Documentation and how-to


DataStream is part of a broader data-sharing ecosystem. We connect with other data systems to facilitate data import, improve dataset discoverability and advance data use. 

Last updated: January 9, 2024

Data Import

DataStream can connect with other open data systems to extract, transform and load (ETL) data into DataStream in the DS-WQX standardized format.

Data Discovery

Find the data you need, when and where you need it. Datasets published on DataStream are indexed by other platforms making them easier to find and discover, including through:

API data use

DataStream’s API allows other tools to pull data from DataStream for use in research, machine-learning, analysis and reporting. Examples of tools using DataStream's API include:

Custom third-party plugin

Screenshot of the plugin pulling data from DataStream onto Nashwaak Watershed Association's website.
Atlantic Water Network

Showcase your monitoring on your own website

Created by Atlantic Water Network (AWN) in collaboration with ACAP Saint John, this tool enables monitoring groups to pull from DataStream and embed data summaries directly on their websites. To learn how to create your own embedded map, contact the AWN team.

Connect with DataStream

Contact us to discuss opportunities for integrating with DataStream.