The WSWC Fall (185th) Council Meetings were held in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 18-20, 2017.  

MEETING MATERIALS:   Briefing Materials_NM Meeting_2017Oct – 20.2 MB

Non-Tribal Federal Water Rights Claims Workshop Materials


MEETINGS SCHEDULE:   Schedule of Meetings – Albuquerque, NM


AGENDA:
Water Resources Committee
Executive Committee
Water Quality Committee
Legal Committee
185th Full Council Meeting


PRESENTATIONS:

WSWC/WestFAST Non-Tribal Federal Water Rights Workshop

Crater Lake National Park – Tom Byler, Director, Oregon Water Resources Department and Paula Cutillo, Hydrologist, National Park Service
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge – Brian Caruso, Division 6 Water Resources Chief, Fish and Wildlife Service
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge Impairment Complaint – Kenneth Titus, Chief Legal Counsel, Kansas Department of Agriculture
Devils Hole Pupfish – Jason King, Nevada State Engineer
Order No. 1197 Timeline – Jason King
Protecting Reserved Water Rights – Peter Fahmy, Policy Analyst, Water Rights Branch, National Park Service
Truckee River Operating Agreement Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Precipitation Forecasting Example – Jeanine Jones, Interstate Resources Manager, California Department of Water Resources

New Mexico Host State Presentations

Groundwater Models and Administrative Guidelines – Tom Blaine, State Engineer, New Mexico Office of the State Engineer
Aamodt Adjudication – Greg Ridgley, Chief Counsel, New Mexico Office of the State Engineer

Water Resources Committee

Southwest Oklahoma Water Plan – Duane Smith
DOE Studies of Energy and Water in the Western United States – Vince Tidwell, Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratory
Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Recharge/Recovery Efforts – Mathew Weaver, Deputy Director, Idaho Department of Water Resources
Conjunctive Management Rules in the Humboldt River Basin – Jason King, Nevada State Engineer