WSWC 2023 Fall Meetings

The Western States Water Council Fall (202nd) Meetings will be held in Anchorage, Alaska on September 12-14, 2023, at the Aloft Anchorage Hotel.

To register to attend VIRTUALLY, please fill out this form.

MATERIALS TO DOWNLOAD: Briefing Book Materials for the WSWC Fall 2023 Meetings – Anchorage, Alaska

Water Resources Committee
Executive Committee
Water Quality Committee
Legal Committee
Full Council


Tuesday, September 12

Our Alaska hosts arranged a full day field trip with stops that included:

Alaska Water and Wastewater Utility (AWWU) Drinking Water Treatment Facility
Eklutna Hydroelectric Project Powerhouse
Eklutna Village
Eklutna Lake

Wednesday, September 13
Water Resources Committee Meeting
Alaska Water Resources – Tom Barrett, Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Implications of AI to Water Management and Water Law – James Davenport, Attorney at Law, JHDavenport, LLC

NIDIS Climate Adaptive Drought Planning Platform – Gretel Follingstad, Coordinator/Drought Planning Lead, Intermountain West Drought Early Warning System, NOAA – NIDIS

Landsat Next – Timothy Stryker, Chief, Outreach and Collaboration Branch, USGS

National Water Assessment – Brian Clark, Program Coordinator, Water Availability & Use Science Program, USGS

WaDE, WestDAAT and OpenET Conservation Tool – Adel Abdallah, Water Data Exchange (WaDE) Program Manager

Water Quality Committee Meeting

Alaska Water Quality Issues – Dan Graham, General Manager, Donlin Gold

Nebraska CWA §404 Assumption Process  and CWA Section 404 Assumption Investigation Report – Jim Macy, Director, Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy


Legal Committee Meeting
Alaska Legal Issues – Julie Pack, Alaska Department of Law

Instream Flow Council Christopher Estes, Chalk Board Enterprises, LLC

Thursday, September 14

WSWC Full Council (202nd) Meeting




Sep 12 - 14 2023

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