Important Dates

Check-in Meeting: November 10, 2016 – 9 am – CalEPA Headquarters

The event sponsors held a check-in meeting where participants had an opportunity to ask questions about the event, learn more about the datasets, and share ideas with staff from California water resource agencies and other participants. A brief presentation was given by Greg Gearheart and the question session followed. The questions have been added to the FAQ tab.

Final Date for Submissions: 5:00 pm Pacific Time on December 5, 2016

Final entries must be submitted by 5:00 pm Pacific Time on December 5, 2016.

Closing Event: December 9, 2016 – 9 a.m in a Sacramento, CA – California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) Board Room

The closing event will provide an opportunity for all participants to present their entries to a panel of judges, staff of California state agencies, and the general public. The panel of judges will select the Challenge winners based on the judging criteria, and winners will be recognized at the awards ceremony.

California Water Data Challenge Final Judging Event:  December 9, 2016 – 9 a.m

Event Agenda

Challenge Submissions

To watch the web conference of the event please login here.


The Data Challenge Judging Event will be held at the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) Board Room

100 Waterfront Place

West Sacramento, CA 95605

Parking Information

Parking Structure – Take a ticket from the machine at the Waterfront Place parking lot entrance. The daily rate is $1.00 per 20 minutes ($15.00/day max)

Street Parking – Minimal street parking is available. Street parking meters have time limits ranging from 90 minutes to 2 hours.