Arcadis partners with California Data Collaborative for water management

Nov. 29, 2023
Arcadis’s water management and service platform, HydroNET, will provide CaDC with real-time data during droughts and other extreme weather events.

Design and consultancy company Arcadis announced a partnership with California Data Collaborative (CaDC) to address water management and sustainability challenges across the state by using Arcadis’s water management and service platform HydroNET.

The CaDC is a network of water managers and researchers, working to use technology and data to bring sustainable solutions, enhanced resilience and data-driven decision making to California’s water sector.

The collaboration tailor the technology of HydroNET to meet the unique needs of California.

HyrdoNET is a cloud-based, decision support platform designed to better anticipate extreme weather conditions by bringing together relevant data sources and increasing water intelligence through data science and modeling. The technology will provide CaDC, water utilities, industries and agricultural communities with real-time data for better decision-making during droughts and other extreme weather events.

"The HydroNET venture represents a milestone in the quest for more sustainable and efficient water management,” said Tanya McCoy-Caretti, national growth director of U.S. resilience water at Arcadis. “With the combined expertise of Arcadis, the CaDC and the CaDC members, it is poised to become a catalyst for positive change in the state's water landscape, setting a new standard for innovative, data-driven water solutions."

Additionally, HydroNET will use a forward-looking approach to safeguarding water resources and optimal water usage by incorporating IoT sensors and its cloud-based platform to create a network for water data collection and analysis.

"We're continuously investing in our infrastructure, staff, and communities, striving for greater impact,” said Joone Lopez, General Manager of the Moulton Niguel Water District and founding member of the CaDC. “When companies approach us with innovations, I always ask, 'How can we collaborate?' Arcadis quickly understood our vision. By partnering with them and their HydroNET tool, we're poised to hit a home run for water resilience in California, propelling us toward a sustainable water future."