Category: Water Utilities

Spatialize Your Water Utility Data with ArcGIS

As GIS professionals we all know that adding a spatial element to data makes it much more valuable. One of the key benefits of GIS has always been, and always will be, the integrative power to bring location information together in a map – and then analyze it for insights and patterns that help explain and improve efficiencies. Today bringing information from other systems into GIS is easy with the ArcGIS platform. In fact, Esri devotes a whole section to integration for water utilities. A few commonly integrated water industry data types include: Continue reading

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New Learn ArcGIS Lesson: No Dumping – Drains to Ocean

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In the No Dumping – Drains to Ocean project, you’ll learn how to find the area that contributes to a storm drain and the route that pollutants will take if they are dumped or washed into the drain. Continue reading

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Community Maps for Hydrology FREE Webinar this Wednesday!

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Register here Water touches nearly every aspect of our lives on planet earth. From the water we drink, to the air we breathe, to the landscape where we live and play, water fuels our life and our planet. To help … Continue reading

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AHN2 Netherlands in Esri World Elevation Services

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by Rajinder Nagi, Lead Community Elevation In a country like Netherlands, where about half of its land is less than 1 meter (3.3 ft) above sea level, having detailed and precise elevation data is vital for applications like flood management, climate … Continue reading

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Join us for a FREE webinar: ArcGIS Online and the Living Atlas

The Living Atlas is a curated subset of ArcGIS Online content. It’s comprised of authoritative content in the form of maps, map layers, and analytic models on thousands of topics from Imagery to Demographics and Landscapes to Urban Systems. Every item in the Living Atlas is ready-to-use, which means it’s displaying clean, authoritative data with high quality cartography and documentation, making the data easy to find, easy to understand and easy to use in your GIS workflows. Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online Deployment Scenarios for Water Utilities

ArcGIS connects maps, apps, data, and people so you can make smarter, faster decisions. It gives everyone in your water utility the ability to discover, use, make, and share maps from any device, anywhere, anytime. ArcGIS Online, Esri’s SaaS system, enables all the portal capabilities of ArcGIS and is currently being used by over 1900 water utilities worldwide.  The deployment of ArcGIS Online within your existing, or new, ArcGIS implementation is completely flexible and is described by the three options below:

  1. Fully hosted deployment – using ArcGIS Online for both its SaaS and data storage capabilities with no on-premises data
  2. On-premises services deployment – using ArcGIS Online for only its SaaS capabilities, data is stored on-premises
  3. Hybrid deployment – using ArcGIS Online for both its SaaS and data storage capabilities and using on-premises data

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Coming Soon … The first Esri Water Conference

After 20 years of Team Water/Wastewater meetings, we’re expanding to the Esri Water Conference with more opportunities than ever. It’s the same great meeting you remember, only better.

In addition to the valuable collaboration and networking you’ve come to expect, you’ll also hear proven best practices for emergency response, sustainable operations, capital-improvement planning, and customer transparency. Your peers will also explain how they’re managing limited resources in the face of growing demands from regulators and stakeholders. And while you’re at it, you’ll also pick up tips about everything from water main breaks to field crew management.

Join us in Portland as we take the next step to make water utilities smarter.

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ArcGIS Solutions for Water Conservation

Water is arguably our most precious resource, and one we simply cannot live without.  Utilities today are facing unprecedented water shortages due to multiple factors: drought, increasing population needs, and increasing agricultural demands.  It is especially important for utilities to have the proper tools to collect information, monitor, and report the successes and challenges of water conservation efforts. Continue reading

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Esri Maps for Office v.3.0 Beta Released

Participate in the beta release for the next version of Esri Maps for Office 3.0. This new version will make it even easier to map your Excel data and work with maps in many new ways. For example, you can add multiple maps to your spreadsheet, change the coordinate system for your maps, float the maps outside the Excel window, and much more. We’ve also listened to your feedback from the Tech Preview program. We’ve made the map tools easier to find by adding a ribbon to your maps and fixed many of the bugs and known limitations of the tech preview.

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What’s new in ArcGIS 10.3 for Server

Everyone hopefully saw the announcement last week that ArcGIS 10.3 is now available. In this occasion we want to drill down into what is new in the ArcGIS for Server product, which includes enhancements to the GIS Server, and licensing changes in its Portal for ArcGIS extension.

The GIS Server includes some key enhancements providing features Continue reading

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