Water Utilities

Mapping Water Taps to Ensure WASH Infrastructure and Safe Drinking Water for the Entire Population of Kumba (Cameroon)

Mapping Water Taps to Ensure WASH Infrastructure and Safe Drinking Water for the Entire Population of Kumba (Cameroon)

Ensuring safe and clean water for the people across Africa is one of the greatest problems on the continent. Water sources are often miles from towns and villages, so people are forced to spend hours each day simply finding and transporting potable water back to their homes. In the city of Kumba (Cameroon),...
October 15, 2020
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Digital Transformation of Field Operations in a Water Utility Company Using GIS Cloud (case study)

Digital Transformation of Field Operations in a Water Utility Company Using GIS Cloud (case study)

Digitizing the process of field data collection and infrastructure data management utilizing the GIS Cloud platform, Liburnian waters achieved a multilevel collaboration with local governments, increased their data accuracy, and reduced job timeframe by eliminating paper forms. The implementation of field inspection via surveys on mobile phones had the biggest impact on their workflow,...
February 26, 2020
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Using Mobile Apps for Field Operations in Water and Sewer Utilities (Case Study, Australia)

Using Mobile Apps for Field Operations in Water and Sewer Utilities (Case Study, Australia)

This case study shows how a utility company, Smith Brothers Group, improved the efficiency of inspecting asset conditions and field data collection by 30% with the GIS Cloud mobile apps for water utilities. The Smith Brothers Group operates in Australia and works on various water and sewer utility projects for local government units. They...
September 19, 2019
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How to Create a Hydrological Map Portal

How to Create a Hydrological Map Portal

Hydrology databases make it possible to map, track and observe water resources. Monitoring and modelling the data is essential in creating a sustainable system for managing the public water supply. Having to find and track down needed information manually is inefficient and unreliable, especially when taking into consideration that all assessments and analyses are...
July 02, 2019
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How to Use Mobile Apps for Water Utilities in Inspections and Surveys

How to Use Mobile Apps for Water Utilities in Inspections and Surveys

As a utility provider in the water and sewer industry, you know that effective field operations are the backbone of an accurate asset repository as well as efficient and precise condition inspections. To make your field operations team as efficient as possible, it’s a good idea to equip them with mobile apps designed with the...
April 26, 2018
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Collecting Field Data For A Water Distribution System In California

Collecting Field Data For A Water Distribution System In California

Lack of affordable housing is a growing problem in California. Combined with the severe droughts that have afflicted the state in the last few years, this problem only grows worse for the residents in areas such as Tulare County. To alleviate this problem, organizations such as Self-Help Enterprises (SHE) are continually working together with low-income...
March 07, 2018
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Achieve Higher Precision in the Mobile Data Collection App with External GPS Receivers

Achieve Higher Precision in the Mobile Data Collection App with External GPS Receivers

In industries like utilities and insurance, the project workflow demands both a solution with high precision capabilities as well as a solution for attribute data collection. To get rid of paper forms and keep the high-precision you can combine the Mobile Data Collection app with your high-precision GPS device. When performing field data collection,...
February 15, 2018
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Watershed Management with Cloud GIS

Watershed Management with Cloud GIS

Watershed management is one of those topics that come up in the public discourse usually in case of natural occurrences and disasters such as floods, droughts, problems with a water supply or the infrastructure. Recent problems with the Oroville Dam in California, where the heavy rain was a cause for concern in case...
February 16, 2017
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