by Steve Kopp, Esri Have you ever wanted to draw a viewshed or elevation profile for a location but didn’t have the data? Or needed to know the slope of a road, predominant aspect of a forest plot, or where … Continue reading
Water Utilities often want to identify where pipes of a certain material and/or diameter exist in their system or where hydrants out of service or in need of repair are located. Did you know you could to do this using ArcGIS Online? As a GIS technician/analyst/manager, how much time would it save you to empower your users to do this themselves; as a user, how much time would it save you to do it yourself? Follow the steps below to learn how to create a Filter Application in ArcGIS Online. Continue reading
Esri recently participated in the 1st Smart Water Grid Conference in Incheon, Korea. The focus of the conference was the current state of smart grid water technology, the future of the water smart grid and fostering collaboration between key smart grid companies and technologists. Repeatedly discussion about the water smart grid hinged on the importance of geography and the necessity of a location platform to bring together the various pieces that comprise the smart grid. Continue reading
On Tuesday November 19th the Esri Mid-Atlantic Water/Wastewater Special Interest Group will be meeting at Esri’s office in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania.
The meeting includes presentations about how to support many utility departments with ArcGIS by the Beckley Sanitary Board and how to deploy ArcGIS for Water Utilities by Herbert, Rowland and Grubic. Esri will give an update on newly released ArcGIS for Water Utilities app configurations and show how water utilities can use GeoEvent Processor to leverage real-time information from sensors and other systems with ArcGIS.
The meeting is free to attend and open to the water, wastewater and stormwater ArcGIS user community in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C., West Virginia, New York and surrounding areas.
Register for the meeting here – http://events.esri.com/info/index.cfm?fuseaction=showSeminar&shownumber=17570
The meeting agenda is:
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome/Introductions
10:15 – 11:00 What’s New in ArcGIS for Water Utilities – Esri
11:00 – 11:30 Supporting Many Departments and the Field with the ArcGIS Platform – Beckley Sanitary Board
11:30 – 12:00 Lunch Break sponsored by Herbert, Rowland & Grubic
12:00 – 12:45 How to Deploy ArcGIS for Water Utilities – Herbert, Rowland & Grubic
12:45 – 1:30 Leveraging GeoEvent Processor for Water, Wastewater and Stormwater – Esri
1:30 – 2:00 Roundtable Discussion
If you missed the Water Resources Annual meeting on Sunday, July 7, 2013 (GIS Hydro 2013 Sunday Preconference Seminar), you’re in luck! We recorded the entire day, and each session is available to watch on Esri Video. You can also access … Continue reading
Students at the University of Texas at Austin have found a reengineered GIS in Water Resources class this fall. The GIS class, which was first offered by Dr. David Maidment in 1996, has changed the way that the information is … Continue reading
The password for the Arc Hydro ftp site changed on 10/1/2013, and will be reset every 6 months. The current password is ADSRiver.2013b. Future passwords will be posted on the Arc Hydro Forum, and also on the Hydro Blog. The … Continue reading
by Amit Sinha, Esri, Inc. Stormwater is the water that runs off property when it rains. When stormwater flows across driveways, parking lots and other surfaces, it picks up dirt and pollutants along the way. When this polluted water reaches … Continue reading
By Victor de Loza & Nahm H. Lee, Ph.D., Santa Clara Valley Water District Subcatchment delineation is an essential step for watershed modeling studies. Flow directions can be changed by roads, artificial surfaces, and storm drains. Urban subcatchment delineation is … Continue reading
By Papantzin Cid, GIS Analyst Hydromodification is the change in channel formation associated with changes in sediment; changes in sediment are usually caused by land use alterations. In an effort to mitigate the effects of hydromodification, the California State Water … Continue reading