Regulatory Compliance

By automating data collection, quality controls, and reporting, AQUARIUS quickly turns raw hydrological data into publication-ready reports to streamline regulatory reporting.

Regulatory compliance requirements to protect water resources are mounting worldwide. In the US, for example, there are the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act , Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, and Wetland Conservation Act. Thousands of Designated Management Agencies must develop Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and implement Water Quality Management Plans (WQMs) to protect their assigned water bodies.

AQUARIUS supports the global standards set by the USGS, ISO, WMO, and OGC – you can be confident in your water records. Timely, accurate, and defensible reports streamline compliance.

AQUARIUS Solution Sheet

AQUARIUS is used by agencies to manage Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Water Quality Management Plans (WQMPs). Learn how using one, integrated platform for real-time water data storage, processing, and modeling can hep you make better, faster decisions to improve water quality and streamline compliance.

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"We have improved the accuracy of our record. Creating a reproducible, legally defensible record—and being able to publish that record to USGS standards, which is the national standard for us – is critical.” - Loren Smith

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