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Project Title: Future Water Resource Needs for the Nation: Water Science and Research at the U.S. Geological Survey

PIN: DELS-WSTB-17-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Earth Sciences & Resources
Water Science and Technology Board

Allen, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Biology and Life Sciences; Earth Sciences; Environment and Environmental Studies

Future Water Resource Needs for the Nation: Water Science and Research at the U.S. Geological Survey
November 30, 2017 - December 1, 2017
San Diego, CA

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Carly Brody
Phone: (202) 334-2717
Fax: (202) 334-1377


Second Meeting
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
Tango Room
1047 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

November 30, 2017


OPEN SESSION (All welcome)

9:00 a.m. Welcome and introductions
George Hornberger, Chair

9:10 a.m. USGS Presentations
Overview of science and partnerships at California Water Science Center (CAWSC) - Eric Reichard, Director, CAWSC
Statewide streamflow and groundwater monitoring - Dianna Crilley, Assoc. Director for Data, CAWSC
Integrated assessments of groundwater and surface water availability - Steve Phillips, Groundwater Specialist, CAWSC
Water-quality assessments for ongoing and emerging issues - Matt Landon, Program Chief, CAWSC

10:30-10:45 Break

Integrated Eco-hydrologic assessments, Bay Delta and beyond - Anke Mueller-Solger, Assoc. Director for Projects, CAWSC
Nevada Water Science Center perspectives on water research and future water challenges – David Berger, Director, Nevada Water Science Center
National Research Program perspectives on water research and future water challenges –Joe Holomuzki, Chief, Hydrological-Ecological Interactions Branch

12:00 p.m. LUNCH (on own)

1:30 p.m. Stakeholder Panel Presentations:
Jeanine Jones, Interstate Resources Manager, California Department of Water Resources
Dr. Bill Alley, Science and Technology Director, National Groundwater Association
Julie Zimmerman (TNC)
Jerad Bales (CUAHSI)
Maurice Hall (EDF)

3:30 p.m. BREAK

3:45 p.m. Stakeholder session continues

4:15 p.m. Public comment
(Members of the public interested in addressing the committee for up to 3
minutes must sign up during the meeting by 3:45 p.m.)

4:30 p.m. Adjourn Open Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
George M. Hornberger
Kenneth R. Bradbury
Yu-Ping Chin
Ellen Gilinsky
Peter Gleick
Robert E. Mace
Anne W. Nolin
Roger K. Patterson
Ying Fan Reinfelder
Jennifer L. Tank
Howard S. Wheater

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Further data needs
Committee writing assignments and report

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 6, 2017