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: http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=64758&jobid=64273&org=370&class=56830&index=true
 
 
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. 

COMING FEATURES
 

GWPC 2013 Annual Forum

Mark your calendars now for the 2013 Annual Forum

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS COMING SOON!!!
When:        SEPTEMBER 22-25
Where:       ST LOUIS, MO,
Location:    CHASE PARK PLAZA HOTEL
                     212 N Kingshighway Blvd
                     St. Louis, MO 63108

FracFocus 2.0 Go Live Date

 
Dear FracFocus Participating Company:
 

Seasons Greetings from GWPC

Thank you to all of our members and participants who supported the Ground Water Protection Council in 2012.

We hope you will join us at one of our upcoming events in 2013 including:
 

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