Using a GIS to Better Manage Water Resources in Texas

by Rosanne Kruzich, PlanGraphics, Inc, Frankfort, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources

Abstract: This paper examines five GIS applications under development in two state agencies in Texas responsible for the management and regulation of water resources, response to and remediation of incidents which threaten this resource, and the funding of water and wastewater infrastructure projects. In addition, potential applications for water management planning are discussed. The utilization of GIS technology and some barriers to its implementation are examined.

Subject Headings: Geographic information systems | Water resources | Water supply systems | Infrastructure | Wastewater management | Project management | Financing | North America | Texas | United States

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