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. https://forms.gle/smjNYQ937P4a9CPe9

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

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If you have any questions, please contact Julie Groat at jgroat@wswc.utah.gov.

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 miles away from Salt Lake City International Airport and three miles away from Downtown Salt Lake City.

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.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
We are working to secure a hotel room block at a hotel near Salt Lake City Airport. the hotel provides shuttle service to/from the Salt Lake City airport and is within walking distance of the meeting space and Trax light rail (which runs to the airport and/or downtown).

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, North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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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