The WSWC Fall (185th) Council Meetings will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 18-20, 2017.  Additional meeting information will be posted as it becomes available.

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

The meetings will begin with a half-day workshop on Federal Non-Tribal Water Rights Claims on Wednesday, October 18 from 8:00 a.m. to around 11:30 a.m.  New Mexico will host a field trip Wednesday afternoon.

The host state presentation and committee meetings will be held all day on Thursday, October 19, followed by a sponsored reception.  The Full Council meeting will conclude on Friday, October 20 by 12 noon.

MEETING WEBINAR & CALL-IN:  Call & Webinar Instructions – NM Workshop and Meetings


New Mexico will host a half-day afternoon field trip on October 18 for members and guests.  The registration fee covers motorcoach transportation and a box lunch.  The bus will depart from the Marriott at 12:00 noon, and we will return at about 5:30 pm.  The cost is $35 per person and advance registration is requested.  Payment may be made via the online “button” below to our PayPal merchant account.  Additional payment options are listed at the bottom of the Registration Form (NM Field Trip).

*MEETING REGISTRATION:  ALL meeting attendees are required to register using the online form below.  Field trip registration is handled separately and payment may be managed through our PayPal merchant account — (see “button” above.)  

Fall Meeting Registration



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

GUEST ROOM ACCOMMODATIONS:  The WSWC has reserved a group room block at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North, located at 5151 San Francisco Road, NE, Albuquerque, NM  87109.  The room block for October 17-19, 2017 is held in the name of the Western States Water Council. Guest room rates are $93.00 per room single occupancy per night, plus applicable tax.

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. on the day of arrival.  Early arrivals must be prearranged.
Check-out time is 12:00 p.m. on the day of departure.

RESERVATION METHOD:   Reservations may be made by calling Zach Sturgeon, Group Rooms Coordinator directly at 1-505-798-6446 or the reservation 800 number at 1-800-262-2043 and specify the Western States Water Council group.  You may also make reservations online by  selecting this link:  Western States Water Council (WSWC) Block.

Reservations requested after the cut-off will be honored on a space and rate available basis.  Individuals will be required to furnish a credit card number that will guarantee payment for the entire stay.  Any guaranteed reservations not canceled 24 hours prior to arrival will be charged a cancellation fee.

CUT-OFF DATEOctober 10, 2017.  After this cut-off date, rooms can be reserved subject to room and rate availability.

TRANSPORTATION:   Fly into Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ).  This hotel does not provide shuttle service.  Alternate transportation:   Albuquerque Airport Shuttle Service or rental car services.

PARKING:  The hotel provides convenient complimentary parking for guests and visitors.