The Water Information Management Systems workshop was hosted by the Western States Water Council and NASA. The workshop focused on water use reporting/permitting systems, IT-related adjudications, cloud computing, big data, and remote-sensing techniques. Lauren Patterson spoke on the potential for the Internet of Water for sharing and integrating data.
The Aspen Institute and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions are hosting a series of roundtables about the Internet of Water in different geographic regions and with different sectors. The Great Lakes roundtable focused on the challenges and opportunities of sharing data to address the water quality issues facing industry, lake-side cities, and agricultural communities.
The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences, Inc. cohosted two topic sessions on sharing and integrating water data for sustainability. These sessions discussed the Internet of Water and how different sectors (federal, regional, state, and private) are engaging with water data.
The Aspen Institute and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions are hosting a series of roundtable events for the Internet of Water in different geographic regions and with different sectors. The California roundtable focused on the regulatory framework for opening and sharing water data.
The 2017 Hydroinformatics Conference addressed how the proliferation of data and cyberinfrastructure has created a new ecosystem for water related sciences in which to research, learn, and educate. Lauren Patterson gave one of the keynote addresses titled: “Internet of Water: Sharing and Integrating Water Data for Sustainability”.