News & Events

User-Provider Workshops in Fiji & Samoa

14 – 20 November 2023

In November 2023, two User-Provider Workshops were held in Fiji and Samoa to support the service-delivery optimization between the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) and hydrological information sectorial users.

Distance Learning course "Interoperable Data Exchange in Hydrology" in Spanish

18 September – 10 November 2023, Online

The WMO HydroHub recognizes that data sharing is often prevented by the lack of knowledge about basic ICT and readily available data exchange standards, WMO regulations and tools. To close this knowledge gap and contribute to the advancement of hydrological data exchange worldwide, the WMO HydroHub has developed and carries out the Distance Learning course "Interoperable Data Exchange in Hydrology".

Open Call - WMO HydroHub Think Tank

Application deadline: 17 November 2023

The WMO HydroHub is looking for two experts in operational hydrometry, environmental monitoring innovation, and water-related capacity development projects to become members of the WMO HydroHub Think Tank and engage on a voluntary basis in WMO HydroHub activities. 

WMO HydroHub Innovation Call - Pacific Island Countries: Project Concluded

The project titled "Non-contact measurement of river flows in the Pacific region, using innovative surface image velocimetry and stereoscopic methods" implemented by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) of New Zealand in the context of the WMO HydroHub Innovation Call - Pacific Island Countries officially concluded in September 2023.

Innovation Call - Latin America and the Caribbean

Submission Deadline: 13 November 2023

The WMO HydroHub, in cooperation with the Inter-American Development Bank, is seeking to fund a project that will build the capacity of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) and end-users/institutions in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region to use innovative hydrometric observation technologies or monitoring approaches.

WMO Hydrological Assembly (HA-3): WMO HydroHub Segment

27 May 2023 - 10:00-10:45 CEST

WMO Congress took place from 22 May to 2 June 2023 in Geneva, and on 26 - 27 May the WMO Hydrological Assembly (HA-3) was convened. During the Assembly, one of the segments was dedicated to the WMO HydroHub.

PhD Scholarship in Hydrology, University of Tuscia

A three-year fully funded Ph.D. scholarship is available in the School of Engineering for Energy and Environment of the Department of Economics, Engineering, Society, and Business Organization at University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy.

Consultancy Opportunity: Tanzania

Submission Deadline: 7 May 2023

The WMO HydroHub is looking for one Consultant to conduct a comprehensive, gender-responsive consultative process in Tanzania; support the development of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Gender Analysis, the Environmental and Social Management Plan and the Gender Action Plan in compliance with the Adaptation Fund Environment, Social and Gender Policies; and support the organisation and delivery of the national workshop in Tanzania to validate the Fully-Developed Project Proposal.

Consultancy Opportunity: The Gambia

Submission Deadline: 7 May 2023

The WMO HydroHub is looking for one Consultant to conduct a comprehensive, gender-responsive consultative process in The Gambia; support the development of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Gender Analysis, the Environmental and Social Management Plan and the Gender Action Plan in compliance with the Adaptation Fund Environment, Social and Gender Policies; and support the organisation and delivery of the national workshop in The Gambia to validate the Fully-Developed Project Proposal.

Consultancy Opportunity: Capacity and Needs Assessment in South Sudan

Submission Deadline: 30 April 2023

The WMO HydroHub is looking for one Consultant to carry out a detailed assessment of South Sudan's NMHS as well as other hydrological forecasting agencies, water resources management bodies and Basin Organizations.                                     

Consultancy Opportunity: WMO HydroHub Mid-Term Evaluation

Submission Deadline: 30 April 2023

The WMO HydroHub is looking for one External Evaluator to carry out the Mid-Term Evaluation of its Phase II, with the purpose of providing an independent assessment of the implementation progress for the period September 2021 – September 2023.

2023 Geneva Trialogue on Open Innovation for Education

16 March 2023, 09:00 - 17:00 CET, Hybrid Format

The WMO HydroHub was invited to be a Lead Partner in the 2023 Geneva Trialogue on Open Innovation for Education, co-organized by UNITAR, University of Geneva (UNIGE), Open Geneva and Crowd4SDG. The event took place on 16 March 2023 at CERN, in hybrid format.

Open Call for Innovation Challenges on Water Quality Monitoring & Assessment

Submission Deadline: 31 March 2023

WMO, UNEP, UNESCO, WWQA, JRC and IAEA are soliciting proposals for challenges to accelerate innovation in water quality monitoring and assessment. The selected challenges will be put forward at the upcoming Innovation Workshop on Water Quality Monitoring & Assessment, taking place in September 2023 (the exact dates and place will be communicated in early May).

HydroBID ECOP 2023 - Costa Rica & Panama Case Studies

6 - 7 February 2023

The WMO HydroHub took part into the HydroBID Community of Practice Meeting (ECOP) 2023, which aimed at improving the innovation environment related to the implementation of HydroBID models and HydroBID Support Center services for different sectors, as well as promoting dialogue and the exchange of knowledge and best practices among different actors in the region.

WMO HydroHub Youth Symposium

12 October 2022, 10:00 - 16:00 UTC, Hybrid Format

The WMO HydroHub Youth Symposium aimed at raising awareness among the young generation on (1) Sustainable water resources management; (2) Water monitoring; (3) Crowdsourcing and career perspectives in the field of water. The Youth Symposium also aimed at guiding and preparing young people for their participation in COP27, the Groundwater Summit 2022 and the UN 2023 Water Conference.

