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Transcript of GIS
No one was responsible before.
Position created in 2011.
Not spatial information management.
Position starts as a basic support for Facilities.
Position has been growing and now is key for company decisions.
Daily needs for all company.
Has not backup support.
Requires high analysis skills.
Government standards must be accomplish.
Frequently changes and new requirements.
Delay in information delivery
Waste of sources.
What happens with geographic information :
Only one responsible to manage.
Provided by many areas.
NON official coordinates systems.
Status / Problems
Geomatics: tools and techniques used in:
Land surveying: coordinates and details obtaining.
Remote sensing: get info from satellite images, aerophotographs, etc.
GPS: obtain coordinates by using satellite information.
GIS: Geographic Information System.
System designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data.
Cartography: study and practice of making maps
What is GIS?
instead of ....
and the result is...
Empowering Water & Wastewater
Overview & benefits of GIS
Choosing a GIS solution
[ Geographic Information System ]
Photos / Videos
Engineering & Utility Data
Eliminate dependency on outdated paper maps
Quickly & easily access and share data with others
Capture critical knowledge from employees
Protection from catastrophe
link external media
Record unlimited fields of data
Instant access to one CENTRAL location of data
Once input, data is easily maintained
Precise location of inventory & assets
Planning & Zoning
Street & Public Works
Police / Fire / EMS / 911
Parks & Recreation
Practical Applicatons of GIS
Clutter & hassle of outdated paper maps
Inability to quickly & easily access data & share with others
Lose critical knowledge from retiring employees
Aftermath of a catastrophe?
Choosing the right
GIS solution for
Type of provider
Base Map Creation
As-built engineering maps
Other data sources
How long in business & providing GIS?
Customer & tech support ...(W-W-H)
*Can everyone use it on a daily basis?*
Benefits of GIS
How much energy does it take to