Entries by Sue Lowry, Executive Director

USGS Modernizes National Water Information System (NWIS)

Announcing the new USGS Water Website!This April, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Resources Mission Area is excited to announce the launch of a new, mobile-ready water.usgs.gov website. The new site is mobile-friendly, features the latest USGS Water activities and priorities, and includes the highly popular Water Science School in a new, easy-to-use format.Access the new sites here:Water […]

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Legislation & Policy Committee Meeting Summary March 14, 2019 Conference Call

Call to Order—Chair Kirsten Wallace; UMRBA—called to order at 8:04 a.m. Introductions of Participants on the call—Kirsten Wallace, UMRBA, Chair; Sue Lowry, Executive Director, Pooja Kanwar, MNDNR; Tom Littlepage and Brian Atkins, Alabama OWR; Gail Melgren, Tri-State Water Coalition; Theresa Christian, ICWP Intern, Richard Friesner, NEIWPCC Dept. of Interior Reorganization —Unable to obtain a DOI […]

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Water Sub-Cabinet addresses Roundtable meeting–April 3, 2019

On April 3, a “Water Sub-cabinet,” addressed members of the Western States WaterCouncil (WSWC), Interstate Council on Water Policy (ICWP), National Water Resources Association (NWRA) and National Water Supply Association (NWSA) at a Water Infrastructure Forum in Washington, D.C. The subcabinetofficialsincluded:TimPetty,AssistantSecretaryoftheDepartmentoftheInterior(DOI)forWater andScience;DavidRoss,EnvironmentalProtectionAgency(EPA),AssistantAdministratorforWater;Timothy Gaullaudet, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Waters, with responsibility for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); William Northey, […]

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Interstate Water Management Committee Meeting Summary March 21, 2019 Conference Call

Call to Order—Chair Drew Dehoff, SRBC began the meeting at 8:03 MDT Introductions of Participants on the call:  Drew Dehoff, Chair, SRBC; Sue Lowry, Executive Director, ICWP; Theresa Christian, ICWP intern; Rhonda Manning, PADEP. Work Plan Items for Committee to Address: Purpose Statement to Guide the Review and Update the 2006 Interstates Report written by ICWP—any […]

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Interstate Water Management Committee Meeting Summary February 27, 2019 Conference Call

Call to Order—Chair Drew Dehoff, SRBC at 12:02 p.m. Mountain time Introductions of Participants on the call:  Drew Dehoff, Chair, SRBC; Sue Lowry, ICWP Executive Director; Heidi Moltz, ICPRB; Julie Ekman, MNDNR; Brian Atkins, Alabama OWR; Rhonda Manning, PADEP. Work Plan Items for Committee to Address: Purpose Statement to Guide the Review and Update the 2006 […]