Agricultural water resources decision support (AWARDS)
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is the largest wholesale supplier of water in the United States and serves more than 31 million people in the 17 contiguous Western States, providing more than 9.3 trillion gallons of water each year. Accurate, timely hydrometeorological information is essential for efficient water management. The National Weather Service (NWS), in partnership with other agencies, has installed a network of around 160 radar systems throughout the United States and at selected overseas sites, known as the NEXt generation weather RADar (NEXRAD) system. The NEXRAD system ...
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