The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have agreed to collaborate in efforts leading to the improved management of water and related land resources. The partners’ cooperation can enhance public services and resource management and protection, as well as make efficient use of each agency’s resources and abilities. IWR plays a role in the implementation of this agreement.
About the Partnership Agreement
Signed: February 11, 2005
- John W. Keys, III, Commissioner (Bureau of Reclamation)
- George S. Dunlop, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Policy and Legislation)
Purpose: This partnership aims to promote collaborative efforts to improve the management of water and related land resources.
Terms: The Parties will work jointly in the following fields:
- Water resources management, including sustainable development, flood control and ecological concerns
- Dam safety
- Emergency management
- Cooperation with State, Tribal and local entities
About Bureau of Reclamation
This department of the United States government is responsible for managing, protecting and developing water and related land resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner that is in the interests of the American public.