GIS for Water Utilities Course


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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.


July 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
GWU005 22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
GWU005 22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 5 days Johannesburg, South Africa $2,400 Register
GWU005 29 Jul 2024 - 2 Aug 2024 5 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
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July 2024

Date
Duration
Location
Fee
Action
22 Jul - 26 Jul
5 days
Nakuru
KES 84,000 | $1,100
22 Jul - 26 Jul
5 days
Johannesburg
- | $2,400
29 Jul - 2 Aug
5 days
Kisumu
KES 84,000 | $1,100
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Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


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. 

Duration

5 Days

Who Should Attend

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

Course Level:

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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Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute(IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]

 

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected] or [email protected]

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]


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3 Snr. GIS Officer Homa Bay County Water & Sanitation Co. Ltd. (HOMAWASCO) Kenya
4 GIS Officer Mavoko Water & Sewerage Company Kenya
5 Building works supervisor Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd. Kenya

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