INTERIOR/USGS-25
 
System name: Water Data Sources Directory--Interior, USGS-25.
 
     System location: 
       (1) National Water Data Exchange (NAWDEX), Water Resources 
   Division, U.S. Geological Survey, National Center, Mail Stop 421, 
   Reston, VA 22092. (2) NAWDEX Assistance Centers (for addresses 
   contact the System Manager).
     Categories of individuals covered by the system: 
       Individuals who are sources of water or water-related data and 
   services and to whom requesters can be referred to obtain water data 
   held or services provided by them.
     Categories of records in the system: 
       Contains name, address, and telephone number of individuals who 
   are sources of water or water-related data or information and other 
   water-related services.
     Authority for maintenance of the system: 
       The Water Data Sources Directory is maintained under the 
   authority of 43 U.S.C. 31 (28 Stat. 398), OMB Cir. A-67, and 5 U.S.C. 
   301.
     Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including 
   categories of users and the purposes of such uses: 
       The primary uses of these records are for reference by (1) 
   Geological Survey and Geological Survey contractor personnel in 
   processing requests for water or water-related data, (2) Personnel of 
   Local Assistance Centers listed in Appendix A of the National Water 
   Data Exchange (NAWDEX) including Geological Survey personnel and 
   personnel of state-governmental, local-governmental, other public, 
   and private organizations serving as NAWDEX Local Assistance Centers 
   in processing requests for water or water-related data, and (3) Users 
   of NAWDEX including Federal, state-governmental, local-governmental, 
   other public, and private organizations and private citizens in 
   identifying sources of water and water-related data or services and 
   transmitting requests for the acquisition of desired data or 
   services. Disclosures outside the Department of the Interior may be 
   made: (1) To the U.S. Department of Justice or in a proceeding before 
   a court or adjudicative body when (a) the United States, the 
   Department of the Interior, a component of the Department, or, when 
   represented by the government, an employee of the Department is a 
   party to litigation or anticipated litigation or has an interest in 
   such litigation, and (b) the Department of the Interior determines 
   that the disclosure is relevant or necessary to the litigation and is 
   compatible with the purpose for which the records were compiled, or 
   (2) To disclose pertinent information to an appropriate Federal, 
   State, local, or foreign agency responsible for investigating, 
   prosecuting, enforcing, or implementing a statute, regulation, rule, 
   or order, where the disclosing agency becomes aware of an indication 
   of a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or 
   regulation.
     Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, 
   retaining, and disposing of records in the system: 
     Storage: 
       Maintained in computerized form on magnetic disks or magnetic 
   tape, printed lists, and a published directory available for public 
   dissemination.
     Retrievability: 
       Retrievable by name, a unique identifier, geographical 
   identifiers, and types of data or services available from the 
   individual.
     Safeguards: 
       Only Geological Survey personnel of the NAWDEX Program Office 
   have access to the original data files.
     Retention and disposal: 
       Records are retained and disposed of according to the Bureau 
   Records Disposition Schedule, RCS/Item 1400-13.
     System manager(s) and address: 
       Program Manager, National Water Data Exchange, U.S. Geological 
   Survey, National Center, Mail Stop 421, Reston, Virginia 22092.
     Notification procedure: 
       Any individual may inquire about information stored on themselves 
   by submitting a written request to the System Manager. See 43 CFR 
   2.60.
     Record access procedure:
       The Water Data Sources Directory is designed to be operated on a 
   personal computer. Copies of the Directory may be obtained by written 
   request to the System Manager. See 43 CFR 2.63.
     Contesting record procedures: 
       A petition for amendment must be addressed to the System Manager 
   and must meet the content requirements of 43 CFR 2.71.
     Record source categories: 
       Information stored may be obtained from the individual on whom 
   the record is maintained, organizations, or other individuals, with 
   whom the individual identified in the record is associated, NAWDEX 
   personnel, and NAWDEX-contracted information researchers.