Overview

Esri's Utility and Pipeline Data Model (UPDM) is a geodatabase schema template for operators of pipe networks in the gas and hazardous liquids industries. UPDM is a moderately normalized data model that explicitly represents each physical component of a gas pipe network from the wellhead to the customer meter, or hazardous liquids pipe network from the wellhead to the terminal or delivery point, in a single database table object.

Requirements

The Utility and Pipeline Data Model requires specific technical experience and software.

Requirement Description
Software
Data Management
  • ArcMap (Standard or Advanced) 10.2.1, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5

What you get

When you download the UPDM, you'll find the following files:

Directory Item Description
Documentation DataDictionary.htm The data dictionary for the UPDM that includes a description of the features, fields, and domains in the data model.
UPDM Change Log.pdf The release notes that describe changes made at each version of the UPDM.
UPDM Documentation.pdf Adobe Reader file documenting the data model.
UPDM.gdb The file geodatabase used to deliver an empty schema of the UPDM.
UPDM.xml The XML workspace document used to deliver an empty schema of the UPDM.

What's new

For detailed release notes, see the post and download on GeoNet.

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