California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for Emergency Response

Challenge The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) was in the process of acquiring a GIS-based Computer-Aided-Dispatch (CAD) system under the State’s alternative procurement process in 2001 and sought Farallon’s GIS strategic and technical assistance. Each of CDF’s 21 statewide protection units has an all-risk Emergency Command Center that requires a fully functional, […]

Union Sanitary District Plant GIS

Challenge Union Sanitary District wanted to develop a Plant GIS Rich Internet application (RIA) for viewing wastewater treatment plant infrastructure and managing mission critical workflows.  The District needed the RIA to be tightly integrated with other business systems including its SharePoint Document Management System, Hansen Asset Management System, Wastewater Asset Management database and ArcGIS Server […]

Automating GIS and Asset Management Integration for San Mateo County

Challenge San Mateo County manages over $100 million of infrastructure assets such as roads and sewer infrastructure, equipment and facilities. The County uses Hansen’s off-the-shelf Computerized Maintenance Management software to catalog all assets and to create preventative maintenance schedules. County staff adds and updates location information relevant to each asset via their Oracle Spatial Enterprise […]

Air Quality Forecasting Inform Decisions with Rapidly Changing Information

Challenge The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) provides vital policy recommendations, regulatory programs, and alert information about the air quality within the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. A large component of their outreach is public maps that visualize and quickly communicate the state of air quality in the Bay Area. BAAQMD had […]

Getty Conservation Institute Web-Based GIS for Managing Jordanian Antiquities

Challenge The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), working with the World Monuments Fund (WMF) and the Jordanian Department of Antiquities (DoA) wanted to develop a new national geographic information system (GIS) to assist the department in inventorying, monitoring, and managing the thousands of archaeological sites in Jordan.  The database would be the primary planning and decision-making […]

Cal EMA Enterprise GIS and CAL-SABER Mobile Web Application

Challenge The California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) needed to develop an in-house capability to quickly disseminate critical geospatial datasets and applications in support of its mission of statewide emergency mitigation, response, and recovery. To achieve that goal, Cal EMA needed to modernize its outdated GIS into a sophisticated Enterprise System and make the GIS […]

Bay Area Air Quality Management District – Geospatial Components Integration With Mobile Field App

Challenge The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (“BAAQMD”) is responsible for maintaining air quality standards within the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. BAAQMD maintains several applications, integrated with a single backend for managing all of its daily operations. These applications aid compliance of air standards and include permitting, engineering, and enforcement apps. BAAQMD […]

Android Mobile App for Inspecting Gas and Electric Pipelines for PG&E

Challenge Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) wanted a Android-based mobile application for viewing PG&E’s existing Gas and Electric Mapping System (GEMS) map files maps to support field crews performing pipelines inspections. The client required this application to support map files in TIFF format (not natively supported by Android), the ability to locate and track the […]

Port of San Francisco facilities digital mapping and management

Challenge The Port of San Francisco owns a myriad of facilities along the City’s embarcadero.  Those facilities include piers, marinas, and a significant leased commercial, retail, and residential space.  The Port needed a digital mappings system to get a better handle on what facilities it owns, who is responsible for maintenance and a strategy for […]