Working with Utility Networks in ArcGIS

Strictly by pre-registration only

What is this course about?

ArcGIS Utility Network Management, an extension to ArcGIS Enterprise, provides robust tools to model, visualize, edit, and analyze complex utility networks. This course is for GIS professionals who edit and analyze electric, gas, water, or telecommunications networks. It introduces the utility network model in the enterprise geodatabase. Learn about the latest capabilities that organizations can leverage to better manage network assets, minimize network disruptions, and quickly respond to outages.

Course details






2 days




Visualisation, Editing and Analysis Course

Are there any prerequisites?

Completion of ArcGIS Pro: Essential Workflows or Migrating from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro or equivalent knowledge.

What skills will I learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Deploy a utility network solution and add rules to accurately model connectivity and data relationships.
  • Apply a standard workflow to create and edit network features and components while maintaining data integrity.
  • Perform network tracing to identify the source of a disruption and impacted customers.
  • Create and share a diagram to dynamically visualize the network.

What can I expect?

  • Course topics

    Foundations of the utility network

    • Benefits of the utility network
    • Discovering the software and architecture
    • Elements of the utility network
    • Explore elements of the utility network
    • Structure networks
    • Examining the structure network
    • Discovering data in the ArcGIS platform
    • Exploring asset groups and asset types

    Network topology management

    • Network connectivity
    • Branch versioning
    • Explore features with shared geometry
    • Feature restrictions and network rules
    • Maintaining data integrity
    • Add a network rule
    • Attribute rules

    Managing connectivity and associations

    • Feature, group, and preset templates
    • Create a group template
    • Associations
    • Build a preset template with associations
    • Add associations

    Network management

    • Network architecture
    • Subnetworks
    • Subnetwork controllers
    • Adding a subnetwork controller using a preset template
    • Add a subnetwork controller

    Tracing analysis

    • Connectivity versus traversability
    • Discover the types of utility network traces
    • Identifying uses for the utility network traces
    • Tracing utility networks in ArcGIS Pro
    • Use the utility network traces
    • Network categories
    • Network attributes
    • Network attributes or network categories
    • Use network categories and attributes in traces

    Network diagrams

    • Network diagrams
    • Diagram templates
    • Creating a network diagram
    • Work with network diagrams

    Creating a utility network

    • The road ahead
    • Initial configuration steps
    • Asset packages
    • Create a utility network