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     Support Center

 Water Quality and Quantity
         (H2O Q2)
Water Quality and Quantity Team

• Joe Bagdon – Pest Mgt.        •   Ken Pfeiffer – Pest Mgt.
• Eric Hesketh – Soil           •   Dan Moore – Hydrologist
    Scientist                   •   Clare Prestwich – Irr.
•   Bill Merkel – Hydrologist       Eng.
•   Helen Moody –               •   Pat Willey –
    Hydrologist                     Wetland/Drainage Eng.
•   Quan Quan – Hydro Eng.      •   Shaun McKinney –
•   Fred Theurer – Ag. Eng          Hydrologist / Aquatic
•   Chris Gross – Nut. Mgt.         Ecologist
    Spc.
Focus Areas
• Water Quality and Quantity Tool
  Development
• Training
• Water Quality and Quantity Support and
  Leadership
  – Preparation and review of
    Manuals/Handbooks
  – CSP
  – Core Teams, States, ARS, and others
Tools and Tool Development
• WIN-PST 3.0
  – Pesticide Index Tool
• WIN TR 20
• WIN TR 55
• AGNPS
• NRCS Hydro
• Sites (Dam Design)
• Hec Raz
• NLEAP
• AWM
• NMP
Tool Development
• Surface – Surface Irrigation design
• WinSRFR – Surface Irrigation support
• AGPipe – Pipe line design
• FIRI – Farm Irrigation Evaluation
• IWR – Irrigation Water Requirements
• EPANET – Pipe network design
• IWM – Irrigation Water Mgt.
• CPNozzle – Center Pivot design
• CPED – Center Pivot Evaluation
• CSP Water Quality Eligibility Tool
Training

• Train and support the tools we develop
  – WIN-PST
  – Hec Raz
  – AWM
  – AGNPS
• Bootcamp
• CSP
Training Continued

• International Salinity Forum
  – April 25-28, 2005
  – 17 countries represented
• Salinity Management for Soil and Water
 NEDC course
  – Pilot completed May 9-13, 2005
Water Quality and Quantity Support
and Leadership
Water Quality and Quantity Support
and Leadership
• Coordination, Development and Training
  with CSP
• ADMS committee
• Stream Restoration
• ARS Coordination
• Coordination with WCC, WMC, EPA, others
• Coordination and participation with CEAP
Tech Transfer / Communication
• Web sites –
  – Tools available to download
  – Information and Resources on Water Quality and
    Quantity
• Communication
  –   Articles
  –   Tech Notes
  –   Professional interactions
• Working with NHQ and States to Support Water
  Quality and Quantity needs for the Agency
Water Quality Handbook

• Released to states in 2003 with two parts
  completed
• Four new parts under development
• Completion schedule is dependant on
  availability of project funds
National Engineering Handbook
• Irrigation chapters under
 contract for revision
  – Border Irrigation - chapter 4
  – Furrow Irrigation - chapter 5
  – Trickle Irrigation - chapter 7
  – Pumps – chapter 8
National Engineering Handbook

• Irrigation chapters under formal
  review for technical adequacy
  – Soil-Plant-Water Relationships -
    chapter 1
  – Contour Levees - chapter 6
  – Sprinkler Irrigation - chapter 11
  – Land Leveling - chapter 12
                                                         Partners
                                                            ARS
                                                           USGS
                                                            EPA
                                                 WCC
 Directors                                                  COE
                                                WMC
   Eng.        ITS                                          BOR
                                                NCGC
 Ecol. Sci                                                   FS
                                                NEDC
                                                           SWCD
                                                 SMD
Nat. Leaders                                            Universities
                                                NSSC
Hydro. Eng.                                             State Gov.
                                                Other
 Nut. Mgt.                 H 2O Q 2                        NOAA
                                                Teams
 Pest Mgt.                                                  F&W
 Water Mgt.                                               Industry
 Geologist                                               CSREES
               ENTSC        CNSC        WNTSC               CES
                                                         Prof. Soc.

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