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October 15, 2020

Announcing the Launch of the First Open-Source Water Accounting and Trading Platform

For the past year and a half, Sitka and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have been working with water managers and landowners in the Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District (Rosedale) to create the first open-source water accounting and trading platform in California’s Central Valley. From the start, the project team envisioned a platform that can be expanded to water districts across California and throughout the country. More

October 7, 2020

Attend Our Upcoming Stormwater Tools Webcast to Stay in the Know

With our partners Orange County Public Works and Geosyntec Consultants, we are presenting a webinar featuring our open-source, cloud-based platform: OC Stormwater Tools. Creating this tool was a collaborative effort, and we are excited to take a deeper dive into the system and explain in better detail what aspects make Stormwater Tools so invaluable to Orange County and other jurisdictions. More

October 6, 2020

Join Us in Celebration of Oregon Rivers with WaterWatch

As events shift to online formats, WaterWatch of Oregon was forced to reimagine its annual celebration in a new and exciting way. On October 24th at 5:30pm Pacific, there will be a virtual event featuring speakers, videos, a live auction, and more. Because we reckon clean waterways are something you enjoy, we thought we’d extend the invite to you! More

September 8, 2020

How Monitoring and Modifying Water Usage Can Reverse Aquifer Depletion

Microsoft Azure and the GeoOptix platform will provide the raw data processing horsepower and scale required to manage and make sense of the information streaming off thousands of wells, all in real time. We’re very excited to be working with our friends at TPNRD, Olsson, and Paige Wireless on revolutionary technologies that will make a real difference for many years to come. More

July 8, 2020

Using Data to Curb Urban Water Runoff

Late last month, the 2020 California Water Boards Water Data Science Symposium was held virtually. We are thrilled to share our contribution to the conference, the Urban Drool Tool. This online tool, developed in conjunction with Orange County Public Works (OCPW), Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD), and Geosyntec Consultants, allows users to better quantify and visualize the amount of “urban drool,” or unnatural dry weather flow that contributes to water waste runoff in urban neighborhoods. More