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Water Talks: Patrick Atwater, Greg Gearheart on California Water Data

Join us on Thursday for Water Deeply’s first live lunchtime chat. We’ll be talking to guests Patrick Atwater and Greg Gearheart about exciting developments and future challenges in the water data world.

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On March 23, 2014, scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory fly over the Tuolumne River Basin of California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range to measure the snowpack. NASA has been supplying valuable data to drought-stricken California on how much water is locked up in the Sierra Nevada snowpack.Haven Daley, AP

Editor’s note: If you missed our live broadcast, don’t worry. We’ll be posting a transcript of the conversation on Friday, October 27.

On Thursday, October 27, Water Deeply will kick off Water Talks – a new, monthly lunchtime conversation on hot topics in California water.

Patrick Atwater of the California Data Collaborative and Greg Gearheart of the State Water Resources Control Board will join Water Deeply’s managing editor Tara Lohan to talk about the opportunities and challenges in the water data world.

Patrick Atwater serves as project manager for the California Data Collaborative, a coalition of water utilities working together to share metered water use data and ensure water reliability.

Greg Gearheart is deputy director at the State Water Resources Control Board’s Office of Information Management and Analysis (OIMA).

Tune in to News Deeply’s YouTube Channel on October 27 at 12:30 PST to watch the conversation live. Have a burning question or insightful comment you’d like us to share during the interview? Email or tweet to let us know.

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