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Seven most coveted job openings for hydroinformatics engineering

Topics related to informatics (AI,ML,IoT,ICT) and its applications in water resources development are referred to as Hydroinformatics Engineering. In recent years, the demand for educated manpower in this field has increased manifold. As a result, job opportunities related to this field have increased proportionally. This post is about the seven most desired job opportunities that are available only for hydro informatics engineers. 1) Data Engineers of Water Related Projects The data engineers develop and apply technology-enabled, digital solutions to some of the world’s most pressing water-related challenges to harness the power of data, advanced analytics, and modelling for acquiring real-time insights at the global, regional, and local levels. The jobs of data engineers include but are not limited to hydrodynamic modelling, water quality modelling of inland and coastal water systems, weather management, operational management systems etc. where technologies of data analysis are requ
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7 most recent application of GIS in the identification of suitable location for rain water harvesting

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