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 Jewell Delivers Keynote Address at the Colorado River Water Users Assocation's Annual Conference
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Secretary Jewell delivered the keynote address at the CRWUA Annual Conference. Photo: Andrew Pernick
Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Anne Castle delivered remarks before the CRWUA conference. Photo: Andrew Pernick
Secretary Jewell spoke before a CRWUA panel. Photo: Andrew Pernick
Deputy Secretary Mike Connor met with Water Administrator Darryl Vigil. Photo: Andrew Pernick
On Friday, December 13, Secretary Jewell delivered keynote remarks at the 2013 Colorado River Water Users Association's (CRWUA) Annual Conference, highlighting Interior's vital role across the Colorado River Basin. Her remarks underscored the Department's commitment to supporting the efforts of the Basin States, Tribes, and other stakeholders to improve water management and operations of the Colorado River system during a period of historic drought in the basin.