jack’s announcement during the plenary, maybe you got an email or saw it from your social media connections, maybe you’ve logged in but were not sure where to go. In any case, I wanted to help you understand more about GeoNet, how it applies to you and how you can get started.

Purpose of GeoNet
GeoNet is here to extend the user conference experience to 365 days a year. Take all of the networking, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and product support from the conference and combine them into a single community that spans the globe. From that, you have GeoNet. Continue reading

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