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How Do Water Authorities Use GIS?

Water is a precious and increasingly contentious resource. When we run our taps or water our gardens, we’re largely oblivious to the strategy, politics and data that goes into water policy in Australia.

Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) are widely used by the water industry for decision making and planning, management and reporting.

GIS In The Water Industry

“Location” is crucial information for the water industry to not only enable the visualisation of assets and infrastructure, but also to report on water main breaks, customer complaints, asset condition, work orders, field operations, new property developments, and other customer service areas.