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A widely recognized challenge that water, wastewater and stormwater utilities face is capturing the knowledge of workers before they retire. Over the past few months we’ve had many conversations with water utilities that are losing a high number of their most experienced workers due to retirements over the next few years. It seems like small and medium sized water utilities are particularly anxious about looming worker retirements and are proactively taking steps to capture knowledge now.
GIS has always been a system that water utilities relied on to capture individual knowledge, institutionalize it and make it available to all within the organization. So we thought it would helpful to explore some of the ways GIS can help preserve an organization’s knowledge. Continue reading