Web Services Grand River Information Network

GRIN web services are a powerful suite of tools that provide access to many of the commonly used features through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). These services make it possible to enrich your Apps, your website, your in-house data systems and data workflow tools with data from GRIN.


Geospatial Web Services

Using Esri's ArcGIS for Server technology, we expose a range of mapping services (via SOAP and REST) that can be leveraged by developers. For non-developers, these map services can even be added into existing GIS Desktop applications. [Photo Credit: Jie Huang with permission]

All Geospatial web services are made available under the terms of the GRCA Standard Data Licence.

Monitoring Web Services

Sharing our near real-time hydrological and climate data using open standards like WaterML 2.0 and SOS. The KiQS (Kisters Query Service) exposes many of our monitoring stations and published timeseries for direct access to developers.

All Monitoring web services are made available under the terms of the GRCA Open Data Licence.