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GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technology is assisting with the locating, tracking, and public notification of various environmental health efforts at Hennepin County.  This presentation will explore how county staff are currently utilizing GIS for beach monitoring, septic system tracking, and hazardous waste inspection, as well as highlight some mobile opportunities that could benefit the inspection process.  To gain a better understanding on how to leverage dynamic web maps for your environmental health initiatives, available software packages and workflow strategies will be further examined and existing applications illustrated.

Jay Meehl, Hennepin County

Jay Meehl has been working in GIS for more than 20 years and is a certified GIS professional (GISP).  He has worked predominately in county government, including the past 11 years at Hennepin County.  He is the GIS Coordinator for Human Services and Public Health, providing maps, performing spatial analysis, and creating applications for county staff. Return to Conference Schedule