Aquatic Informatics Named as One of BC’s Top 25 Ready to Rocket Companies

Vancouver, Canada, January 14, 2008 – Aquatic Informatics™ Inc., a global leader in software solutions for the water and climate industry, announced today that it has been named as one of 2008’s Top 25 Ready to Rocket companies in the Rocket Builders ranking of private British Columbia technology companies.

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the information technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies twenty-five private companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the trends for growth. This selection methodology has been an accurate predictor of growth with “Ready to Rocket” companies exceeding the industry growth rate. Also, many of these companies raise investment capital and each year many of the profiled “Ready to Rocket’ companies are acquired.

“Being selected for the Ready to Rocket list of technology companies is a great achievement,” stated Ed Quilty, President and CEO of Aquatic Informatics. “It validates what our customers tell us every day: our products are delivering unique value and are helping the water industry run their businesses more effectively and efficiently. It also recognises our rapid growth, driven by increasing customer demand for our solutions.”

About Rocket Builders:

Rocket Builders is a market strategy and consulting firm focused on helping businesses to capitalize on market opportunities. Since 2000, they have been engaged in market research, market planning, marketing campaigns, business development initiatives, strategic selling, and product launches for over 100 organizations. They were founded with a focus on technology companies. These have ranged from small software startups to large engineering firms and public companies.

Today, they continue to serve companies in the technology sector, but also provide our expertise to companies in the rapidly growing business services sector.

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About Aquatic Informatics

Aquatic Informatics Inc. (AI) is a software solutions firm specializing in the water and climate information industry. AI has developed AQUARIUS Time-Series™, a software platform that supports water quality and hydrometric applications, and also develops customized installations to better serve its larger clients. AI’s clients have documented an impressive return-on-investment from its exceptional data analysis solutions.  AI’s unique innovations include the AQUARIUS Whiteboard™, a simplified workflow management system that gives software users at all levels access to the most powerful analytical tools and enables easy process standardization across large organizations. AQUARIUS Data Flagging™ applies a unique proprietary algorithm for best-in-class identification of questionable data and the generation of earlier warning alarms for critical trends. The AQUARIUS Data Portal™ provides seamless one-click access to various public databases across North America, creating larger data sets for analysis, more robust statistical models and enhanced data validation. AQUARIUS Rating Curve™ saves substantial time for clients who need to build or modify stage-discharge and other rating curves, and is used by nearly 1000 USGS staff in more than 150 offices. AQUARIUS Rating Curve™ is fast becoming the “de facto” standard in North America.

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