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National Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC)

Purpose: The National Water Monitoring Council (NWQMC) provides a national forum for coordination of consistent and scientifically defensible methods and strategies to improve water quality monitoring, assessment and reporting.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Gail F. Mallard, Co-Chair
U.S. Geological Survey
RI 401-322-0902
gmallard@usgs.gov
Charles S. Spooner, Co-Chair
Environmental Protection Agency
DC 202-566-1174
spooner.charles@epa.gov
Judith B. Griffin, Executive Secretary
U.S. Geological Survey
VA 703-648-5229
jbgriff@usgs.gov

 

Methods and Data Comparability Board (MDCB)

Purpose:The NWQMC Methods and Data Comparability Board provides a forum for exploring, evaluating, and promoting methods that facilitate collaboration and further comparability between water monitoring programs.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Herbert J. Brass, Co-Chair
Environmental Protection Agency
OH 513-569-7936
brass.herb@epa.gov
Daniel J. Sullivan, Executive Secretary
U.S. Geological Survey
WI 608-821-3869
djsulliv@usgs.gov

 

National Liaison Committee for (NAWQA)

Purpose: The National Liaision Committee (NLC) for the National Water Quality Assessement Program (NAWQA) creates an ongoing national liaison process for external organizations to work interactively with NAWQA Program in joint problem solving on the water quality issues.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Donna N. Myers, Chair
U.S. Geological Survey
VA 703-648-5012
dnmyers@usgs.gov


Subcommittee on Spatial Water Data   (SSWD)

Purpose: The Subcommittee on Spatial Water Data jointly sponsored with the Federal Geographic Data Committee develops water-resources components of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Robert R. Pierce, Chair
U.S. Geological Survey
GA 770-903-9113
rrpierce@usgs.gov


Subcommittee on Hydrology (SOH)

Purpose: The Subcommittee on Hydrology desires to improve the availability and reliability of surface-water quantity information needed for hazard mitigation, water supply and demand management, and environmental protection.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Donald Frevert, Chair
Bureau of Reclamation
CO 303-445-2473
DFREVERT@do.usbr.gov
S. Samuel Lin, Vice-Chair
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
DC 202-502-8881
ShyangChin.Lin@ferc.gov


Subcommittee on Sedimentation (SOS)

Purpose: The Subcommittee on Sedimentation promotes and supports the development and standardization of equipment, methodologies, calibration, and performance criteria fluvial-sediment data and related technical information.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Jerry Bernard, Chair
NRCS
DC 202-720-5356
Jerry.bernard@usda.gov

 

Substainable Water Resources Roundtable (SWRR)

Purpose: The Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable serves as a forum to share information and perspectives that will promote better decisionmaking in the United States regarding the sustainable development of our nation's water resources.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Ethan T. Smith VA 703-860-1038 phone
775-320-5606 fax
etsmithusa@netscape.net

 

2004 Task Force to Review the USGS Cooperative Water Program (2004 COOP)

Purpose: The 2004 Task Force to Review the U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Water Program assesses the effectiveness of the USGS in addressing the recommendations of the 1999 external Cooperative Program review Task Force.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
Glenn G. Patterson,
Executive Secretary
U.S. Geological Survey
VA 703-648-6876 phone
gpatter@usgs.gov

 

Former subgroups

Task Force to Review the Federal-State Cooperative Water Program  (COOP) (Sunset 09/10/03)
Streamgaging Task Force   (STF) (Sunset 09/10/03)
TMDL Conference on Science Issues   (TMDL's) (Sunset 09/10/03)

ACWI Contact

Advisory Committee on Water Information (ACWI)

Purpose: The ACWI represents the interests of water-information users and professionals in advising the Federal Government on Federal water-information programs and their effectiveness in meeting the Nation's water-information needs.

The following table provides contact information
Name State
Code
Phone and Email
R. Thomas Weimer, Chair
DOI/Deputy Assistant Secretary - Water and Science Interior
DC   N/A
Robert M. Hirsch, Alternate Chair
Associate Director for Water-USGS
VA   N/A
Toni M. Johnson, Chief
Water Information Coordination Program
VA 703-648-6810
tjohnson@usgs.gov

 

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