A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Secretary Salazar to Release Results of the Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will hold a teleconference to discuss the final results of a three-year study that projects water supply and demand throughout the Colorado River Basin for the next 50 years. The comprehensive study, initiated under the SECURE Water Act of 2009 and jointly funded and prepared by the Bureau of Reclamation and the seven basin states, provides new scientific data and includes a range of proposals from stakeholders to reduce the projected supply and demand gaps.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Anne Castle
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael Connor
Colorado River Basin States Co-Study Manager Kay Brothers
Telephone news conference to announce the release of the Colorado River Basin Supply and Demand Study
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. EST
Credentialed news organizations are invited to participate by dialing 1-888-982-7416; Passcode: INTERIOR (given verbally)