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This handout details the contents of the Wyoming Water Plan web pages.
This site is constantly updated and added to so check back often for updates.
The following information is current as of November 5, 1999.
To access the Water Plan Web Site use the following address: http://waterplan.state.wy.us/
At the Water Plan Homepage you have several options:
- Summary of the
State Water Planning Process: This is a short document giving the
history, purpose, and goals of the Wyoming State Water Plan.
Releases: Past press releases concerning the Water Plan, such as Basin Advisory
Group meeting times, open houses, and news breaking information.
Newsletter, Water Planning News: The Wyoming Water Development
- Email: Email the
WWDC Water Planning Staff.
- Frequently Asked
Questions: Questions and answers to the most frequently asked questions
regarding the State Water Plan
- Basin Planning:
This is a link to each Basin. To go to the Bear River Basin Click on the far left icon
directly under the title. You then have the following choices:
Basin Advisory Group: Final Report of the Bear River
Basin feasibility study. Minutes from all previous Basin Advisory Group
Agenda of Upcoming BAG: The agenda for the
upcoming Basin Advisory Group Meeting.
Basin Issue Summary: A Short report concerning the
current issues and concerns of the Bear River Basin.
Bear River Basin Data Inventory: Entry into the
Statewide Data Inventory for the Bear River Basin. Contains an overview
of the basin as well as an index of dataset themes such as surface and
ground water quality, and land and biological resources.
Basin Advisory Group Reference Notebook: Briefing
Book for the Bear River Basin Advisory Group. This is similar to the
reference notebook given to all BAG members.
- Feasibility Study
Products: Products created from the feasibility part of the Water Plan.
GIS Technology Demonstration: Interactive mapping
demonstration of the Smiths Fork Irrigation District.
- b) Public
Interest Group White Papers: White papers from the
Wyoming Water Coalition and the Wyoming Water Development
Association regarding the State Water Plan.
Final Report: Bear River Basin Water Planning Advisory Group
- September 1998: The final report for the feasibility
phase of the State Water Plan from the Bear River Basin Advisory
Executive Summary of Recommendations for 1999 Planning
Process: Recommendations for implementation of
statewide water planning, including staffing, timeline, and budget
Statewide Data Inventory: Statewide inventory of water
resources data. Used in the feasibility study to evaluate available resources and estimate
costs associated with basin planning in Wyoming. Also updated regularly to allow water
resources professionals and the general public to access primary data descriptions under
specific themes in Wyoming's River Basins.
State Water Planning Questionnaire Report: Survey on water issues
within the state of Wyoming completed during the feasibility phase of the State Water
Search the Website: Allows the user to search for titles, keywords, and
subjects contained within the State Water Plan web pages.