TN water authority improves distribution network with smart modeling technology
In an effort to support its large-scale, enterprise-wide geospatial water distribution network modeling and management needs, the Water Authority of Dickson County, Tenn., has adopted InfoWater, an advanced GIS-integrated software application from Innovyze.
BROOMFIELD, CO, July 15, 2015 -- In an effort to support its large-scale, enterprise-wide geospatial water distribution network modeling and management needs, the Water Authority of Dickson County (WADC), Tenn., has adopted InfoWater, an advanced GIS-integrated software application from Innovyze, who serves a global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure.
WADC, founded in 2002, serves water customers in Dickson and Williamson Counties and wastewater customers in Dickson, Hickman and Williamson counties. Since its inception, the Authority has seen increases of more than 40 percent in water customers and more than 100 percent in wastewater customers and looks forward to continued growth.
Accordingly, the Authority services more than 630 miles of water main and more than 215 miles of sewer main. It now produces and sells approximately 1.6 billion gallons of water and treats approximately 1.4 billion gallons of wastewater. InfoWater will help WADC address critical planning, design, operational, and water quality issues with maximum effectiveness while optimizing its capital improvement and operational expenditure programs.
InfoWater's innovative network modeling technology addresses every facet of utility infrastructure management and protection -- delivering a high rate of return. Built atop ArcGIS (Esri, Redlands, Calif.), the technology seamlessly integrates sophisticated predictive analytics, systems dynamics and optimization functionality directly within the powerful ArcGIS setting.
From fire flow and dynamic water quality simulations, valve criticality and energy cost analysis, to pressure zone management and advanced Genetic Algorithm and Particle Swarm optimization, the suite comes equipped with everything water utility owner-operators need to best plan, design, operate, secure and sustain their distribution systems.
Innovyze is a global provider of wet infrastructure business analytics software solutions designed to meet the technological needs of water and wastewater utilities, government industries, and engineering organizations worldwide. Its clients include the majority of the largest UK, Australasia and North American cities, foremost utilities on all five continents, and ENR top-rated design firms. For more information, visit www.innovyze.com.