Chennai’s Metrowater to use GIS for fault-rectification

Officials of the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB) or Metrowater will soon use GIS to identify the location and details of pipelines and other utilities. This will speed up the process of fault-rectification.

Though the Planning Commission has just announced the project, the CMWSSB had carried out its pilot project three years ago. “It included 10 depots in and around Anna Nagar. We first obtained the satellite maps and then digitized them in GIS format. Details about all our utilities, including pipelines and its depth, the number of connections, the route of the pipes, etc. were fed in and could be accessed by merely placing the cursor on the desired location.” said a senior Metrowater official.

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1 Response to Chennai’s Metrowater to use GIS for fault-rectification

  1. brooklynaa says:

    hello sir
    we are final year students goin to do our project. we like to do it on gis based. we saw your project in google. we like to know in detail about your project. mostly we are in the on going projects in chennai.


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