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Mar 24, 2017: Effective Water Data: The First Step in Proactive Management

Without recordkeeping, comprehensive resource management is impossible, making fact-based decision-making equally impossible. California faces a critical impasse where water use regulation is in danger of deadlock from a crippling lack of reliable and accessible information.

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Mar 9, 2017: A few thoughts about “water deals” in Colorado

Spencer Williams, Water Sage's Business Development Manager and Colorado water law expert shares best practices for evaluating water rights investment opportunities.

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Mar 3, 2017: Public Data: A Data Collection Specialist's Perspective

Jamie Stone, one of Water Sage's Software Developers and resident data collection guru, talks about wrangling data, in particular public data and what he's learned while building Water Sage.

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Feb 17, 2017: The Process of Minimal Process

Mike Gates, Director of IT for Water Sage, discusses his software development methodology preferences - and why it works so well when developing stellar products.

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Feb 10, 2017: Data science and the creek

Samantha Fox, Water Sage's Database Developer, discusses her rambling course to becoming a water data expert and how Water Sage is forging new paths to helping understand water and water rights.

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Feb 1, 2017: Montana Water Bills Advance in Legislature

Nancy Zalutsky, Water Rights Specialist and Certified Paralegal, compiles the recent Montana water bills that are advancing in legislature. She also discusses ways in which you can track their progress and make your voice heard.

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Jan 27, 2017: Rough Waters Ahead? What To Do About the New Water Court Decree in Montana’s Gallatin River Basin

Colleen Coyle discusses tangible action items Montana landowner's can do to protect their water rights during the water rights reexamination and “second decree” process.

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Jan 20, 2017: Marketing a Change in Flow

Rebecca Callahan, Marketing Director, shares what it's like to transition into a marketing role in the water rights community.

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Jan 13, 2017: The Life of a Water Sage Software Developer

Parker Burgess, Software Developer, discusses what it's like working for Ponderosa Advisors, developing code for Water Sage and building a platform that is transformative to the water rights community.

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Jan 6, 2017: A GIS Analyst's Take on Water Sage

Ponderosa Advisor's in house GIS Analyst, Andrew, discusses how Water Sage has increased his productivity and changed his workflow so that he can provide more value to his internal and external stakeholders.

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