Focused on Water Science, Education, & Management
At WaterWays | SEM, we use our 35 years of freshwater science expertise to connect those who want to do more to steward the water and land they love with the environmental information needed to restore and protect their priceless waterways.
Meet Dr. Doug McLaughlin
Doug is the founder and director of WaterWays|SEM, L3C, a low-profit limited liability corporation supporting science, education, and management of water resources.
With over 35 years of experience as a water resources scientist, Dr. McLaughlin offers invaluable insight and essential tools you can use to better understand and protect your favorite waterway.
Waterway Surveys, Mapping, & Data Analysis
We design and carry out on-the-water surveys, and partner with environmental organizations and agencies to gather and interpret new and existing waterway data.
Teaching & Training
We offer a variety of hands-on training, focused on collecting and managing managing waterway data.
Waterway Science Experiences
We facilitate hands-on water science experiences and coordinate introductory science excursions to help people of all ages connect to the stewardship needs of the waterways in their communities.