Data Monitoring & Systems

10-30 minute reads

Ending the Drought – In Water Data

Advanced Data Would Improve How California Manages Water

Progress on California Water Data

This Op-Ed talks argues that streamflow data in CA is inadequate for effectively managing water resources during drought. It provides recommednations for better streamflow data practices.

This opinion piece discusses barriers to accessing water data and suggests policy and funding solutions for increasing water data transparency.

The blog post discusses implications of AB1755, the Open and Transparent Water Data Act, and approaches to implementing the policy to facilitate effective water management.

1 hour reads

Navigating a Flood of Information: Evaluating and Integrating Climate Science into Groundwater Planning in California

Data for Water Decision Making – Informing the Implementation of California’s Open and Transparent Water Data Act Through Research and Engagement

This white paper is intended to give water managers and other decision makers across the state with an overview of climate models, component parts, and key terminology. Also provides a framework for evaluating and comparing various approaches to incorporating climage change into state level water planning docs.

This report presents the case for and describes the process of assessing stakeholder’s needs in creating water data systems.