Statewide Water Planning around the United States – Information Sources as June 2016

In October 2015, Virginia completed a statewide water resources plan, joining most if not all the 50 states in having such a plan.  Information about Virginia’s plan is available online at; and in this News Grouper post, Virginia State Water Resources Plan Final Version Released by Va. DEQ on October 1, 2015; To be Updated Every Five Years.

For information on water-planning efforts in other states, please see the following Web sites (as of June 20, 2016):

Federal Support Tool Box “State Water Plans,” online at
Managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, this site provides information on a wide range of state water-planning efforts, both in water quantity and water quality.  It also includes some documents from entities other than states, such as the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin and the Susquehanna River Basin Commission.

Streaming Water Web site, “State Water Plans,” online at
This Web site is produced by Patricia Breshnahan, the associate director of the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources, located at the University of Connecticut.

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