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Digitally transform your water department

Many water departments still carry out operations using traditional paper-based documents. Unfortunately, paper-based processes lead to issues such as lack of data access, multiple and competing systems of record, delays in communication and increased risk of error—resulting in inefficient workflows. 

To improve efficiency and collaboration, water departments can now leverage smart devices and mobile apps in conjunction with GIS to transform paper-based workflows into digital ones.  

View our story map Digitally Transform your Water Department to learn how your organization can take advantage of digital workflows to make faster and better decisions. 

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About the Author

Bill Grant is the Industry Manager for Public Works at Esri Canada. Bill has over 25 years of asset and maintenance management experience in the municipal and private sectors. He has worked on projects for federal, provincial and municipal government agencies in Canada, USA and the Republic of Kenya where he introduced the first PC’s into the Ministry of Public Works. Bill’s strengths are working with all levels of staff from senior managers to field workers in the development and implementation of asset and work management programs and the accompanying change management processes.

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