Ed Quilty
Ed Quilty

President & CEO

Edward Quilty is the founder of Aquatic Informatics and has worked in the water industry since 1991. Ed started his career working with BC Environment as a water quality specialist before working for the BC Conservation Foundation as an aquatic ecologist, specializing in automated aquatic monitoring, data management, and assessment. In 2000, Ed began a PhD at the University of British Columbia where his work focused on aquatic time-series processing.  Mr. Quilty is a registered professional biologist with the British Columbia College of Applied Biology, is a Director of the Canadian Water Resource Association, and is an active member of the US-based Data Methodology Board.  Ed is also an active member of EO, a global entrepreneur network, and of ACETECH, a technology association focused on rapidly growing British Columbia companies. Ed founded Aquatic Informatics in 2003.

The Water Monitoring Industry – Rapid Modernization and Growth

Aquatic Informatics’ global survey of over 700 water professionals in 90 countries puts a spotlight on an industry undergoing rapid change. Key trends include significant growth in network size, modernization of monitoring technology, and an increasing demand for comprehensive data management systems. After months of refining survey questions, collecting responses, and analyzing the results, the…

The USGS Selects Aquatic Informatics – Stay Tuned for More Innovation

Ed Quilty, President & CEO – Aquatic Informatics and Robert Mason, Acting Chief – US Geological Survey (USGS) Office of Surface Water at the USGS National Data Conference in Portland, Oregon I’m writing this blog from the USGS National Data Conference in Portland, Oregon, where yesterday the USGS announced that AQUARIUS has been selected as the commercial replacement…

Central Services – New software for the Water Survey of Canada

CENTRAL SERVICES – New software makes data collection and analysis easier and faster for the Water Survey of Canada. “Annual data doesn’t help Saskatchewan or Winnipeg when there’s a flood event happening— we need to provide data to our customers instantaneously.” —AJ Leitch Policies that protect our water are borne, in part, of good water…