Project Experience

Price Geographic Consulting (208) 267-2975

Project Experience for Andrew T. Price and Price Geographic Consulting

The following list is a representative sample of the scope and type of projects that

Andrew Price and Price Geographic Consulting have performed.

2011 to Present

City of Bonners Ferry – Water, Sewer and Electric  System Mapping
Initiate the Cities’ GIS Program. Compile and georeference and digitize paper Water, Sewer and Electric system maps inside AutoCad. Create grided map atlas, collect and incorporate field notes from ops crews, symbolize, attribute and annotate revised map sets. Implement desktop mapping system in ArcMap, and Android based mapping system for smart phones and tablets.

2009 to 2010

Placer County Water Agency – Hydroelectric Project 2079 – Inundation Mapping
Prepare new inundation mapping for L.L. Anderson, Hell Hole and Ralston Afterbay Dams, using aerial imagery and create GIS of inundation limits, cross section information and critical locations illustrations in the flood path. Comply with FERC’s new GIS mapping standards. Illustrate selected oblique photos with translucent overlay of inundation extent at critical locations (life and property) that would be impacted by a dam break.  Powerpoint slides to be uses at Functional Exercise of Emergency Action Plan.  Give a presentation of geography effected by a dam failure to emergency management agencies (EMA’s) at Functional Exercises. Create desktop mapping dataset for staff.

2008 – Present

Merced Irrigation District – Hydroelectric Project 2179 – Inundation Mapping
Prepare new inundation mapping for New Exchequer Dam and McSwain Dam, using aerial imagery and create GIS of inundation limits, cross section information and critical locations in the flood path. Comply with FERC’s new GIS mapping standards. Shoot ground and aerial photographs of critical locations (life and property) that would be impacted by a dam break and illustrate selected oblique photos with translucent overlay of inundation extent. Powerpoint slides to be uses at Functional Exercise of Emergency Action Plan.  Present maps and illustrations at Table-Top and Functional Exercises.

2007 – Present

El Dorado Irrigation District – Hydroelectric Project 184 – Inundation Mapping Update
Flood inundation map updates and enhancements for a hypothetical dam break ifCaplesLake,SilverLake,EchoLakeand Forebay Reservoir.  Shoot ground and aerial photographs of critical areas in inundation areas and illustrate with flood overlay. Used during Emergency Action Plan meeting to graphically illustrate potential flood effects. Coordinate with Emergency Management Agencies to develop more effective inundation maps, map content and GIS datasets for their use. Revise inundation maps.  Present maps and illustrations at Table-Top and Functional Exercises.

2004 – 2005

El Dorado Irrigation District – Hydroelectric Project 184 – Inundation Mapping
Prepare new Flood inundation maps for a hypothetical dam break ifCaplesLake,SilverLake,EchoLakeand Forebay Reservoir.  Create GIS basemapping and thematic layers, digitize existing inundation maps, interpolate new flood inundation limits, conduct field observations to identify habitable structures in the potential flood zone.  Produce large format map sets, digital PDF files, and GIS data sets on CD for inclusion in the Emergency Action Plan for each reservoir.

2004 – 2005

El Dorado Irrigation District – Pleasant Oak Main Replacement
Prepare GIS mapping using aerial photography to show Habitat and Natural communities along 14 miles of pipeline. Incorporate biological field survey GPS data in GIS and prepare final map set of results.

2004

El Dorado Irrigation District – Project 184 – Transportation System Management Plan
Create maps and GIS layers from GPS data, USFS data and aerial imagery showing project roads, culverts, trails, signs and label with ID numbers.  Prepare culvert watershed maps and calculate acreage.

2004 – 2005

El Dorado Irrigation District – West Slope El Dorado County HCP/NCCP
Create maps and compile GIS layers from showing a draft inventory of special status species and habitat for the west slope ofEl DoradoCounty. Work performed in coordination with En2 Resources.

1999 – 2008

El Dorado Irrigation District – Project 184 – Geographic Information System (GIS)
Establish GIS mapping program for the district’s hydro division.  Tasks: import data coverages, perform quality assurance on base data, prepare inventory of water delivery themes, edit canal segment feature attribute tables, input archeological site records, hydrograph and thermograph locations and data, incorporate detailed watershed mapping from El Dorado National Forest, import USGS 7.5’ DLG’s  (SDTS Downloads) and digital ortho-quarter quad imagery (DOQ’s), prepare base maps of entire watershed area and FERC licensing map exhibits.

