NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES  Web Site on Sustainable Water Resources  In this message I will try to give you a summary o...

NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES  Web Site on Sustainable Water Resources  In this message I will try to give you a summary of the information that can be found on the web site https://sites.google.com/site/sustainablewaterresources/  This is the major web site for Sustainable Water Resources, and generally changes about once per week. A summary follows:  The main page is Actions and Activities. This has information at the front on sustainable water indicators, including links to compendia of indicators as compiled from the literature. At the top of the page is a picture of the hydrologic cycle.  Following the indicator section, there is a bibliography of literature starting with the current year and going back. These entries are the storage place for the messages that are sent out, usually on a weekly basis. They are sent worldwide. This is true only for actions and activities. Any reports and publications are stored on the Reports and Publications Page. Either of these subjects may be in a weekly message.  The subsidiary pages are listed along the left hand border of the main page. You will go to that page if you click on it. Here is a summary of the major subsidiary pages:  The Reports and Publications page is by far the most important. This is the storage location for the weekly messages about publications. This is another page set up with the current year at the top and going back in time. The documents themselves are shown as links, usually from some originating organization.  The pages on Conditions and Trends Statistics and Related Links contain links to sources of data, or in some cases to organizations with related information. Please let me know if you find broken links anywhere on the pages, since things do change from time to time.  Assessing the Sustainability of a Watershed contains information about how one might determine the degree to which a watershed is in fact sustainable. The example shown would probably make a good case for discussion in a college course on water resources.   The Webinar Video link contains the power point slides used to present papers at major water resource conferences. A series of such papers has been done over the years, and together this helps to define the nature of sustainability. See also the What is Sustainability? Page for a discussion about how to define this slippery term.  Tim SmithSustainable Water Resources CoordinatorGovernment Web Site, https://acwi.gov/Sustainable Water Resources Site, https://sites.google.com/site/sustainablewaterresources/