Nebraska Department of Natural Resources Partners with Aquatic Informatics to Modernize Their Stream Gaging Tools and Processes

Nebraska DNR Selects AQUARIUS for their continuous water data management.

Vancouver, Canada, May 16, 2019 – Aquatic Informatics, the global leader in water data management and analytics, announces today that the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources has selected the AQUARIUS Platform for their Stream Gaging Program data.

The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is responsible for managing the state’s most precious water resources, through sound partnerships, cooperation and science-based decision making. As such, they strive to gather and analyze data needed to make the best decisions concerning the use of water. 

“We are very excited to work alongside Nebraska as they modernize their processes, infrastructure and tools related to their Stream Gaging Program,” stated Ed Quilty, President and CEO of Aquatic Informatics. “They selected Aquatic Informatics as their partner to provide them with the reliability and dependability they need to manage their critical water resources data, as we have provided to water agencies around the world.”

Nebraska DNR operates and maintains a stream gaging network comprised of more than 250 gaging sites. The network includes continuous stream and reservoir gages, partial year gages, canal gages, canal return flow gages, and miscellaneous spot measurements. The core network consists of approximately 110 continuous stream gages and 120 canal gages. After extreme flooding events over the last few years and a desire to improve the availability of the data from the network, they decided to look for options to replace their aging workflows and technology.

The AQUARIUS Platform will provide a modern, reliable data management solution for all of their continuous data. The adoption of this modern software solution, coincides with updates being made to their continuous record working processes along with upgrades to their stream gauging equipment. 

“The AQUARIUS Platform comes very highly recommended from our neighboring states and colleagues across the country,” explains James Williams, Stream Gaging & Nebraska Rain Engineer. “We were very excited to partner with Aquatic Informatics with their track record of rating efficiencies, improved workflow performance, robust editing tools, and audit trail. Their partnership with the USGS combined with their track record of reliability and dependability will help us to modernize our processes and overcome past performance issues. In addition to our process improvements and technology enhancements, we are certain that this investment in our Stream Gaging program will result in increased efficiencies for the state of Nebraska.”

About Aquatic Informatics Inc.

Aquatic Informatics is a mission-driven software company that organizes the world’s water data to make it accessible and useful. As the world’s largest water data management company, and with more than 1,000 customers in 60 countries, Aquatic Informatics is unique in that it provides information technology solutions for all water: source water, drinking water, municipal and industrial wastewater, and the receiving environment. Aquatic Informatics is guided by its 3P core values which balance Planet, People, and Prosperity. These values run through the entire business and can be seen in decision making, employee support, software donations, volunteer work, and commitment to customers.

For more information about Aquatic Informatics, visit www.aquaticinformatics.com.

About the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

Finding a balance between competing demands is a key to Nebraska‛s resource future. Assessing impacts of alternative soil and water management options requires an understanding of complex issues and substantial amounts of reliable data. The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NeDNR) is committed to providing Nebraska‛s citizens and leaders with the data and analyses they need to make wise resource decisions for the benefit of all Nebraskans both now and in the future. 

For more information about Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, visit: https://dnr.nebraska.gov

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