Data Fragmentation

Data Fragmentation

Cassidy White discusses data fragmentation and the challenges it creates for modern water management, and lays out 7 key benefits to data integration. “Seemingly everywhere and nowhere at once, water data may be widespread but is often difficult to find or is completely inaccessible…”

Water Data for COVID Pt. 2

As we learn more about the potential of wastewater surveillance for early warning of COVID, many states are grappling with how to transform their current water data infrastructure to ensure effective and efficient data management around wastewater surveillance. This webinar will feature a presentation on the CDC’s DCIPHER system as well as a panel with participants from Wisconsin, California, the CDC, and the Internet of Water.

Water Data 101

Water Data 101

With access to the water data they need, water leaders and decision-makers can implement sustainability measures and improved management strategies to ensure water is available to meet the needs of a changing and growing society.

Reflections

Reflections

We find ourselves – at a personal, organizational, and cultural level – asking ourselves how did we get here? And, where are we going? These are important, shaping questions that I hope we can all pause and ponder for ourselves.

Lucas Stephens

Lucas Stephens

Lucas Stephens Policy Associate E: lucas.stephens@duke.edu Lucas Stephens is a Policy Associate for the Water Policy Program and the Internet of Water. Lucas leads the Internet of Water’s policy program, educating lawmakers and decision-makers about the benefits of...

Data for COVID: Wastewater Surveillance

As we learn more about the potential of wastewater surveillance for early warning of COVID, many states are grappling with how to transform their current water data infrastructure to ensure effective and efficient data management around wastewater surveillance. In this webinar, participants will hear about the efforts of partners from California, New York, and Utah, their challenges, lessons learned, and successes. This is the first in what we hope to be a series of conversations about wastewater surveillance data management.

New Mexico Water Data Initiative

In 2019 New Mexico passed the New Mexico Water Data Act, prompting the creation of the New Mexico Water Data Initiative (NMWDI). In this webinar, Stacy Timmons from the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources will talk about the NMWDI from policy to implementation.

Creating Partnerships: the IoW P2P Network

Interested to learn more about the IoW P2P Network? What is it? How can you get involved? And why it is important that you do!

The IoW Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Network is a community of practice designed to connect members from across the nation who are working on modernizing their agency’s water data infrastructure. Active employees of state, local, or tribal government agencies, along with employees of water utilities and river basin commissions are invited to participate!

That’s So Meta! Technical Workshop

The objectives of this workshop are to provide participants increased understanding of water-related metadata and application of water metadata tools. This workshop will offer a short introduction to metadata and why metadata are important, followed by an in-depth conversation and hands-on exercises on water-related metadata. This workshop is a partnership among the Internet of Water (IoW), Water Data Exchange (WaDE) of the Western Water States Council, and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences, Inc. (CUAHSI).

Water Budgeting

Is your state or region wrestling with the development of a water budget or water accounting? The California Department of Water Resources has compiled guidance, methods, and examples of water budgeting in the Draft Handbook for Water Budget Development: With or Without Models. In this webinar, handbook authors Abdul Khan, Todd Hillaire, and Paul Shipman will present an overview of the Water Budget Handbook, answer questions about water budgeting, and solicit feedback.

Community Science on the Hooch

Community Science on the Hooch

Established in 1994, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) is a non-governmental and community science organization based out of Atlanta, GA that is dedicated to the protection, preservation, and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River and its watershed. Over the last two and a half decades, the work of CRK, the communities in which they work, and the City of Atlanta have and continue to create a cleaner Chattahoochee River that attracts more recreation, wildlife, and economic development.

Lilli Watson

Lilli Watson

Lilli Watson Program Coordinator E: lillian.watson@duke.edu Lilli Watson is the program coordinator for the Internet of Water. Before moving back to her hometown of Durham, North Carolina, Lilli was the project development coordinator for the New York City Department...

Demystifying Drought

What’s a “flash drought”? How do the Bermuda High and El Nino affect North Carolina’s weather and climate? Who decides if we are in a drought, or not? Learn about multiple aspects of drought in North Carolina on our June 12 webinar.

The IoW is Hiring a Program Coordinator!

This position will work directly with the IoW Executive Director, the Senior Policy Associate for Engagement and Outreach, other team members, and key external partners to support the needs of the IoW Project. This position will be housed at the Nicholas Institute in Durham, NC with the expectation that the individual must be able to travel on occasion.

Unearthing the Hidden Benefits of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

Unearthing the Hidden Benefits of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (Water Authority) of Albuquerque, New Mexico has been expanding its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) program since 2011. As of 2019, 49% of its 200,000 accounts have been replaced with AMI-enabled meters. The Water Authority harnesses the high-resolution water usage, along with other AMI data, to benefit their employees, customers, operations, and water resources.