The Wyoming Attorney General’s office seeks an attorney to represent the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office. This attorney advises the Wyoming State Engineer and his staff on all aspects of Wyoming water law, public records and meetings, agency rule-makings, and during contested case hearings. This position also requires, when necessary, advice to the Governor, the Governor’s
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 afederal interagency and interstate effort to establish
The Water Resources Program Manager, Washington Department of Ecology, is an Exempt Management Service Band 3 position that reports to Ecology's Deputy Director. The position is located in Lacey, Washington. The Department is seeking an experienced leader, strategic thinker, and problem-solver to manage and lead their Water Resources Program. This position represents the Director of
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
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.
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
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
NOAA/WSWC Workshop on Advancing Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal Precipitation Forecasting for Western Water Management
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
The WSWC has long supported efforts to improve seasonal and mid-season forecasting, federal agency data-collection, and application development for more informed water resource management. Here is a collection of reports, workshops, and other materials related to the topic, gathered and distributed by WSWC.... Please click here for materials webpage.
On January 12, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, sent a letter to the Committee members’ 20 states, asking for their perspective on EPA’s current regulatory framework. The letter noted that “environmental statutes such as the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act are based on principles of