Configuring Utility Networks in ArcGIS

Strictly by pre-registration only

What is this course about?

Modernise your utility network infrastructure. This course prepares GIS administrators, technical leads, and others to deploy the ArcGIS utility network to realistically model and manage their organisation's assets and infrastructure. Learn how to define the network schema and properties and load data into a utility network. Attendees can complete course exercises using electric, gas, or water utility scenarios.

Course details






2 days




Visualisation, Editing and Analysis Course

Are there any prerequisites?

Completion of Working with Utility Networks in ArcGIS or equivalent knowledge.

What skills will I learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Build a utility network using geoprocessing tools.
  • Choose a method to migrate existing features into a utility network.
  • Configure customisations to enhance network diagrams and tracing and editing workflows.
  • Manage utility network schema changes and release updates over time.

What can I expect?

  • Course topics

    Designing a utility network framework

    • Reviewing the components of a utility network
    • Software requirements
    • User licensing considerations
    • Utility network geodatabase structure
    • Considerations for the utility network geodatabase
    • Build the utility network geodatabase
    • Identifying potential changes in a utility network

    Organizing assets in a utility network

    • Defining asset groups using subtypes
    • Defining asset types using domains
    • Considerations for designing assets
    • Design the assets in a utility network

    Configuring the utility network properties

    • Purpose of the utility network properties
    • Overview of the network properties
    • Terminal properties for devices
    • Define the utility network properties
    • Domain network properties
    • Tier properties
    • Subnetwork properties
    • Defining the domain network properties
    • Considerations for the domain network properties
    • Configure the tier and subnetwork properties

    Understanding the utility network data types

    • Where is the utility network stored?
    • Associating a utility network storage option with an application
    • Exploring the components of an asset package

    Migrating source data into a utility network

    • Workflow for performing migration
    • Migration approaches
    • Choosing a migration approach
    • Use the append data approach
    • Configuring the data loading approach
    • Configuring the Migration Tools solution
    • Explore the Migration Tools solution
    • Fixing data and network topology errors

    Customizing a utility network

    • Performing post-processing
    • Creating a diagram template
    • Apply symbology to a diagram template
    • Types of attribute rules
    • Evaluating attribute rules as a batch Exercise
    • Use attribute rules
    • Creating custom traces
    • Utility network customizations
    • Finish building a utility network

    Managing changes to a utility network

    • ArcGIS platform compatibility for a utility network
    • Upgrading a utility network
    • Making changes to a utility network