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SmartPhones4Water Discussed with Water Resource Experts in Nepal

SmartPhones4Water representatives had the opportunity to meet with a range of water resource managers and experts during a recent visit to Nepal in January.  Several different applications of the SmartPhones4Water app were discussed including: monitoring of snow depth and extent, measurement of water level and stream flow, flood forecasting and information dissemination, monitoring of irrigation…
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Recent Innovations in Flow Measurement Presented to Irrigation Experts in Nepal

Jeff Davids, founder of SmartPhones4Water, was pleased to make a presentation titled “Recent Innovations in Flow Measurement” to a group of Irrigation and Water Management Experts in Kathmandu, Nepal at the 10th Talk Series for the International Network on Participatory Irrigation Management Nepal (INPIM/N) in January.  

SmartPhones4Water Highlighted in CSU Chico Newsletter

A recent Civil Engineering newsletter for California State University Chico highlighted SmartPhones4Water (S4W) as an exciting new water management initiative. In other news, representatives from S4W will be discussing partnerships with key water management agencies and NGOs during a visit to the Himalayan Region in mid-January.

Fondriest Environmental Monitor Publication

An article titled “SmartPhones4Water hopes to fill water management data gaps for developing nations” was recently published in Fondriest’s Environmental Monitor. The following is an excerpt from the article: In the developing world, where people often turn to low-tech solutions for the challenges of rural life, mobile phones are an outlier. In some low-income countries, cellular…
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SmartPhones4Water – A Game Changing Hydrologic Monitoring Approach

Welcome to SmartPhones4Water.org.  In the coming years, SmartPhone technology will change the way hydrologic data is collected and transmitted.  SmartPhones4Water exists to leverage these technological advancements to (1) improve water management in the developing world and (2) provide sustainable employment and empowerment to people who live in these areas.  Want to get involved?  Stayed tuned.  We are…
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