NEW Delaware SWAPP Site

NEW Delaware SWAPP Site
Delaware has recently completed the redesign and re-location of our source water web site.  The new address is but the old address  will re-direct  for  some time yet.  Please  circulate this  as  needed  and also  if there are any critical locations where you house these  source water links, would you  please  substitute this new one.

“Using Social Indicators in Watershed Management Projects”

Register for May 1st Webcast on “Using Social Indicators in Watershed Management Projects”

NonPoint Source Guidelines

 SUBJECT: Final Nonpoint Source Program and Grants Guidelines for States and Territories
  FROM:       Denise Keehner, Director
                    Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
 TO:             State and Territorial Water Division Directors and § 319 Program Directors

USGS Releases Report on National Assessment of Water Availability and Use

Executive Summary
The Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-11) was passed into law on March 30, 2009. Subtitle F, also known as the SECURE Water Act, calls for the establishment of a “national water availability and use assessment program” within the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). A major driver for this recommendation was that national water availability and use have not been comprehensively assessed since 1978.

White Paper Summarizing 2013 Session on Induced Seismicity

This special technology transfer session for seismologists, regulators, and other stakeholders entitled “Assessing & Managing Risk of Induced Seismicity by Injection” was a part of the GWREF Spotlight Series.

Florida DJs May Face Felony for April Fools' Water Joke

Florida country radio morning-show hosts Val St. John and Scott Fish are currently serving indefinite suspensions and possibly worse over a successful April Fools' Day prank. They told their listeners that "dihydrogen monoxide" was coming out of the taps throughout the Fort Myers area. Dihydrogen monoxide is water.

“Oklahoma Earthquake Linked to Injection Wells”

Oklahoma Earthquake Was Largest Linked to Injection Wells, New Study Suggests

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma research seismologist Katie Keranen.

The Groundwater Foundation Launches Mobile App

The Groundwater Foundation has launched “Water1der”, a mobile groundwater awareness trivia game app, developed by SectorNow’s CleanEarthApps Division. The app is available free of charge from the Apple store.

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Announces Job Opportunity

The Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources has announced and opening for a Public Water Supply Section Chief, Bureau of Drinking Water and Groundwater.
See details at:
The application deadline has been extended to 3/29/2013.

USGS Cooperative Water Program Quarterly Highlights

Welcome to Volume 6 of the USGS Cooperative Water Program Quarterly Highlights, January 2013 
Please share these highlights with your staff, partners, and other colleagues. Feel free to include these highlights in your organization's newsletters and updates.