The Nighttime Flow Analysis solution provides water utility tools to create, monitor, update, and retire a Sub-DMA for the purpose of identifying areas of potential high water loss. For additional details, please read Detecting Water Loss Early With ArcGIS - Using Nighttime Flow Analysis.
This solution includes a series of services, maps, and apps for use throughout your utility's organization.
Nighttime Flow Analysis requires specific technical experience and software.
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When you download Nighttime Flow Analysis, you'll find the following in the zip file:
|Application||ArcREST||A folder containing the required Python package. This package is used in the DMA Planner toolbox to add features to a feature service.|
|AttributeAssistant.esriAddIn||The Attribute Assistant provides a series of predefined methods to automatically populate attributes (ex. assign valve size based on the water main feature it intersects) when features are created and updated.|
|Maps and GDBs||DMA.gdb||A sample geodatabase with the DMA feature service schema..|
|WaterDistributionNetwork.gdb||A sample geodatabase with water network data from the City of Naperville, Illinois.|
|DMAPlanner.tbx||A toolbox with tools used to plan, share, and delete SubDMA data.|
|SubDMAPlanner.mxd||A map document used for planning SubDMAs.|
|DMA Boundaries Locations.lyr||A layer file used to symbolize the SubDMA Boundary Input feature set in the 1-SubDMA Planner geoprocessing model.|
|Trace Location.lyr||A layer file used to symbolize the Select a pipe inside the DMA feature set in the 1-SubDMA Planner geoprocessing model.|
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