What We Do
To mobilize cultural and behavioral change across individuals, agencies, and institutions, to bring about the necessary technological change that will transform water data and information and enable better water management outcomes.
What is Modern Water Data Infrastructure?
An integrated system of 21st century information technologies, which includes common standards, formats, and tools designed to make water data easy to find, access, and share online. This system is connected by an organizational network of water data producers, users, and hubs, in which hubs provide structured sources of standardized water data aggregated by theme or geography.
Our Top Priorities
The IoW seeks to advance the transformation and modernization of water data infrastructure in the United States by developing affordable, open-source technologies for sharing and integrating water data, and demonstrate, through a national network of partners, the power of those technologies to improve equitable and resilient water outcomes.
Water data community
What is the water data community?
The Water Data Community includes water decision-makers, data producers, data users. Water data producers and users manage water data and create useful information and insights to inform and improve decision-making. Decision-makers leverage information and insights generated by water data users and producers to inform policy and water management. All of these stakeholders are involved in water resources management at government agencies, water and wastewater utilities, local community organizations, policy-making institutions, and research institutions.
Internet of Water
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.
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