The Open Water Network supports and promotes the use of Open Source Software and Open Access data for water resources management through a sequence of Open Water symposia and workshops:

- 1st Open Water Symposium and workshops, Delft, The Netherlands, April 2011 (Open Water Journal Volume 1, Issue 1)

-2nd Open Water Symposium and workshops, Brussels, Belgium: September 2013 (Open Water Journal Volume 2, Issue 1)

- 3rd Open Water Symposium and workshops, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: September 2015 (Open Water Journal Volume 3, Issue 1)

- 4TH OPEN WATER SYMPOSIUM AND WORKSHOPS - Exploring the Water Cloud, Brussels, March 28-30, 2017.