GIS for Water Utilities Course

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GIS for Water Utilities Course

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Introduction

Water Utilities companies are increasingly making use of technology to support the complex business needs that encompasses business operations and maintenance, network planning, business growth and development, workforce and resource management.

This course will help the participant learn how to take advantage of GIS as a tool to efficiently manage water utility assets by deploying, implementing and maintaining an organization wide Enterprise GIS that integrates with other business systems while consuming data services from a single authoritative source thus improving productivity and reducing overall running cost.

The content covers recommended workflows and focused GIS solutions that will help your organization efficiently manage water utility assets, streamline field data collection, and deliver better customer service.

Who Should Attend

  • Managers, Supervisors, Field Crews, Data Editors, GIS Analysts, GIS Technical Leads in the water utility industry.

Course Objectives

Module 1: Introduction to GIS and Its Role in Water Utilities

  • Overview of GIS technology and its applications in the water utilities sector
  • Benefits of using GIS for planning, management, and decision-making
  • Introduction to key GIS software and tools relevant to water utilities

Module 2: Basics of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • Fundamentals of spatial data and geographic information
  • Understanding GIS data models and structures
  • Introduction to coordinate systems and map projections in the context of water utilities

Module 3: GIS Data Acquisition and Management for Water Utilities

  • Methods for collecting and digitizing spatial data
  • Data sources relevant to water utilities (topography, hydrography, infrastructure data)
  • Data quality assurance and management best practices

Module 4: Water Distribution Network Mapping

  • Techniques for mapping and managing water distribution networks
  • Incorporating asset data into GIS for better infrastructure management
  • Integration of real-time data for dynamic network mapping

Module 5: GIS Applications in Asset Management

  • Overview of GIS-based asset management systems
  • Monitoring and maintenance of water utility assets using GIS
  • Case studies demonstrating successful asset management with GIS

Module 6: Hydraulic Modeling and GIS Integration

  • Introduction to hydraulic modeling for water distribution systems
  • Integration of GIS with hydraulic models for improved analysis
  • Using GIS for scenario planning and network optimization

Module 7: Spatial Analysis for Water Utilities

  • Spatial analysis techniques for optimizing water utility operations
  • Identifying and mitigating network vulnerabilities through GIS
  • Analyzing demand patterns and optimizing service delivery

Module 8: Water Quality Monitoring and Analysis with GIS

  • Integration of water quality data into GIS systems
  • Mapping and analyzing water quality parameters
  • Decision support for water treatment and distribution based on spatial data

Module 9: Emergency Response and Contingency Planning

  • GIS applications in emergency response and contingency planning
  • Creating spatially informed emergency plans for water utilities
  • Real-time monitoring and communication using GIS during emergencies

Module 10: Project Work and Case Studies

  • Application of GIS in a water utilities project
  • Case studies showcasing successful GIS implementations in water utilities
  • Real life projects applications

Course Content

The Course Description

The course covers recommended workflows and focused GIS solutions that will help your organization efficiently manage water utility assets, streamline field data collection, and deliver better customer service

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This ticket is required and must be purchased.

$1,100.00 (USD)  

  • GIS
     May 20, 2024 - May 25, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm