Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland Water tops shortlist of 300k to win award

Northern Ireland Water has won a special achievement award at a global event.

Esri Ireland, a market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), presented NI Water a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at its annual International User Conference in San Diego.

It was selected, from over 300,000 eligible candidates, for its "innovative application of Esri's ArcGIS technology and for fully embracing the platform as a critical element of their day-to-day operations."

The User Conference is the largest of its kind in the world with over 18,000 attendees.

Jack Dangermond, co-founder and president of Esri Inc, presented Sean O'Boyle, asset information development manager of NI Water, with the award.

Mr O'Boyle said: "It is a tremendous honour to receive this award in recognition of the hard work every member of the Northern Ireland Water team has put into successfully adopting Esri's innovative ArcGIS solution.

"It is fantastic to be invited here to San Diego and to witness the creativity and excellence on show by companies from around the world."

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