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.
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.
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.
Sunday, August 20th, 16:00 – 17:30 CET
On August 20th, the WMO HydroHub will take part in the World Water Week at the Focus on the Americas 2023, coordinated by the Water and Sanitation Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Issue No. 1 - July 2023
This Innovation Snapshot introduces the use of non-contact technologies for hydrological measurements. An overview of general measurement principles is provided, and field applications of such technologies are presented, including some examples from the WMO HydroHub Second Innovation Call in 2020.
Please note that the application process for the Innovation Workshop on Water Quality Monitoring & Assessment is now closed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The selection process for the WMO HydroHub Innovation Call - Pacific Island Countries has been concluded. We are happy to announce the name of the company that has been offered a contract to implement an innovation project in the next 12 months.
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
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.
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”.
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".
22 & 25 April 2022, Online
The webinar will present valuable information on operational hydrological services worldwide collected through the WMO Global Hydrology Survey 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The real-time and historical hydrological data for the Arctic basin are now available through the WMO Hydrological Observing System (WHOS), and can be visualized and downloaded through the WHOS-Arctic web portal.
28 May 2021, 14:00 - 16:30 (IST), Online
Virtual demo of programming and installation of Lidar water level sensor & training on use of Anaconda data management platform.
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.
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
The selection process for the Second WMO HydroHub Innovation Call has just concluded. We are happy to announce that three companies have been offered contracts to implement projects in the next six months.
25 September 2020, Geneva (Switzerland)
The Workshop "Innovation for sustainable development" of the Master in Innovation, Human Development and Sustainability (IHDS) focused on the following topic: Defining innovative pathways to tackle contemporary challenges and tensions of the water sector.
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.
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.
11-13 March 2019, New York City (USA)
The conference brought together researchers, users, and instrumentation developers to discuss how to overcome barriers to the advancement of hydrological observations and to improve operational uptake of innovative hydrometry technologies and monitoring approaches.
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.
3-5 October 2018, Geneva (Switzerland)
The Advisory Council and the Innovation Committee of WMO HydroHub reviewed the work done so far and set the way forward for 2018-2019.
26 August 2018, 14:00-15:30, Stockholm (Sweden)
This interactive session brought together providers of decision-support services with decision-makers from the public and private sectors to catalyze a dialogue on how to improve mutual understanding on service delivery between these two groups.
Application is now closed
This is the first of a series of calls for innovation, where WMO HydroHub is looking for innovative solutions in operational hydrology.
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.
25-29 June 2018, Spiez (Switzerland)
The focus of AGUASAN Workshop 2018 was on improving evidenced-based decision-making for more priority-driven and targeted water and sanitation management.