International Surface Velocimetry Workshop 2022

3 – 5 October 2022, Lancaster University (UK)

The three-day workshop aims at sharing knowledge on the current state of the art and opportunities to advance surface velocimetry measurement methods for open channels.

Abstract deadline: 26 August 2022

WMO HydroHub Innovation Call - Pacific Island Countries

Submission Deadline: Closed

The WMO HydroHub is seeking to fund projects that will build the capacity of Pacific Island Countries’ National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) to use innovative hydrometric observation technologies or monitoring approaches.

Adaptation Fund Innovation Project

Tanzania, The Gambia

The WMO HydroHub has been preparing a regional proposal to be submitted to the Adaptation Fund (AF) to implement the innovation project “Enhancing Hydromet Services through Regional Monitoring Innovation Hubs in Africa”.

Distance Learning course "Interoperable Data Exchange in Hydrology"

21 March - 6 May 2022, Online

The WMO HydroHub recognizes that data sharing is often prevented by the lack of knowledge about basic ICT and readily available data exchange standards, WMO regulations and tools. To close this knowledge gap and contribute to the advancement of hydrological data exchange worldwide, the WMO HydroHub has developed and carries out the Distance Learning course "Interoperable Data Exchange in Hydrology".

Hydrology Dashboard Webinar

22 & 25 April 2022, Online

The webinar will present valuable information on operational hydrological services worldwide collected through the WMO Global Hydrology Survey 2020.

Opening Workshop on Water Quality Monitoring

29, 30 & 31 March 2022, Online

The Opening Workshop is the first of a series of workshops on Water Quality Monitoring taking place during 2022-2023. It intends to contribute to WMO’s Water Quality Long-Term ambition and feeds into various activities from the key partners such as GEMS/Water revision and strategic reorientation, the WWQ-Assessment, etc.

Hydrology Dashboard Launch

Newly launched

The Dashboard on Hydrological Observations, Forecasting and the Governance of National Hydrological Services (NHSs) provides valuable information on operational hydrological  services worldwide collected through the WMO Global Hydrological Survey in 2020.

WMO-OGC Workshop "GroundWaterML2 standard"

10 March 2022, 12:00 – 16:00 (UTC), Online

The workshop introduced the GroundWaterML2 (GWML2) standard and demonstrated its recent implementations. Presenters included core developers of the standard as well as developers of related implementations from their respective organizations.

Innovation Workshop "WMO HydroHub Phase II Innovation Roadmap"

2 & 4 February 2022, 13:00 – 16:00 (CET), Online

This Innovation Workshop will focus on identifying areas of innovation that the WMO HydroHub could support during its Phase II helping to ensure its activities help build sustainable capability within National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs). The event will explore recent advances in hydrometric monitoring approaches and technologies and the current needs of operational monitoring agencies around the world.

Open Call to join the WMO HydroHub Think Tank

Application deadline: Closed

The WMO HydroHub is looking to recruit a diverse group of individuals from around the world to engage on a voluntary basis in its newly established Think Tank. People with experience in operational hydrometry, environmental monitoring innovation and/or water-related capacity development projects are encouraged to apply.

Watch the recording of the WHOS webinar

6 September 2021, 13:30-15:30 (UTC), Online

On 6 September 2021, we held a webinar on the WMO Hydrological Observing System (WHOS). The recording is now available to watch.

Webinar: WMO HydroHub – Catalyzing Innovation for Improved Hydrological Monitoring

8 June 2021, 15:00 – 17:00 (CET), Online

The webinar presented some of the highlights and achievements of the WMO HydroHub in its Phase I as well as the goals and objectives that have been set for its Phase II. More specifically, the webinar allowed participants to learn more about the WMO HydroHub and ways to engage in its various activities.  

Workshop on "Innovations in Non-contact Hydrometry"

23 April 2021, 14:00 - 16:30 (IST), Online

The objectives of the workshop are to introduce the science behind recent advances in non-contact water level measurement and help the practitioners to make a knowledgeable choice between non-contact technologies for hydrometry.

International Surface Velocimetry Workshop

4-6 May 2021, The University of Hull (UK)

The three-day theoretical and technical workshop will address non-contact surface velocity methods for determination of river and floodplain flows.

Registration opens: 18 February 2021
Abstract deadline: 9 April 2021

WMO HydroHub Second Innovation Call

Submission Deadline: Closed

WMO is seeking proposals for projects that will advance the use of innovative measurement approaches and technologies in operational hydrometry. Projects should help to build sustainable capacity within National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) to utilise the innovations in their ongoing operation.

Call for Challenges "AI for Operational Hydrology"

Submission Deadline: Closed

The WMO HydroHub is looking for the Hydrology Community to define challenges around the topic of "Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Operational Hydrology", to which students and early career scientists can submit solutions. 

Mobilization on Water Data and Peace

27 November 2018, 14:00 - 17:00, Geneva (Switzerland)

The World Meteorological Organization, together with the German Government and Geneva Water Hub, brought together representatives from the Permanent Missions in Geneva to help advance the water data and peace agenda. 

7th Africa Water Week

29 October - 2 November 2018, Libreville (Gabon)

The theme of 7th Africa Water Week was "Toward Achieving Water Security and Safely Managed Sanitation for Africa".

 

Global Conference for Prosperity through Hydrological Services

7-9 May 2018, Geneva (Switzerland)

The HydroConference seeks to create better interfaces between the providers of hydrological services and the users who need such services for a wide range of decision-making in order to generate increased benefits for society.