A geometric network is a set of connected edges and junctions (nodes) along with connectivity rules that are used to represent and model the behavior of a common network infrastructure in the real world. Geodatabase feature classes are used as the data sources to define the geometric network. You ...

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Difference between network dataset and geometric network in ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcGIS Desktop, what is the difference between a "network dataset" and a "geometric network"? Are there differences with what can be done with each?
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Analyzing Flow direction in Geometric Networks in ArcGIS

I have a task in ArcGIS which involves using Geometric Network and right now I am experimenting with Set Flow direction function from Utility Network Analyst toolbar in ArcMap. I've read section Flow ...
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How to identify polylines with multiple end/starting points?

I'm looking for a way to programmatically identify polyline features which do not represent a 'simple' line from A to B but instead have several starting and/or end points. These are called complex ...
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How to check if Waste-Water Manhole connect to lines with the right flow direction?

I have a waste-water geometric network with flow direction throw digitize direction. I want to check if each manhole have a line flowing in and a line flowing out. Is there an attribute of line vertex ...
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Geometric Network - Listening to network feature connection changes in the IObjectClassEvents::OnChange event

I need to be able to tell when a particular type of feature, that participates in a geometric network, is having its geometry automatically modified due to the geometric network. What i mean is that ...
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What is the algorithm used by ESRI for finding loops in a geometric network?

I've been trying to develop some code for ArcMap (VB .net) that would take a river network, identify and label the loops. These loops can be simple bifurcations or highly thread braided channels. I ...
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Where can I find High Quality Road Network Information

I am carrying out a research on how complex city road networks get and I need to get accurate map information. I started with openstreetmaps however I ran into a couple of issues: some of the dumps ...
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Assign point IDs to respective start and end attributes of a polyline

I have two shapefiles, Point and Polyline. I'm trying to populate my polyline layer with the point data ID (systemID) where the lines start to where they end; eg. create two columns (from and to). The ...
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Summing volumes through a pipeline system

I need to fill a volume attribute for a pipeline system. Volume would come from a well at the end and I can easily start with a spatial join to get volume for all the line segments at the edge of the ...
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PostGIS table to network analysis

I use PostGIS 2.0 and Python API (GeoAlchemy) to work with it. I want to convert topological informations (points, lines, faces) from PostGIS tables to topological network (points, lines) to study it ...
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How to assign attributes from hydrologic sinks to upstream features? [closed]

I have a large hydrology geometric network with more than 300 sinks and roughly 150 barriers. I'd like to have the SinkID added to the attributes of the barriers (some individual networks have a ...
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Unable to create a geometric network in a PostgreSQL Spatial Database Connection

I've created in ArcCatalog a Spatial Database Connection to an PostgreSQL database server. I've imported there all my data (from a local hard drive) and now I want to edit them. But apparently I ...
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Automate Naming of Stormwater Network (Geometric network)

We have a geometric network representing our stormwater network. For anyone unfamiliar with stormwater drainage networks, they are composed of pipes and pits (simplified for this question). Pits are ...
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How to set waste water gravitational flow direction using DEM automatically?

I have a Geometric Network of Waste Water and I need to set line digitize direction according to the gravitational flow direction using a DEM. I'm trying to avoid flipping manually 1000 Km of ...
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Can a Geometric network be hosted in a Spatial Data Service?

I'm wanting to deploy a geometric network to Sql Azure, where clients can trace through it. The Spatial Data Services Deployment Utility allows me to deploy each featureclass from a geometric network ...
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Geometric Network for Electric Utilities

I'm not expert in the use of geometric networks nor in Python scripting and I need help with the following problem. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0. I have defined a geometric network for an electric ...
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How to find the minimum number of inspection points?

I am working on a pipeline inspection project and there is a high liklihood that some inspection tool deployment/retrival station will need to be installed on the pipe network. the problem is ...
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How to repair Geometric Network in Versioned ArcSDE Geodatabase?

Our Versioned ArcSDE workflow has a feature dataset with Geometric Network in the parent (Default), which users derive in their own versions. It is now observed that in some versions, the geometric ...
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Automatic Watershed Delineation

I am trying to delineate watersheds automatically using Arcgis/Achydro. I got the drainage area contribution of stream segment (part of stream) as shown in figure stream. The corresponding drainage ...
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How to get a city road network as line segments?

I want to have road-network information of different cities(New York for example) in the format of line segments(i.e. every road is represented by segment(s)). I want this for experimental purposes in ...
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How load data into GDB tables with relationship classes to non simple data?

Further to my earlier question Is there any way to load data into GDB tables with relationship classes to composite data as geometric network with out making them simple first ? I have FGDB with few ...
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ArcGIS 10 (SP 3) - Geometric Network - which features are moved?

In ArcGIS 9.3 Geometric Network, you can select which features can be moved when snapping. In ArcGIS 10 (SP 3) this functionality has disappeared and you either choose to have snap tolerance or not. ...
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Generate new geometric network from intersection between curent network and polygons

Ok I've been battling this one for a little while. I have generated a stream network using the "Strea Reach and Watershed" tool from the TauDEM toolbox. Within the stream reach dataset there are ...
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Collapse dual carriageway lines in PostGIS

I have OpenStreetMap data, which represents larger roads (e.g. dual carriageways, aka divided highways) as parallel lines. The question is answered for ArcGIS or Skeletron here, for example using ...
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Alternative solution to ESRI's Geometric network for wet Infrastructure

I'll be glad for some help with "market research" on GIS for water pipes networks what are the differences between these solutions in compere to ESRIs geometric network GHydraulics WaterCAD V8i ...
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Assign Sink ID to upstream features in a geometric network

Looking for a way to automatically assign an 8-character Sink ID to every upstream feature in a geometric network. There are over 500 sinks and about 5000 points and lines upstream from those sinks. ...
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Is it a bad idea to use a geometric network for road editing?

