18 04, 2017

Stormwater Monitoring Scientist

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Administrative|

The Washington Department of Ecology is looking for a Stormwater Monitoring Scientist who will serve as a natural resource scientist, supporting stormwater monitoring and research projects. Monitoring and research efforts provide information on the status and trends of Puget Sound lowland stream health and the effectiveness of stormwater permit requirements. The Department of Ecology is

6 04, 2017

Regional Drought Information Systems Coordinator

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: Administrative|

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) are seeking a full-time Regional Drought Information Systems Coordinator to work as part of an interdisciplinary team as the coordinator for selected regional NIDIS drought early warning information systems. NIDIS is a federal interagency and interstate effort to

22 03, 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – WSWC/CDWR Workshop on Improving Long-Range Weather Forecasting – May 17-19th

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Administrative|

The Western States Water Council and the California Department of Water Resources are cosponsoring a recurring workshop on improving the skill of long-range weather forecasts (sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) precipitation forecasting), to support water management decision-making.  The agenda will include lessons learned from recent years’ seasonal outlooks, updates on scientific research on sources of skill

8 03, 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights Claims

By |March 8th, 2017|Categories: Administrative|

The Western States Water Council and Native American Rights Fund will cosponsor a Symposium on the settlement of Indian reserved water rights claims on August 8-10, 2017.  The meetings will be held at the Best Western Plus Heritage Inn in Great Falls, Montana.  A number of topics will be addressed by experts and participants regarding

23 02, 2017

Natural Resource Specialist 2 (Assistant Watermaster)

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Administrative|

This full-time position is with the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD) located in Pendleton. The OWRD is the state agency charged with administration of the laws governing surface water and groundwater resources.  The Department's core functions are to protect existing water rights, facilitate voluntary streamflow restoration, increase the understanding of the demands on the state's

10 02, 2017

Upper Colorado River Commission Position of General Counsel

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: Administrative|

The Upper Colorado River Commission has an immediate opening for the position of General Counsel (GC). The GC reports to the Executive Director of the Commission. This position involves providing legal counsel to the Executive Director and Commissioners regarding activities of the Commission and any challenges to implementation of the Upper Colorado River Basin Compact.

30 09, 2016

Washington Department of Ecology – General Permit Writer

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: Administrative|

The Washington Department of Ecology's Water Quality Program is looking to fill a General Permit Writer (Environmental Specialist 5) position.  The position will be located in Lacey, WA. The General Permit Writer position serves as the senior program expert responsible for developing general permits, policies, procedures, regulations and guidance related to wastewater discharges and the

21 07, 2016

Improved S2S Precipitation Forecasting for Water Management – Recap of 2015/2016 Workshop Series

By |July 21st, 2016|Categories: Media Coverage, Misc. Water News, WSWC Symposia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

During 2015 and 2016, the Western States Water Council (WSWC), the California Department of Water Resources (CDWR), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have cosponsored a series of workshops on advancing seasonal prediction of precipitation for the benefit of western water resource management. Currently, the ability to skillfully predict sub-season (beyond a 15-day

1 07, 2016

Workshop on Agricultural Weather Station Networks

By |July 1st, 2016|Categories: Administrative|

The Western States Water Council and the California Department of Water Resources are cosponsoring a workshop on agricultural weather station networks, to be held in San Diego on August 25-26, 2016. The workshop will begin Thursday, August 25 at 1:00 pm and conclude Friday, August 26 around 12 noon. Agricultural weather station networks are used

30 03, 2016

NOAA/WSWC Workshop on Advancing Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal Precipitation Forecasting for Western Water Management

By |March 30th, 2016|Categories: Administrative|

The Western States Water Council, California Department of Water Resources and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are holding a workshop on April 29, 2016 in College Park, Maryland.  The purpose of the workshop is to address opportunities for and challenges towards advancing NOAA research and modeling to improve predictive capabilities with respect to sub-seasonal