AB 1755 IMPLEMENTATION: Public meeting scheduled for preview and discussion of Open and Transparent Water Data Platform Features

The AB 1755 Partner Agency Team will host a public meeting on Friday, July 12, to share updates about implementation progress, review and discuss datasets to be available beginning in September 2019, and preview and discuss open and transparent water data platform features. The meeting will include a plenary session from 9:30 – 11:15 a.m. and a reception and open house from 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Additional details below.

The Open and Transparent Water Data Act (AB 1755, Dodd) establishes that by September 1, 2019, State datasets on water and ecology/fisheries be available on the web. The State has adopted a federated approach, leveraging existing State data platforms at https://data.ca.gov/ and https://data.cnra.ca.gov/. This public meeting is an opportunity for interested stakeholders to learn about progress on developing the federated platform, and to discuss and share thoughts on early working lists of datasets the State expects to make available beginning in September.

PUBLIC MEETING: Preview and Discussion of Open and Transparent Water Data Platform Features

Friday, July 12, 2019

  • 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. meeting
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. reception and open house to explore portals and continue dialogue (Light refreshments will be provided.)
  • CalEPA Headquarters Building;1001 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814; Sierra Hearing Room, 2nd Floor

 Meeting Goals:

  • Learn about the progress of AB 1755 implementation
  • Review and discuss potential datasets (Information about potential datasets will be shared for discussion at the meeting.)
  • View, test and discuss federated platform portals

How to Participate:

All are welcome to attend this public meeting. There are three ways to join the meeting: (1) in person, (2) non-interactive video, or (3) via webinar. (Webinar participants will be able to provide questions or comments.)

To participate in person, please consider RSVP via EventBrite, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-and-transparent-water-data-act-ab-1755-public-meeting-tickets-64433179374

***We encourage in-person attendees to RSVP by Tuesday, July 9, so we may plan to accommodate the number of participants.***

To audit by non-interactive, live webcast: https://video.calepa.ca.gov/, scroll down to the date and title, Open and Transparent Water Data Act – Update, and click on either “Video” or “Audio”

To participate by webinar: Conference line and access code TBD

AB 1755 Partner Agency Team: California Department of Water Resources, State Water Resources Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Water Quality Monitoring Council, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, California Natural Resources Agency, Government Operations Agency, and the Delta Stewardship Council

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