Our communities are comprised of land and water. Just as zoning and planning departments manage how land is used, water management districts manage the quality and quantity of water throughout our community and neighboring communities. Water management districts administer flood protection programs and oversee technical investigations into water resources. At the cornerstone of these efforts are a series of regulatory mandated plans that must be maintained, training, and outreach and education activities.
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INDUSTRY CASE STUDY:
WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS
The Odysseus™|GMT offers organizations with real-time tracking and reporting of grant funding allocations. Track the status of vital community grant funding and measure the performance of project funding. The Odysseus™|GMT allows you to track every dollar from beginning to end.
The Odysseus™|KMS provides school administrators with a central repository where plans and other school operational procedures and protocol can be accessed and shared by staff and key stakeholders. The secure yet flexible virtual collaborative preparedness environment allows for the efficient development, maintenance, and update of planning doctrine.
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Planning & Reporting
The Odysseus™ | KMS gives planners an online tool dedicated to the development and maintenance of water management district activities and regulatory reporting requirements required by the US EPA, FEMA, and other regulatory agencies. Odysseus™|KMS offers planners and compliance officers with the unique feature of providing standardization and flexibility in a collaborative environment. This union greatly increases water management district’s ability to manage and coordinate the design, development, and maintenance of reporting and planning requirements.
Customized Courses & Training Management
The Odysseus™|CBT plug-in provides organizations with an integrated learning management system that allows planners and compliance offers to more effectively deliver and measure understanding of important environmental, floodplain management, and other regulatory requirements across the Odysseus™ enterprise. Odysseus™|CBT provides a platform to deliver and manage customized computer-based training, track course assessments, award certificates upon course completion, and in-depth reporting of learner progress and understanding.
Simulated Testing & Exercise Scenarios
Designed from the Odysseus™|CBT framework, the Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator incorporates cutting-edge media technology to deliver an interactive, best practice solution to accurately test and validate water management procedures and emergency planning contingencies, while effectively engaging participants in important tests and exercises. Exercise designers can build an interactive environment that allows users to visualize operational scenarios and experience real-world crisis decision-making. The Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator provides an easy-to-use, turnkey solution to accurately test and validate operational and programmatic strategies, while engaging stakeholders and impressing your organization’s leadership.
Dam Safety and Levee Certification Compliance Assessments
Designed from the Odysseus™|AAT architecture, the Odysseus platform offers a customized compliance assessments tools that is consistent with the regulatory requirements and guidelines of the US EPA, FEMA, and other federal regulatory and industry standards. Regulatory compliance officers can assess their program’s compliance and integrate the results into their existing reporting and planning framework.
Community Participation and Awareness
The Odysseus™ enterprise offers a variety of tools that can be used to efficiently engage residents and community partners, and solicit their participation in the planning process. Customized Odysseus™|CBT interactive planning participation module allows committee members, stakeholders, and the public to learn about current pipeline initiatives and provide real-time feedback and input on important dam safety and levee certification matters. Customized Odysseus™|AAT survey instruments allows community members and advocate groups to provide input in the planning process and inform the strategies of the water management district.
In today’s environment of fiscal efficiency, limited availability of resources, and the necessity to balance competing demands, it is imperative that the engagement of assigned work groups and key stakeholders is efficient and effective. The committee management tool within the Odysseus™|KMS will assist in documenting the planning process, provide a method of on-going committee collaboration, offer an archival repository of planning meeting minutes and information, and ensure the active participation of committee members and key stakeholders throughout the life-cycle of the planning process.