Water Image

PAG Will Mandates In Federal Principles & Guidelines Tip The Balance To The Environment In Funding Water Resource Projects?

This edition of the Path Forward presents information on the direction of federal funding of major water resource projects. It attempts to envision potential outcomes of the ongoing revision to the federal Principles and Guidelines and the focus of this administration to modernize the analysis of project impacts.

Seeking Federal Support to Water Resources Projects

States and local agencies have traditionally turned to the Federal Government to help fund, design and construct our nations major water resources projects. For the past 28 years, the federal governments four major water resource development agencies: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Tennessee Valley Authority, have been required to determine if a project seeking federal assistance is, in fact, in our nations interest and therefore worthy of funding.

The determination must be made that the proposed project meets specific "Federal Interest" criteria before Congress will authorize or appropriate money for it. The guidance used to determine "Federal Interest" is codified in a document known as the Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies. Read More....

Innovation, creativity, responsiveness, are the hallmarks of our service to your needs.


Tony Mercado, has over 20 years of experience in the field of software application development and computer information services. He provides the technology direction and solutions in support of regulatory and environmental planning projects. His technical experience spans multiple business application domains including: AeroSpace (Air Traffic Control / Air Defense Systems), Finance (Credit Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Monte Carlo Simulators) and Inventory Control systems. Tony is experienced in business analysis, systems design, implementation, user acceptance testing and product deployment. He is providing the technology framework required for Water Demand Projection, Water Usage Projection, Water Supply and Reliability Projection, Regulatory Planning and Environmental Planning.


border-bottomleft border_bottomright
To learn more and find out how we can assist you please call (925) 478-8520 or email us at info@brezack.com

Copyright © 2011 Brezack & Associates Planning, LLC