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Western Area Water Supply Project Geographic Information System

Western Area Water Supply Project Geographic Information System

The oil boom in northwestern North Dakota created a frenzy of industrial activity and economic development. The area’s infrastructure, however, was not adequate to handle this extreme growth.

The Western Area Water Supply Project (WAWSP) was developed to create a regional water system to supply drinking water from the Missouri River to meet the municipal, rural, and industrial water needs for all or parts of McKenzie, Williams, Divide, Burke, and Mountrail Counties (including the Cities of Williston, Watford City, Ray, Tioga, Stanley, Wildrose, and Crosby)

Helping Branding Using GIS to Identify Storm Drainage Needs

Helping Brandon Using GIS to Identify Storm Drainage Needs

The City of Brandon is a growing community in southeastern South Dakota. Like other communities, Brandon is facing the challenge of providing new infrastructure to support growth, while also maintaining its existing systems. In 2019 the City determined that an overall plan for the storm drainage system was needed to identify problem areas and develop appropriate solutions

Kalispell GIS and Water Modeling Integration

Kalispell GIS and Water Modeling Integration

In 2017 AE2S was tasked with providing services to the City of Kalispell to review the status of the water system, adjust planning criteria, identify current and future challenges, and to develop a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), which will ensure the City will be able to provide a high level of service to its customers. To meet the key components of the project, GIS and Modeling software were seamlessly integrated to make the most out of the best data available. Tasks included:

Williston GIS Improvements

Williston GIS Improvements

The City of Williston worked to develop, implement, and establish a long-term preventative and condition-based maintenance program for equipment and infrastructure assets within the Public Works, Wastewater, Water, and Engineering Departments. The City’s goal was to implement a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to provide a GIS-centric work order management and asset inventory tracking system allowing access to data and reporting for several types of analysis

Williston GIS Needs Assessment

Williston GIS Needs Assessment

The City of Williston has been experiencing rapid growth, creating increased pressure to manage and maintain its ever-changing infrastructure. To help with this the City decided to implement a Computer Maintenance and Management System (CMMS) through Lucity. GIS is vital to the use of CMMS for horizontal assets. To transition the GIS to meet the new requirements for CMMS, AE2S provided assistances through formulating a future plan through a needs assessment, established primary control with a State Plane Coordinate System, collected surface utility and plat map features in the fields with survey grade GPS units, repositioned utility pipes and plat boundaries based on GPS collected, and updated attribute information

GIS for Red River Valley Water Supply Project

GIS for Red River Valley Water Supply Project

The Red River Valley Water Supply Project is a plan to safeguard water for North Dakota communities and rural water systems in times of drought by delivering water from the Missouri River to central and eastern North Dakota through a buried pipeline. Upon its completion, the RRVWSP will benefit about half of North Dakota’s population by providing a supplemental water supply during droughts.

Eagan Long-Term Planning System Renewal Planning

Eagan Long-Term Planning System Renewal Planning

The City of Eagan experienced rapid growth in the late 70s and early 80s, which resulted in much of the City’s infrastructure being installed within a single decade. For years, there was minimal need for capital rehabilitation and replacement (R&R). In recent years however, the City is experiencing R&R needs that outpace the planned funding. Furthermore, as the inevitable end of useful infrastructure life creeps closer, the City desired a holistic plan for addressing infrastructure needs for the next 50 years

Burnsville Food Truck Storymap

Burnsville Food Truck Storymap

The City of Burnsville completed an Economic Development Strategic Plan in which they are looking to redevelop portions of the City and attract businesses and workforce. As support to this Strategic Plan, AE2S worked with the City to create an authentic brand through a discovery process. Additionally, AE2S created an Integrated Marketing and Communications Plan that will support the goals in the Strategic Plan and is currently working the tactics from the plan