Syracuse Partners with University of Chicago’s Data Science for Social Good, Developing an Early …

Syracuse Had Record-Setting 372 Water Main Breaks in 2015 and 391 in 2014, Affecting the City’s System of Century-Old Pipes   Miner: DSSG Partnership Will Enable Syracuse to Make Critical Repairs, Prevent Catastrophic Breaks, and Provide Affordable Access to Clean Water SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Stephanie A. Miner announced a new partnership today between the City of Syracuse and Data Science for Social Good (DSSG), a fellowship program of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago. The City will partner with a team of fellows in the program to develop an early warning system to determine which water mains are the most vulnerable to breaks. “Determining which areas of the City have the greatest potential for water main breaks will enable our Departments to make critical repairs to mains,…


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