During last decade’s severe drought the State of California passed the Open and Transparent Water Data Act in recognition of the critical role...

During last decade’s severe drought the State of California passed the Open and Transparent Water Data Act in recognition of the critical role...During last decade’s severe drought the State of California passed the Open and Transparent Water Data Act in recognition of the critical role of data in water management. That led to the formation of the California Water Data Consortium, a nonprofit that works with the state, local water agencies, farmers, NGOs, and others to improve organization, access, and use of data. In this episode Tara Moran, President and CEO of the California Water Data Consortium, discusses the progress and pilot projects involving lidar, groundwater, urban water, and agriculture.