Merrick Supporting Southwest Florida Water Management District with Geospatial Technologies

Aurora, CO – September 11, 2009 – Under an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, Merrick & Company has been providing geospatial data collection and analysis services to the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) for all or part of 16 counties covering an area of approximately 10,000 square miles.  SWFWMD is one of five regional districts in Florida charged with preserving and protecting the state’s natural resources for the people through water resource development, regulatory activities, and other programs.  Under this current task order, Merrick is collecting digital aerial imagery over a project area of approximately 3,000 square miles.  The digital aerial imagery was collected with an ADS digital sensor and provided to the District at a one-foot pixel resolution as a 4-band stack, 32-bit natural color and infrared imagery that was FGDC compliant.  The imagery will be used as part of the District’s overall water management program.

About Merrick & Company
Merrick & Company, an $85 million geospatial mapping (Merrick GeoSpatial Solutions), surveying, engineering, architecture, and design-build firm, serves domestic and international clients in the government, energy, life sciences, infrastructure, and mapping markets.  With a focus on the highly technical field of geospatial surveying and remote sensing, the firm’s most recent work includes providing mapping services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Cook County, IL; Xcel Energy; and the U.S. Air Force Space Command.