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Briefing Date:10/03/2012
Topic:Corps of Engineers Water Resources Infrastructure: Deterioration, Investment, or Divestment?

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Water Science and Technology Board
Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science, Engineering, and Planning

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Congressional Briefings
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
B-376 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.
and
468 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.

on

Corps of Engineers Water Resources Infrastructure:
Deterioration, Investment, or Divestment?

by

David A. Dzombak, Professor, Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, and Chair, Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science, Engineering, and Planning, National Research Council

Jeffrey Jacobs, Study Director, Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

The second in a series of five, this report examines the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' water resources infrastructure and provides advice related to the federal Water Resources Development Act process; priorities for operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation; and options for improvement.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on October 4, 2012 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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