 

 

2001- Present

McKinleyville Community Services District – Facilities Information System (FIS)
Assist the district in the organization of existing spatial sewer and water data; in the acquisition and digitizing of aerial topographic maps, highway right-of-way lines, section lines, section corners, control points.  Import and process new digital aerial imagery, performing rubber sheeting to GPS control points, and create a system wide infrastructure atlas showing the topographic base and new aerial imagery with water and sewer features overlaid. Incorporate GPS data for water meters, new sewer and water features. Link features to customer and infrastructure management databases.Yearly updates to include new infrastructure.

2000 – 2007

City of Placerville Geographic Information System (GIS)
Establish GIS mapping program for the Public Works Department.  Develop Cad and GIS Standards and procedures, importation of existing spatial data, differential correction and inclusion of new GPS water, sewer data, attachment and editing of object data, base map creation, raster to vector conversion, GIS and Cad training of staff. Assist Director in developing a four-year plan for GIS Implementation.

2001 – 2005

City of Trinidad, California Geographic Information System (GIS)
Establish GIS mapping program.  Parcel level GIS creation, vectorization of scanned assessor’s map sheets, zoning maps, and hardcopy aerial topography, importation of USGS Digital Raster Graphics (DRG’s), DOQ’s, DLG’s and assorted current and historical digital aerials.  Creation of updated Zoning and area of influence maps.

2002 – 2003

El Dorado Irrigation District – Water System Map Geo-referencing
Perform Geo-referencing EID Water System Maps (AutoCAD Format) to match state plane coordinates to improve the districts ability for data integration.

2002

El Dorado Irrigation District – 2002 Board Division Reapportionment
Create new EID Board Division boundaries of equal population. GIS techniques were utilized with parcel and census data to define potential division boundaries. Board Adopted divisions were then processed into final boundaries with a final map exhibit. Mapping GIS data was distributed to Elections department.

2002

El Dorado Irrigation District – Annexation mapping for Project 184
Create detailed map set of parcels to be annexed to EID district. Work with LAFCO and State Board of Equalization to produce accurate and acceptable maps, delineating included parcels.

2001

Carmichael Water District – Water System: Facilities Mapping and GIS Development
Plan and process complete district water system atlas from a hand-drafted paper version to an accurate AutoCAD based digital atlas of district wide facilities. Initial GIS development, including attribute data entry.

2001

City of Galt – Storm Drainage System: Digital Mapping and GIS Development
Plan and process complete district storm drainage system atlas from a hand-drafted paper version to an accurate AutoCAD based digital atlas of district wide facilities. Initial GIS development including attribute data entry.

2001

Lower Mad River Geographic Information System (GIS)
Establish GIS mapping program forMadRivergravel operators in Humboldt County California. Create a GIS for managing current and historical gravel extraction data including vectorization of scanned aerial topography, field survey information and other GIS data. Perform analysis and map production for permit relicensing.

1990 – 1994

Patterson Development – Orchard Hill Subdivision, 80 residential lots
Lead Civil Designer for Subdivision from conception to build-out. Development plan, Tentative Subdivision Map, Grading and Drainage Plan, Improvement plans, Construction Staking, Final Map. Supervision of design and drafting staff.

1988 – 1989

Brandley Engineering – Sacramento Metro Airport Improvements
Design and draft site and grading plans, generate topographic maps from field survey data, calculate earthwork quantities, assist on survey crew, perform construction inspection and materials testing, use of AutoCAD software.

1986 – 1987

California Department of Water Resources
Land use mapping of agricultural areas in the Northern District, riparian succession mapping of theSacramento RiverfromSacramentoto Keswick dam including field verification, both using aerial photo interpretation.  Calculation of area, change detection, drafting. Performed water inflow and water use calculations and mapping for theHoneyLakewatershed hydrology study.

1985 – 1986

California Energy Commission – Geysers Geothermal Resource Area Mapping
Classification and mapping of natural vegetation associations of the Geysers Geothermal Resource Area. Project size: 260 square miles.  Aerial photo interpretation on color infrared imagery. Spatial correction of mapping data at time of transfer to 1”=100’ scale Mylar base maps.  Supervise project staff.

1984 – 1987

Trinity Wilderness Travel – Guided Whitewater Rafting Trips
Owner/Operator of Rafting company running 1-5 day trips on the Trinity, Klamath and Feather Rivers of Northern California from April to October. Trips accommodated 5 to 40 guests. Class III to Class V rivers

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