Planning and Engineering

Water Planning and Engineering

Planning a sustainable future

Reliable information—information that includes authoritative data, a real-world network model, and real-time updates about system changes—is essential to building a sustainable future. Understanding this information and planning for the future require collaboration across departments. Esri's ArcGIS is a modern GIS that provides rich analytics that deliver greater understanding and improve decision-making.


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Real-world modeling

ArcGIS Utility Network captures the real-world characteristics of entire systems—from production to customer. The advanced capabilities of Utility Network support project planning and management with simplicity, efficiency, and intelligence.

ArcGIS Utility network map of water lines

Visualization and analytics

Leading utilities use data science and location intelligence to discover insights and optimize design. In ArcGIS, state-of-the-art visualization brings these ideas to life while sophisticated data management and powerful analytics make them real.

Map of hydrants in need of inspection


Coordination and collaboration begin with a mobile-friendly technology platform. ArcGIS makes it easy to distribute information, map displays, and even 3D representations on any device. ArcGIS puts the right information in the right hands at the right time.

Project status map and graphs


Web GIS leads to greater efficiency

North Texas Municipal Water District implements ArcGIS Online and the AEC Project Delivery solution to support a major reservoir project.

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AEC Project Delivery

Give your organization maps and apps that support users from the office to the field. AEC Project Delivery offers a new way to deliver project work.

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