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Deploy Damage Assessment Tools and Technologies to Improve ETR for Outages

Interview with Iliana Rentz, Emergency Preparedness Program Manager
Florida Power & Light

Improving estimated time of restoration (ETR) is critical during power outages to minimize lost resources, time and revenue. Currently, utilities are analyzing past ETR data, synchronizing this information, and using it to prepare for incidents ahead of time to quicken the restoration process. MORE

Field and Office Technologies Help Improve Visibility and Management of Stormwater Systems

By Trimble Geospatial

Although the city of Bozeman, Montana’s stormwater system has been silently producing front-page news for decades, it has typically only flowed into the spotlight because of an incident or an emergency. That all changed when the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) audited the department and determined that the lack of a comprehensive stormwater system map was a violation of its federally-issued MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) permit. As serious as the infringement was, it also helped launch a long overdue mapping project in 2012 that would bring the underground workhorse to light. MORE

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