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Water Supply Advisory Committee

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Last revised: August 31, 2017

The Water Supply Availability Committee (WSAC) is a group of experts from state and federal agencies who evaluate statewide water supply conditions. We regularly convene this group. Findings from their meetings can be found on the statewide conditions page.

WSAC's membership includes representatives from:

  • Department of Ecology
  • Office of Washington State Climatologist
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • National Weather Service
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Bonneville Power Administration

If conditions warrant, this committee can convene the Executive Water Emergency Committee (EWEC), which is made of state agency leaders with a stake in water supplies. These leaders assess findings from WSAC and can recommend the governor consider an emergency drought declaration.

2017 Meetings

Next scheduled meeting is mid - October

June 16

April 7

We maintain an archive of past meetings back to February 2014. If you are interested in past meeting information contact Chris Anderson.


Jeff Marti
Drought Coordinator, Water Resources Program

Chris Anderson
Web Coordinator, Water Resources Program


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