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Water SageTM is the largest integrated water and land information platform in the country. We connect thousands of users to water rights, groundwater, streamflow, and land information in an intuitive, map-based research system. Water Sage makes deep knowledge accessible to the full spectrum of water stakeholders, from empowering basic research to enhancing professional workflows.

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Denver Water
Reley

Using Water Sage in an early stage client meeting, we quickly identified the client’s important issues and located critical data that facilitated a negotiated settlement in our client’s favor.

– Sheela Stack, Shareholder

First
Swan Land Company

The fact that we can export maps and information so easily allows us to respond quickly and with accurate and valuable information which they can make decisions from.

– Mike Swan, Owner

Hydro
City of Bozeman

Water Sage gives me a unique ability to make sure that Bozeman’s adequacy requirements are met when looking at subdivision and new developments.

– Brian Heaston, Project Engineer

SEP 2, 2017

Data Is Integral To Understanding Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey levied historic destruction in the greater Houston area. While photographs of huge sections of the city submerged tell the story of the storm's impact, there is also a story told in the monitoring data generated during the event. Looking at data produced by the gage monitoring network provides context for the magnitude of storm impacts and reveals real issues that limit understanding of these kinds of floods.

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AUG 31, 2017

Water Rights Offer Glimpses Into Our History

Water rights tell the story of the American West and the generations of people who toiled to survive and flourish there. The rich history told in the records of water claims provides the foundation for water use today and is essential to know for contemporary land and water rights owners in order to protect their water rights.

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JUL 14, 2017

July 14, 2017: Water Rights Consulting and Technology

Montana water rights are based on the appropriation system, meaning that the earliest rights are the most valuable. The deadline to timely file claims for water rights in use as of June 30, 1973, i.e. historical water rights, was April 30, 1982. Many of these historical water rights date back to the late 19th century. As you can imagine, finding information to substantiate claims that were filed 35 years ago based on events that happened over a century ago does not lend itself to quick Google searches.

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