Coming Soon: Water Data Forum 2022

February 24, 2022

Water Data Forum, the virtual series presented by Cleveland Water Alliance, the Water Environment Federation, and the Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub, is returning for a second season in 2022!

In 2021, the Forum assembled expert panels to engage in timely topics such as new sensor and control technologies as well as water data for environmental justice and climate resilience. This year, interactive web sessions will engage a diverse array of experts across sectors in an exploration of topics ranging from the intersection of cyber security and water to STEM and youth empowerment.


The new season will kick off this March with a session titled: Innovations in Water Quality: The Real-Time Revolution on March 30 at 12p.m. ET. This session will convene industry, government and research experts to explore the next generation of water quality sensing technologies. In a facilitated discussion, panelists will use specific case studies to examine the challenges posed by new, or more recently understood, sources of water pollution and the opportunities surrounding real-time networks and new sensing modalities.


May Session: Cyber and Water: Driving Digital Security across the Water Sector

July Session: Smart Stormwater: Data-Driven Response to Flooding, Erosion and other Natural Hazards

September Session: Water Education: STEM, Youth Empowerment and Workforce Development

November Session: Smart Water Equity: Data-Enabled Affordability, Justice and Sovereignty

Robust, accurate data are crucial for the future of water resource management, economic and workforce development, and technological advancement. Water Data Forum aims to demystify the complexities of water data for seasoned experts as well as the general public. For more information and updates around speakers and registration, visit

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