Information computer system for water resource monitoring

The article discusses a new approach to monitoring water resources using an information computer system with data updating to ensure ecological safety of water bodies under anthropogenic impact. The structure of water resource monitoring system is presented. The collation of hydrochemical, hydrological, physical, microbiological and unwanted parasitic data and parameters of water bodies in this system is demonstrated. A detailed description of the conventional water quality assessment (entropy approach, use of specific combinatorial water pollution index SCWPI) and water quality evaluation by associative types of indexing included in the information computer system is given. The artificial intelligence-based methods are tested, namely, Gradient Boosting ((Xgboost), Random Forest, Logistic Regression, Nearest Neighbors (kNN)) and Neural Network. The best results are obtained using the method of Neural Networks. The parameters for the neural networks are optimized. Water quality impurities are revealed using the correlation matrix with Python and Matplotlib and Seaborn libraries.

Keywords: information system, monitoring, pollution, water quality assessment methods, neural network, data base, water bodies.
For citation:

Potapov V. P., Schastlivtsev E. L., Yukina N. I., Bykov A. A., Kharlampenkov I. E. Information computer system for water resource monitoring. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2021;(7):70-84. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2021_7_0_70.

Issue number: 7
Year: 2021
Page number: 70-84
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 622.5: 504.4.054: 004.9
DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2021_7_0_70
Article receipt date: 05.04.2021
Date of review receipt: 06.05.2021
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 10.06.2021
About authors:

V.P. Potapov1, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Professor, Director of the Kemerovo Branch Federal Research Center for Information and Computing Technologies, e-mail:,
E.L. Schastlivtsev1, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Head of Laboratory, e-mail:,
N.I. Yukina1, Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Researcher, e-mail:,
A.A. Bykov1, Cand. Sci. (Phys. Mathem.), Senior Researcher, e-mail:,
I.E. Kharlampenkov1, Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Researcher, e-mail:,
1 Federal Research Center for Information and Computing Technologies, Kemerovo Branch, Kemerovo, Russia.


For contacts:

N.I. Yukina, e-mail:


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