The WSWC Spring (189th) Council Meetings were held in Chandler, Arizona on March 19-22, 2019The meetings began with a workshop on State Water-Related Infrastructure Financing Strategies on March 19-20.

BRIEFING MATERIALS189th WSWC Meeting_Briefing Materials – Chandler, AZ  (20.32 MB)

2019 Rev WSWC Infrastructure Workshop March 19-20 Agenda
Water Resources Committee
Executive Committee
Water Quality Committee
Legal Committee
189th-Full Council Meeting


March 19, 2019 – State Water-Related Infrastructure Financing Strategies Workshop

Doug Woodcock – Oregon
Sara Konrad – Arizona
Todd Stonely – Utah
Amy Moyer – Colorado
Pat Tyrrell – Wyoming
Julie Cunningham – Oklahoma
Jim Skalski – Washington
John Simpson – Idaho ; Part 2 – John Simpson
Anna Miller – Montana

March 20, 2019 – State Water-Related Infrastructure Financing Strategies Workshop (cont’d)

Cara Hendricks – Kansas
Jesse Bradley – Nebraska

March 21, 2019

Arizona Host State Presentation
Clint Chandler, Assistant Director, Arizona Department of Water Resources
Trevor Baggiore, Director, Arizona Water Quality Division

Water Resources Committee

WaDE Update/Internet of Water – Sara Larsen
Arizona Water Banking Authority – Virginia O’Connell, Manager

Water Quality Committee

Clean Water Act Section 404 State Assumption Process  – David Castanon, Chief, Regulatory Division, Los Angeles District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Arizona Water Quality Issues – David Lelsz, 404 Project Manager, Department of Environmental Quality
Using Produced Water in New Mexico – Jeri Sullivan Graham, Research Professor, UNM Center for Water and the Environment
Clean Water Act, Section 401 – Ward Scott, Policy Advisor, Western Governors’ Association

Legal Committee

Indian Water Rights – Pam Williams, Director, DOI Secretary’s Indian Water Rights Office
Status of Arizona Tribal Water Rights Settlements – Ken Slowinski, Chief Counsel, Arizona Department of Water Resources
Federal Environmental Conflict Resolution Centers – Brian Manwaring, U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict
Legislation and Litigation Update – Michelle Bushman

March 22, 2019189th Full Council Meeting

Securing Arizona’s Water Future – Hunter Moore, Natural Resources Policy Advisor for Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
WestFAST Report – Kevin Werner, WestFAST Chair and Pat Lambert, WestFAST Vice Chair
Landsat Program Update – Timothy Stryker, Chief, Outreach and Collaboration Branch, Land Imaging Program, USGS