[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 117 (Friday, June 18, 2010)]
[Page 34765]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-14738]



Advisory Committee on Water Information (ACWI); Meeting

AGENCY: United States Geological Survey, Interior Department.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting of the Advisory Committee on Water 
Information (ACWI).


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the ACWI. This meeting 
is to discuss broad policy-related topics relating to national water 
initiatives, and the development and dissemination of water 
information, through reports from ACWI subgroups. The agenda will 
include results of the Department of Agriculture's Conservation Effects 
Assessment Program for the Upper Mississippi; an update by the 
Subcommittee on Ground Water regarding their National Framework for 
Ground Water Monitoring; a briefing on the Reservoir Sedimentation 
Database; highlights from the 7th National Monitoring Conference, which 
was held earlier this year in Denver, Colorado; status of the National 
Monitoring Network for U.S. Coastal Waters and their Tributaries; an 
update on Federal agency interactions with the regional water quality 
monitoring organizations of the Integrated Ocean Observing Systems; and 
updates on recent activities of the Methods and Data Comparability 
    The ACWI was established under the authority of the Office of 
Management and Budget Memorandum M-92-01 and the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act. The purpose of the ACWI is to provide a forum for water 
information users and professionals to advise the Federal Government on 
activities and plans that may improve the effectiveness of meeting the 
Nation's water information needs. Member organizations help to foster 
communications between the Federal and non-Federal sectors on sharing 
water information.
    Membership, limited to 35 organizations, represents a wide range of 
water resources interests and functions. Representation on the ACWI 
includes all levels of government, academia, private industry, and 
professional and technical societies. For more information on the ACWI, 
its membership, subgroups, meetings and activities, please see the Web 
site at: http://ACWI.gov.

DATES: The formal meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on July 13, 2010, and 
will adjourn at 5:30 p.m. on July 14, 2010.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport, 
located at 2200 Centreville Road, Herndon, Virginia 20171.

Secretary and Chief, Water Information Coordination Program, U.S. 
Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 417, Reston, VA 
20192. Telephone: 703-648-6810; Fax: 703-648-5644; e-mail: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is open to the public. Up to a 
half hour will be set aside for public comment. Persons wishing to make 
a brief presentation (up to 5 minutes) are asked to provide a written 
request with a description of the general subject to Ms. Norton at the 
above address no later than July 2, 2010. It is requested that 65 
copies of a written statement be submitted at the time of the meeting 
for distribution to members of the ACWI and placement in the official 
file. Any member of the public may submit written information and (or) 
comments to Ms. Norton for distribution at the ACWI meeting.

    Dated: May 31, 2010.
Katherine Lins,
Chief, Office of Water Information.
[FR Doc. 2010-14738 Filed 6-17-10; 8:45 am]