Detecting algae on a large scale requires a huge investment. In addition, not all water bodies can be checked in a timely manner and some algae can lead to major health issues for humans and animals. By using satellite imagery, the WaterMonitor tool detects algae in a large number of Flemish lakes, rivers and canals.
The WaterMonitor uses our satellite data and services. The tool adds critical information, such as chlorophyll content (an important indicator for the presence of algae), and allows users to search specific water bodies. In this way, the tool can show a comprehensive overview of a large number of waterways and open waters several times a month.
WaterMonitor maps a large number of Flemish water bodies and provides critical information to safeguard public health.
WaterMonitor provides insight to: