10th National Monitoring Conference, Sponored by the National Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC)
Date: May 2-6, 2016
Location: Tampa, Florida
ACWI Interagency Conference on Sedimentation
and Hydrologic Modeling Conference
Date: April 19-23, 2015
Location: Reno, Nevada
National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program, Liaison Committee Meeting,Conference
Date: May 11-15, 2015
Washington Court Hotel,
Featured Products and Information:
Open Water Data Initiative (See Spatial Water Data Index page for details)
Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress (PDF 33 KB)
Dates: June 16-28, 2015
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
More Details !!!(PDF 660 KB)
GAO 14-430 Report: Freshwater Supply Concerns, May 2014 (PDF 33 KB)
What is EnviroAtlas (PDF 38 KB)
National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Fact Sheet (PDF 16,302 KB)
"2013 Ground-Water Final Framework Report" (PDF 23 MG)"
Archived Feature Products and Information
ACWI Organization Chart
ACWI Subgroup Contacts
USGS Water Resources
Water Information Coordination Program
The WICP ensures collaborative
efforts among Federal Agencies to improve water information for
decisionmaking about natural resources management and environmental
Advisory Committee on Water Information
The ACWI represents the interests of water-information users and professionals
in advising the Federal Government on Federal water-information
programs and their effectiveness in meeting the Nation's water-information
needs. (ACWI Fact Sheet)
The Water Resources Adaptation to Climate Change Workgroup (WRACCW) identifies research, data, and policy necessary for effective management and protection of water resources in the United States as the climate continues to change.
ACWI/Monitoring Challenges in a Shrinking Budget Environment Workgroup is to provide advice and recommendations to help USGS and Interior leadership continue to provide high quality water monitoring and related science within the framework of constrained financial resources.
Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC) provides a national forum
for coordination of consistent and scientifically defensible methods and
strategies to improve water quality monitoring, assessment and reporting.
NWQMC Methods and Data Comparability
Board provides a forum for exploring, evaluating, and promoting methods
that facilitate collaboration and further comparability between water monitoring
The National Liaison Committee
(NLC) for the National Water Quality
Assessement Program (NAWQA) creates an ongoing national liaison process
for external organizations to work interactively with the NAWQA Program
in joint problem solving on water quality issues.
goal of the Subcommittee
on Ground Water is to develop and encourage implementation of
a nationwide, long term ground-water quantity and quality monitoring
framework that would provide information necessary for the planning,
management, and development of ground-water supplies to meet current
and future water needs, and ecosystem requirements.
on Hydrology desires to improve the availability and reliability of
surface-water quantity information needed for hazard mitigation, water supply
and demand management, and environmental protection.
The Subcommittee on Sedimentation
of the Advisory Committee on Water Information promotes collaboration on the sediment issues; and advances in information gathering, storing, and sharing; for decision making about natural resources management and environmental protection. (See Terms of Reference for more details.)
on Spatial Water Data jointly sponsored with the Federal
Geographic Data Committee develops water-resources components of
the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.
Water Resources Roundtable serves as a forum to share information and
perspectives that will promote better decisionmaking in the United States
regarding the sustainable development of our nation's water resources.
Water Program (1999)
Total Maximum Daily Loads
(TMDL) Science Issues Conference
2004 Cooperative Task Force
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