Samples of Our Work

We create tools our clients can use to analyze and communicate complex data and ideas.

Explore our gallery below to see examples of data visualization, maps, tools and infographics we have created that might help you collect data or share vital information with your audience.


With more than 20 years of combined experience in geospatial technology, Big Water staff are passionate about the power of maps to enhance data visualization and reveal unexpected relationships within the data that may influence program management.

Big Water can provide you with static or interactive maps—to demonstrate impact, illustrate reach or demarcate resources and service areas. These maps could be printed or embedded into a website for promotional purposes or inserted into reports to augment analysis.

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Opportunity Zones were created by the U.S. Congress in 2017 to spur investment in low-income rural and urban communities. This map shows the intersection of Opportunity Zones and tribal lands.

In the past decade, rent has gone up in many urban areas. See where these changes happened with an interactive map based on data from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

This is an interactive map we created for Global Washington. It is a powerful example of how Global Washington’s members have an impact all over the world!

This interactive map allows you to explore tribal data spatially.

Participatory mapping is a powerful tool to gather direct inputs from community members and identify opportunities and challenges that directly impact the community.

This map uses a slider to illustrate how the main concentration of Seattle’s non-white population has been pushed away from the city center from 2000 to 2016.

We used several GIS software packages to create a cartographic representation of the regions surrounding the Elwha River for display at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.

We conducted a site suitability analysis to determine the optimal location of a new library branch within the Sedro-Woolley Skagit library district.

Tools And Resources

Our custom interactive dashboards give clients a quick overview of metrics that are most important to them. For example, during door-to-door household survey implementation, survey managers and stakeholders can track project progress and staff performance in real-time.

For each of our data collection projects, we create a dashboard to help our clients monitor and assess project progress and staff performance in real-time.

This is a dashboard we developed to display survey results in real-time.

This dashboard shows the Indian Housing Block Grant funding across regions, tribes and years.

This is a tool we developed to help survey participants look up a unique ID code that allows them to take a survey.

Data visualization

Well-designed graphs or charts can help you communicate complex ideas and concepts effectively. The following graphics are some examples of our previous work presenting data in simple yet compelling ways.