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USGS Associate Director for Water, and Scientists Present on Subsidence,
Water Quality Monitoring, and National Water Programs

Presentation on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at the Association of California Water Agencies Conference.
Time: 2:30 - 3:45 PM at the Anaheim Marriott.

Released: 11/22/2011

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Associate Director for Water, Bill Werkhesier, and scientists from the USGS California Water Science Center, will discuss science that can assist California's water managers in making sound, cost-effective decisions. Bill Werkheiser will discuss the role of the USGS' Cooperative Water Program in addressing specific issues facing California’s water managers, and will describe the new USGS National Water Census, which will assess the status and trends of water availability and use. Brian Pellerin will discuss new developments in high-frequency water quality data collection. Michelle Sneed will describe new techniques for subsidence monitoring in the Central Valley and throughout California.


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