WSWC/ICWP/NWSA Washington, DC Roundtable (virtual)
The Western States Water Council, as well as the Interstate Council on Water Policy and the National Water Supply Alliance co-hosted a joint Washington, DC Roundtable in the Spring of 2021. The virtual event was held in two sessions on April 15 (noon to 3:30 p.m. Central) and April 16 (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central).
The program included updates from the US Geological Survey, NOAA-National Weather Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, National Integrated Drought Information System, US Environmental Protection Agency, and key congressional committee staff.
Thursday, April 15–12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Central time NOAA/National Weather Service National Integrated Drought Information System update US Geological Survey–Water Mission Area US Geological Survey–NHD+ Mapping Update
Friday, April 16–9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central time US Army Corps of Engineers US Environmental Protection Agency White House Council on Environmental Quality Congressional panel
National Weather Service Mary Erickson – NOAA Water Resources Prediction and IDSS Dr. Tom Graziano – NOAA Water Resources Prediction and IDSS Dr. David DeWitt – Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017: Sub-Seasonal and Seasonal (S2S) Forecasting Innovation (Public Law 115-25, Section 201)
Veva Deheza – National Integrated Drought Information System
U.S. Geological Survey Dr. Don Cline – Water Resources Mission Area Briefing Mindi Dalton – Water Resources Availability Portfolio (WRAP) Chad Wagner – USGS Integrated Water Monitoring Initiatives Vicki Lukas – 3D National Topography Model (3DNTM)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Stephen Hill – Director of Contingency Operations and Chief, Homeland Security, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dr. Cary Talbot – Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO)