AWRA to introduce national Open Water Data Initiative

Nov. 3, 2014

MIDDLEBURG, Va. — The Open Water Data Initiative will be introduced during the 2014 American Water Resources Association's (AWRA) Annual Water Resources Conference.

MIDDLEBURG, Va. — The American Water Resources Association (AWRA), in coordination with the White House Climate Data Initiative, the Federal Geographic Data Committee and the Advisory Committee on Water Information, will introduce a national Open Water Data Initiative during the 2014 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration Nov. 3-6, at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia, according to a press release.

An entire track surrounding the Open Water Data Initiative, organized by the AWRA Technology Committee, is scheduled to take place Nov. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., stated the release.

The release reported that sessions in the track include but are not limited to: Open Water Data 1 — Assessment of National Priorities, Open Water Data 2 — Lightening Talks and Open Water Data 4 — Panel on Digital Infrastructure Futures.

Several sessions, including the Open Water Data Initiative track, will be available for online viewing following the conference, noted the release.

Read the entire release here.

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