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Water Sector Organizations

Organizations that work on adaptation in the water sector are listed below.

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Western States Water Council (WSWC)

The Western States Water Council is an organization consisting of representatives appointed by the governors of 18 western states. Since its creation, through adoption of a resolution at the Western Governors' Conference in 1965, the Council has striven to fulfill its chartered purposes. The purposes of the Council are: (1) to accomplish effective cooperation among western states in the conservation, development and management of water resources; (2) to maintain vital state prerogatives, while identifying ways to accommodate legitimate federal interests; (3) to provide a forum for the exchange of views, perspectives, and experiences among member states; and (4) to provide analysis of federal and state developments in order to assist member states in evaluating impacts of federal laws and programs and the effectiveness of state laws and policies.




Western Water Assessment (WWA) - RISA

Using multidisciplinary teams of experts in climate, water, law, and economics, the Western Water Assessment (WWA) provides information about regional vulnerabilities to climate variability and change, and develops information, products and processes to assist water-resource decision-makers throughout the Intermountain West.




Wisconsin Sea Grant

Wisconsin Sea Grant is a statewide program of basic and applied research, education, and outreach and technology transfer dedicated to the stewardship and sustainable use of the nation's Great Lakes and ocean resources. The program's primary areas of focus are in aquaculture, aquatic invasive species, coastal engineering, marine and aquatic science education, fisheries, geographic information systems, habitat restoration, water quality and water safety.   Research projects focused on climate change adaptation of coastal communities are being done on behalf of the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network, with funding from NOAA's Climate Program Office.




World Resources Institute (WRI)

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization focused on sustaining natural resources, which the organization considers to be the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. WRI conducts independent research, tests solutions, and informs government policies, business strategies, and civil society action.