The Groundwater Resource Report tool is a customised mapping tool that enables land owners and other groundwater users to locate aquifer informaiton for any acquifer in Victoria.
Water is a precious and increasingly contentious resource. When we run our taps or water our gardens, we’re largely oblivious to the strategy, politics and data that goes into water policy in Australia.
Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) are widely used by the water industry for decision making and planning, management and reporting.
We helped meet the North Central Catchment Management Authority’s (NCCMA) two fold goals of enabling the enthusiastic public to contribute to data gathering and designing a new avenue to educate the public about Victoria’s diverse wildlife and ecosystems.
Drawing on the success of the Waterlive app, the NSW Government foresaw a need to open up their broad information resources to a wider audience.