Aquatic Informatics and Greenspan Awarded a Contract to Supply Water Survey of Canada with a Nation-Wide Hydrometric Workstation System
Vancouver (BC, Canada) and Coffs Harbour (NSW, Australia), March 12, 2009 – Aquatic Informatics and Greenspan have been awarded a contract to supply Water Survey of Canada, the federal water monitoring branch of Environment Canada, with a nation-wide Hydrometric Workstation System.
Water Survey of Canada’s National Hydrometric Program provides for the collection, interpretation, and dissemination of surface water quantity data and information – information that is vital to meet both water management and environmental requirements across the country. The need for this information is greater than ever: not only has the number of water management and environmental issues increased tremendously over the years, but they are more complex and often have international implications as well.
Greenspan’s environmental telemetry solution, based on ClearSCADA, will automatically collect data from over 2500 continuous water monitoring stations across Canada, and make the data available in real time to some 200 Water Survey of Canada technicians and scientists located in 28 regional offices. Using Aquatic Informatics’ AQUARIUS Time-Series software developed specifically to process water data, WSC staff will apply quality checks to incoming data, perform the necessary data interpretation, correction and calculations, and make the resulting information available to various audiences.
Comments Aquatic Informatics President and CEO Ed Quilty: “We are thrilled and very proud to contribute to the modernization of Canada’s hydrometric system. WSC’s choice confirms AQUARIUS as the de-facto standard for water data processing and management in North America. Data from over 11,000 river stations operated by WSC and the US Geological Survey is now processed with AQUARIUS.”
Greenspan Principal Consultant Mark Wolf adds: “The decision of WSC to select the AI-Greenspan solution is a huge vote of confidence for the technological choices and for the work that our joint team has put into developing what is arguably the most advanced water data acquisition and production system on the market.”
Alain Pietroniro (Acting Director, Water Survey of Canada, right) & Ed Quilty (President & CEO, Aquatic Informatics, left) seal the contract at Environment Canada’s Downsview (Toronto) facility.
Greenspan is a recognised global provider of integrated environmental monitoring systems and consulting services providing turnkey solutions for national and international funding agencies, government utilities, power authorities and mining companies. Greenspan have a proven track record globally with installations in Australia, throughout Asia and the Middle East. Greenspan is part of Tyco’s Water and Environmental Systems group, a division of Tyco International.
About Aquatic Informatics
Vancouver based Aquatic Informatics provides unique productivity software solutions for the rapidly growing water monitoring industry. Aquatic Informatics is primarily focused on providing solutions to federal, state/provincial or local government departments, as well as academic groups and consultants, who collect and analyze large volumes of water quality or quantity data.
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