I am producing a road map (for print and online). I was thinking of using creating a geometric network with my roads, for editing purposes mainly, but I would like to know any critical downsides of ...
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Bug in ArcGIS Spatial Adjustment with Geometric Networks?

I am trying to do spatial adjustment between two datasets as shown in the the figure below. The Pipe line(selected(green color)) is part of a Geometric Network. It has three vertices. When I ...
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Stream Trace to Select Attributes

I'm trying to work on a school project, but I only need streams up stream from a certain point. As you can see in the picture, I've run the stream trace tool upstream from a point i've created. I'm ...
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Incremental network loader Error - Geometric netwotk QA

Trying to merge 2 geometric networks with Incremental network loader I got this error - How can I find this Closed polylines at my geometric network ?
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Determine use of pipes in a geometric network

I am trying to understand how to use the Geometric Networks in ArcGis 10.1 For the purpose of my experiment, I built a simple network composed of a few connected pipes, one source (left triangle) and ...
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Can we create relationship classes based on a geometric network?

I have a point Feature Class and a polyline Feature class which I connected in a geometric network. I also need to connect them logically. In my theoretical model, an edge is defined by the two points ...
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How to get started with mapping the flow of gas pipe network using GIS?

I'm looking for some specifications, whitepapers and any other related material about urban gas pipe networks in particular about geometric network rules that are special to gas flow.
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Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. Invalid network element id : Field is not editable

While reconciling a child version with the parent version, in a dataset containing Geometric network, the following error was noticed. Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. ...
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Unable to create geometric network. Feature classes unavailable

When I try to create a geometric network 4 of my 9 feature classes are 'unavailable'. When I click on the 'unavailable' button it states that each feature class has an 'Invalid 'Enabled' field type' ...
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How do I apply selected features from a output group layer to the same existing group layer?

I am doing a geometric network project, and am running 3 trace process within a model to find connected features to a set location on the network. Each trace function wants to output its own group ...
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How to create a barrier feature class to use in a geometric network?

I am working with the NHD and need to isolate stream segments upstream of barriers. I have too many barriers (thousands) to do this manually using the Geometric Network barrier tool on the toolbar. ...
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How to build, store and index a road network from a digital city map

I'm totally new to this domain so my question may sound like a little bit silly…… I'm eager to know how to extract, store and index the coordinates of the road segments(edges) and intersections or ...
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How can I convert electric utilities into water utilities?

I have GIS information for transmission lines, substations, and power generation facilities. I was able to import it into ArcGIS easily and create a geometric network. However, I'd really like to have ...
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Selecting elements from network with shortest path in QGIS?

I have a network of vector elements (let´s say 70 elements) that are connected in each node. Actually, it is a pipe network built with the help of GHydraulics ...
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Esri Geometric Network - Error Code 18 (unknown)

We have created a geometric network in a Personal Geodatabase with ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. Each time we are getting an error code of 18 on a particular point feature. As you can see here, there ...
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GeoJSON to routing graph

What are the best automated ways of placing the nodes and edges of a routing graph using the GeoJSON data of a multi-level building? What other data is needed (area layout, accessor directions etc)?
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Determining uppermost point in stream based on gradients?

I am trying something new and was hoping someone out there may have done this same process or something similar or may have a best approach. For this particular project I am working with ArcMap ...
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Show Geometric Network Topology data in the web

I am trying to locate any API's for JavaScript (or other) that will help me to display current linear Geometric Network Topology and add multiple point/line geometry from JSON in HTML/JS. I ...
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Editor tracking on geometric network feature classes

Editor tracking is not working on my geometric network feature classes. Although I enabled the editor tracking - dates and times are not recorded in layers while editing. Is it impossible? or a ...
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Network trace using attribute as a stop/barrier - ModelBuilder

I have two point datasets, one to be used as the flags(starting point) that i'll call dataset A and one as the barriers(stop point) that i'll call dataset B, in the trace(downstream) tool. In each of ...
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Shortest path to draw all polyline routes in geometric network without repeating

My problem is related to the "shortest path" problem, however it's slightly different in that I don't want to draw one path but to draw all paths without repeating any routes (as much as is possible). ...
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Geometric Network error in File Geodatabase<Network Dataset

I need to create a geometric network in my network dataset which resides within my file geodatabase. I have been receiving the following error: Cannot create geometric network. The selected feature ...
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Appending Data Into Existing Geometric Network

I"m currently interning at a telecommunication company and have been tasked with converting their CAD maps into their GIS telecom model. I've been using FME to translate the CAD data with great ...
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Deleting network features in python script doesn't create net junctions

I have a script that makes a copy of a network dataset for a 3rd party app to use. One of the junction feature classes causes problems with the app. The ideal solution would be to remove it from the ...