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DataStream

An open access hub for sharing water data

Our mission is to promote knowledge sharing and collaboration so our waters remain healthy for generations to come

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Explore Monitoring Results

One-click visualizations make monitoring results easier to understand.

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Stories and Announcements

Discussing water security at the GLOBE Forum in Vancouver

Discussing water security at the GLOBE Forum in Vancouver

The recent GLOBE Forum in Vancouver brought together innovators and changemakers from across the country who are accelerating the clean economy.

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Pacific DataStream launches

Pacific DataStream is live! Launching at the Environmental Flows Conference in Kelowna, our latest regional hub already holds millions of water quality data points from across British Columbia and the Yukon, all open and available for anyone to explore and download. Explore monitoring results from rivers, lakes, and streams, covering a range of parameters, from temperature and dissolved oxygen to lab-analyzed data like nutrients and metals. 

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Supporting standardized community-based water quality monitoring in the Greater Vancouver region

Nikki Kroetsch is a big believer in the power of community-based creek monitoring. Governments don’t have the capacity to monitor every little waterway, she says, which has led to many stewardship groups doing the work.

Keep ReadingSupporting standardized community-based water quality monitoring in the Greater Vancouver region  

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Better Data Means Better Decisions

Communities can drive the data-to-policy cycle. Pacific DataStream is designed to support this.

About DataStream

Monitoring Groups

Monitoring Groups

Communities are connected to their waters and best-placed to see changes as they happen.

Open Data

Open Data

DataStream provides a place to store, share, and compare water monitoring data across watersheds.

Interpretation & Knowledge

Interpretation & Knowledge

Open data advances scientific knowledge, supports collaboration, and fuels innovation.

Policy & Action

Policy & Action

Knowledge can be translated into action to protect the health of watersheds on which we all depend.

Pacific DataStream at a Glance

DataStream brings water monitoring information together so it’s open, accessible and usable.

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Monitoring Groups

21M

Unique Measurements

8.7K

Monitoring Sites