The 2022 National Water Use Data Workshop, Salt Lake City UT

The upcoming 2022 National Water Use Data Workshop is in collaboration between the Western States Water Council Water Information Management Systems (WIMS) Group, U.S. Geological Survey, Interstate Council on Water Policy, and Internet of Water.

MEETING REGISTRATION: There is no registration fee to attend, but we are asking all individuals, regardless of in person or virtual attendance to please register in advance. Please fill out ONLY one of the appropriate forms below.  If you have any questions, please contact Adel Abdallah at adelabdallah@wswc.utah.gov.

In Person Registration ONLY: In Person Registration Form
Virtual Attendance ONLY: Virtual Registration Form

WATER USE DATA WORKSHOP AGENDA
WATER USE DATA WORKSHOP PRE-REGISTRANTS LIST

MEETING FACILITY: The workshop is being held in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality building located at 195 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116. The facility is three miles away from Salt Lake City International Airport and three miles away from Downtown Salt Lake City.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
A group room block is being held for the nights of August 15-17, at the Holiday Inn Express located at 200 North 2100 West, Salt Lake City, Utah in the name of the Western States Water Council (WSWC). The guest room rates for single/double occupancy is $128.00 per night, plus tax. The hotel does have complimentary airport shuttle service available for the Salt Lake City International Airport.

Guest room reservations may be made directly with the hotel by calling (801) 741-1500 and identify yourself as a member of the WSWC group, or you may use the link listed below. Please note, the dates do not automatically default to the dates that we have reserved, so please make sure you add the dates as August 15/16 and 17: https://www.hiexpress.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=EX&localeCode=en&regionCode=1&hotelCode=SLCUT&_PMID=99801505&GPC=WIN&cn=no&viewfullsite=true

Tentative Schedule:
The workshop starts at 1 pm on August 16
Workshop all day on August 17
The workshop concludes at 12 pm on August 18

Workshop Goals

  • Provide a platform for state agencies’ staff to learn from each other about the latest efforts related to water data management and sharing.
  • Engage state IT and water resources management staff with the USGS National Water Use Data and Research (WUDR) and the Water Data Exchange (WaDE) Programs.
  • Exchange the latest developments on water use data sharing methods and how states can benefit from them.
  • Identify challenges related to states data sharing efforts and potential solutions to consider.

Focus Areas

  • Present on programs or initiatives related to improving data collection, sharing, and access to water use data
  • Present on historic monthly/annual site-specific water withdrawals and use data reporting and sharing efforts
  • Present on data gaps and ways that have been developed to fill them. Present on metadata for water use information.

Fun Local Places to Visit

Lunch or dinner at the famous local Red Iguana Restaurant

Restaurants, shops, and historic cultural places to visit in Temple Square Downtown Salt Lake City

 

Information about the previous workshop is available here

(2019) Water Information Management Systems (WIMS) Workshop & USGS Water Use Collaboration


Date

Aug 16 - 18 2022

Time

All day
Utah Department of Environmental Quality Building

Location

Utah Department of Environmental Quality Building
Utah Department of Environmental Quality, 195 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Western States Water Council

Organizer

Western States Water Council

Other Organizers

Interstate Council on Water Policy
Interstate Council on Water Policy
United States Geological Survey
United States Geological Survey
Internet of water
Internet of water
Website
https://internetofwater.org/
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