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Environment Agency Incident Management Portal Receives International Award

By [email protected] - 2nd October 2018 - 08:25

The Environment Agency’s Incident Management (IM) Portal has been awarded a ‘Special Achievement in GIS) Award at the 2018 International ESRI User Conference in recognition of its outstanding use of GIS technology. Stuart Bonthrone, Esri UK Managing Director, visited the Environment Agency office in Bristol where he presented the award. Catherine Wright, Director for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management said, “The Incident Management Portal is just one example of how the Environment Agency is working to improve incident response. The portal is a great example of how the Environment Agency is using technology to improve its response to environmental incidents – from flooding and droughts to tackling waste crime and improving biodiversity. It has revolutionised how we collect and use data during incidents by providing real-time data and images to our incident rooms across the country. It is an honour to accept this international award on behalf of the team who have created this innovative system.”