The 172nd Summer Council Meetings will be held in Casper, Wyoming on June 24-26, 2013.  This is Monday through Wednesday, which is atypical of our meetings.  The WGA Annual Meeting follows on June 27-30 in Park City, Utah.

LOCATION/LODGING:  The event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Casper located at 1150 N. Poplar Street, Casper, Wyoming  82601.

RESERVATIONS:  Reservations will be directly with the Hilton Garden Inn room reservation department at 1-307-266-1300, or by calling the toll-free number 1-800-HILTONS.  Attendees should request the Western  States Water Council Group to receive the rate of $84 (single/double).

Reservations must be made no later than JUNE 10, 2013.  Reservations requested after this date will be accepted based upon availability.

TRANSPORTATION:  You may fly directly into Casper/Natrona County International Airport (C/NCIA).  Airlines with service into Casper include:  Allegiant, Delta (Skywest), and United.  The Hilton Garden Inn offers complimentary shuttle transportation to/from the airport to hotel guests.   Please call the hotel in advance and schedule the shuttle for pick up.  The hotel is located on Interstate 25, Exit 188, about 15 minutes from the airport.

Casper Digital Briefing Book June 2013

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

MINUTES
Executive Committee Minutes – Casper, WY
Legal Committee Minutes – Casper WY
Water Quality Minutes – Casper WY
Water Resources Committee Minutes – Casper WY
172nd Full Council Minutes – Casper, WY

DRAFT MEETING AGENDA
Water Resources Committee
Executive Committee
Water Quality Committee
Legal Committee
172nd Full Council Meeting

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS
Water Resources Committee:
Sandia Data Review Update and WaDE Project Update  – Sara Larsen

Water Quality Committee:
Wyoming Water Quality Update: Hydraulic Fracturing – Kevin Frederick, Administrator, Wyoming Water Quality Division
State and Interstate Hydraulic Fracturing Efforts – Carl Smith & Michel Paque
EPA’s 2008-2009 Draft National Rivers and Streams Assessment – Patrick Snyder, Environmental Scientist, South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Legal Committee:
Wyoming Update: Water Rights for Hydraulic Fracturing – Patrick Tyrrell
The Aransas Project v. ShawCarlos Rubinstein

172nd Council Meeting:
Utilizing Landsat Imagery for Consumptive Use Estimates – Steve Wolff, Colorado River Coordinator, Wyoming State Engineer’s Office
Celebrating 125 Years of the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office – John Shields, Interstate Streams Engineer, Wyoming State Engineer’s Office

FIELD TRIP REGISTRATION