Utility Network Model Advisory

Utility companies face mounting challenges, from demand for renewable energy sources to shifts in regulatory requirements. To keep up, you need a modernized geographic information system (GIS) that delivers quality data securely and rapidly.


We help utilities migrate their GIS to the ArcGIS Utility Network model, unlocking the full potential of their data. From planning to full-system implementation, our team assists a range of utility companies to:

  • Develop a comprehensive GIS plan.
  • Convert and migrate data.
  • Establish a pilot area for testing.
  • Improve data quality.
  • Enhance data security.
  • Visualize data.


When you work with 1898 & Co., you work with consultants who understand far more than the latest GIS software. You get a team that is knowledgeable about your utility assets — including how they are designed and how they operate. We have:

  • Deep utility experience, including in grid modernization and capital asset planning and management.
  • Extensive experience in change management and enterprise systems integration.
  • Esri Gold-Level Partnership, Utility Network Specialty designation and a range of related certifications.
  • ArcGIS Utility Network experience.