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November 11, 2020
waterloop #61: Peter Colohan and Stacy Timmons on Building the Internet of Water

Peter Colohan is the Executive Director of the Internet of Water project at Duke University and Stacy Timmons is the Associate Director of Hydrology Programs for the New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources.


Peter Colohan is the Executive Director of the Internet of Water project at Duke University and Stacy Timmons is the Associate Director of Hydrology Programs for the New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources.

In this episode Peter and Stacy discuss the challenges of finding and using water data because it is not modernized, integrated, and organized. Peter explains the effort to build the Internet of Water, which is envisioned as an interconnected network where water data are discoverable and accessible so it can be used to manage water resources. Stacy talks about the New Mexico Water Data Initiative and a project to put water data for the Pecos River into modern infrastructure so it can be used by stakeholders for decision-making.

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