Category: Water Resources

GIS and Mapping as a Workflow Management Solution for Utility Infrastructure

GIS and Mapping as a Workflow Management Solution for Utility Infrastructure

One way to picture the infrastructure of almost any utility – electricity, oil, natural gas, telecommunications, etc. – is to visualize an interconnected network of different piping systems and associated components. In the case of a water and sewage treatment facility, for example, there’s the Backwash In piping system that has a particular type of pipe and a particular type of valve. There’s the Raw Water In system with...
The role of GIS in asset management of water resources for developing (and developed) countries

The role of GIS in asset management of water resources for developing (and developed) countries

Managing water resources and water resources infrastructure is of growing importance worldwide. Here in California water resource management is increasingly a hot topic because of our growing population and the impacts of climate change – where is the water, where are the pipes, where are the pumps & equipment, where are the people the water flows to, etc – all of this information needs to be collected, managed and...