Aquatic Informatics Named BCTIA Emerging Company of the Year Award Finalist

The BC Technology Industry Association announced today that it has selected Aquatic Informatics as a finalist for its outstanding performance as a technology enterprise.

Vancouver, Canada, April 25, 2013 – Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis, announced today that it has been selected as an “Emerging Company of the Year Award Finalist” by the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA).

“The Emerging Company of the Year Award honors technology companies, like Aquatic Informatics, that have demonstrated outstanding performance, exceptional revenue growth, market leadership, and are achieving their business plan,” said Bill Tam, President and CEO of the BCTIA. “Aquatic Informatics is clearly realizing its vision. It has become a global leader in delivering software solutions that improve the timeliness and accuracy of water data, enabling environmental monitoring organizations around the world to make better and faster decisions about the planet’s precious water resources.”

“I would like to thank the BCTIA and its judges for selecting Aquatic Informatics as an Emerging Company of the Year Award finalist. It is also my great pleasure to congratulate the outstanding team we have at Aquatic Informatics for their enthusiasm and dedication to delivering the most innovative and modern hydrological data management solutions,” said Ed Quilty, President and CEO of Aquatic Informatics. “It is an honor to work with the brightest minds in hydrology.  Our team, with the help of our customers, is deeply dedicated to protecting global environmental health by providing a clean technology platform for better and faster water data management.”

Aquatic Informatics is in an exciting stage of rapid growth, nearly doubling revenues and welcoming 60 new customers in 2012. Its flagship solution, AQUARIUS, is the preferred hydrological data management software used by over 350 national, state, and regional government agencies, hydropower operators, mining companies, consulting & engineering firms, and academic institutions around the world. In 2013, the company opened a new subsidiary named Aquatic Informatics Australia to better serve the fast growing Australasian market.

One of the best companies to work for in British Columbia, Aquatic Informatics is continuing to expand its world-class team of seasoned hydrologists, scientists, information technology experts, software engineers, and business professionals. The company has added 12 new staff since January and is actively looking to add at least 15 exceptional people to its software development and technical teams. The company values independent thinking, initiative and team play, a relentless pursuit of quality, a playful spirit, and a sense of humor. Current career postings can be viewed at

About Aquatic Informatics Inc.

Aquatic Informatics™ provides software solutions that address critical water data management and analysis challenges for the rapidly growing environmental monitoring industry. Aquatic Informatics is the trusted provider of hydrologic management solutions to hundreds of federal, state/provincial and local government departments, hydropower operators, mining companies, academic groups, and consulting organizations around the world, who collect, manage, and process large volumes of water quality or quantity data.

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The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) is a not-for-profit organization that supports technology companies in British Columbia.  Our network spans across the province and includes technology and professional services companies of all sizes and from every sector.

Our programs and services connect people, generate new ideas, and help companies grow. These include the Technology Impact Awards (TIAs), where excellence in innovation is celebrated, Peer2Peer groups, where members connect to learn, and Centre4Growth, where tech entrepreneurs connect with seasoned coaches to help guide them to the next level.

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