GIS and Water Neutral Design
Track: Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater
Authors: Nancy Choi
GIS was used to assess various strategies (conservation, efficiency and reuse) for site developments aiming for water neutrality at the master planning level. GIS was integrated with this model to calculate baseline water demands, demands from water efficient building and landscape designs, harvested rainwater, reclaimed water and reduced potable water supply. GIS was also used to visualize water management options and inform the spatial planning of land use and program.