PubTalk - 9/2021: Modernizing the National Water Information System
Modernizing the National Water Information System: Charting the Course for Delivering Water Data in the 21st Century
By: Daniel Pearson, USGS NWIS Modernization Program Manager, Water Mission Area
- More rapid and accessible data delivery that will support the prediction of water hazards and water availability in near-real time.
- Decision support tools that will aid the managing water supplies, flooding, drought, inundation, debris flow, water quality degradation, and other water-related hazards during extreme events and under future scenarios of changing population and climate.
- A lean, consistent portfolio of national scale water web applications will be available through a mobile friendly and unified online presence, including expansion of the National Water Dashboard.