Featured by Government Technology: A new gov tech company in Atlanta aims to sell aquatic drones to government agencies for the dual purposes of cleaning up waste and pollution as well as logging real-time water quality data.

BY / FEBRUARY 19, 2020

The WasteShark drone collects data while removing trash from waterways RanMarine USA

With regulations and remote ID technology on the way, the floodgates are effectively open for government use of drones, and use cases are multiplying. In California, drones are doing public safety reconnaissance and delivering emergency supplies. North Dakota is building a statewide network for drones to handle air traffic control. In Florida, drones are performing utility inspections.

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