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National Organizations

  • Interstate Commission on Potomac River Basin (ICPRB), Rockville, Maryland, USA – The mission of the ICPRB is to enhance, protect and conserve the water and associated land resources of the Potomac River and its tributaries through regional and interstate cooperation. Website:

  • Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA), Jiutepec, Moreles, Mexico – An autonomous public organization linked to SEMARNAT (Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources), IMTA’s main objective is developing technology and training the necessary qualified human resources to ensure the rational utilization and integrated management of water resources in Mexico. Website:

  • Mexican National Water Commission (CONAGUA), - An autonomous public organization linked to SEMARNAT (Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources), CONAGUA’s tasks are administration of Mexico’s national waters, management and control of its hydrologic system, and promotion of social development. Website:

  • National Atmospheric and Oceanic Organization (NOAA), Washington, D.C. – NOAA’s mission is to conserve and protect natural resources for the purpose of protecting life and property. Website:

  • Shrishti Eco-Research Institute (SERI), Pune, India –The objective of the Institute, a pioneer in the ecosystem approach and ecotechnology, is to develop cost-effective and energy-efficient processes for ecological restoration of polluted streams and lakes. Website:

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), Washington, D.C. – The COE is the largest public engineering, design and construction management agency in the world, involved in a range of public works support to the US, including dams, canals and flood protection. Website:

  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), Washington, D.C. – The BOR oversees water resource management for irrigation, water supply and hydroelectric power generation, particularly in the western US. Website:

  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Washington, D.C. – The DOE is responsible for US policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear materials. Website:

  • U.S. Department of Interior (DOI), Washington, D. C. – The DOI is responsible for management and conservation of most US federal land and natural resources, and administration of programs relating to native Americans. Website:

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), Washington, D.C. – The EPA is charged with protecting human health and the environment throughout the United States. Website:

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), Washington, D. C. – The USFWS is responsible for management of fish, wildlife and natural habitats in the US. Website:

  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Reston, Virginia, USA –The USGS studies the US landscape, its natural resources and the natural hazards threatening them, with a focus on biology, geography, geology and hydrology. Website: