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KISTERS Surface Water

Professional water resource management

We adopt to your data and workflows

Surface water management generates a series of data and workflows. The KISTERS Solution for surface water allows you to build your digital data management backbone on the highest level of flexibility and technology. You have access to a large and mature user community on local and global level to exchange best practices from field works to final data dissemination.

Data integration from sensors to remote data collection platforms

Benefit from our presence in the water industry. The KISTERS Surface water solution gives you access to the protocols and formats of the world leading data logger manufactures. A rich library of formats and telemetry protocols makes you independent from the choice of your monitoring equipment. Monitoring data from remote outstations, data collection platforms or from other organisations can be automatically fetched and imported seamlessly into your KISTERS Surface Water Solution.

Flexible Meta Data Management

You do not have to use meta data fields, because the software vendor tells you to do so. It is you who decides which data fields are necessary to describe and structure your digital hydrological monitoring network. You have access to a rich library of descriptive fields including coordinates, river and catchment networks, pictures, comments and remark fields. Each field can be used for imports, search and retrieve and tree structured navigation.

Rich data validation and analytics

All incoming data streams are automatically validated to the rules that you have set up. All changes in the data trigger an automatic recomputation of derived data products and validations. Our configurable quality attribute system helps you to control the results of your data validation process. The KISTERS analytics engine is designed for hydrological time series and gives you access to world proven calculations including long term statistics, aggregations to any interval, base flow calculation, peaks over threshold computations and many more. Our specialist’s package gives you access to advanced statistics from duration curves to return period calculations of droughts and floods.

Powerful reporting

Reporting is a very individual matter. There is no report like the other. However you can chose from hundreds of inbuilt reports for daily, monthly, annual, decade or even yearbook reports according to European, Australian or US standards. If you don’t find your report our report scripting helps you to program and deploy your own.

Take advantage of a modular solution

The KISTERS Solutions grows with your requirements and responsibilities. Additional stations and observations can be added with no programming or SQL efforts and if you need more processing power simply add a new server instance in the backend. Unlock the possibilities of new features and analytics developed for other clients in the community. New or alternative methods can be tested and introduced into your workflows at any point in time without disturbing the current setup and configuration. Take advantage of a modular solution design and integrate Water Quality, Groundwater or Meteorological data management packages into your existing solution. We resolve efficiently your interoperability issues straight at the root of data management.

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Consultancy, Training & Service

The KISTERS team with experts from the water management and IT industries support the entire life cycle of your water solution right from the beginning with extensive consulting: We select the readymade standard modules to build and configure the exact solution that fits your business needs. Training offers and manuals tailored to your organization, round-the-clock internet support and a telephone hotline all serve to help you with any operational issues.


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