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PubTalk - 9/2021: Modernizing the National Water Information System

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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.




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