Galway County Council

When exceptional flooding occurred in the west of Ireland, Galway County Council employed Esri’s ArcGIS platform to coordinate a fast and effective emergency response. The council’s rapid and intelligent use of mobile and web GIS technology helped it protect property and safeguard lives during the crisis.

Read the case study for information on how:

  • The GIS solution improved public safety by making up-to-date flood information instantly accessible to everyone.
  • ArcGIS supported multi-agency coordination during the emergency, leading to better decision making.
  • GIS helped give the public, partners and employees confidence in the council’s ability to handle the incident

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"The out-of-the-box functionality of ArcGIS allows us to develop new GIS web services and apps at a moment’s notice and address the challenges of a rural county, as they occur."

Mark Conroy, IS project leader, Galway County Council.