Using Esri’s ModelBuilder to Track Developments and Initiate Infrastru
Track: Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater
Authors: Andrew Baldwin, Wendy Smith
Sewer infrastructure is constantly being replaced to convey increasing flows driven by changes in land use from industry to high density housing. As flow projections are becoming inept at predicting when to replace existing sewer infrastructure, Orange County Sanitation District is addressing this issue using ESRI’s ModelBuilder by proactively tracking new developments, continually updating flow projections, initiating cost-effective capacity improvements and evaluating capacity fees.