Environmental and Water Quality Operational Studies (EWQOS) - Status,
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS
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The central objective of the EWQOS program is the development of new technology or procedures for the planning, design, construction, and operation of water resource projects to meet environmental quality objectives while simultaneously attaining authorized project purposes. It is interesting to note the close parallel between the theme for this seminar and the objective of EWQOS, which demonstrates the timeliness of RD and its importance to water resource development for the CE. If one further delves into the topics covered by this seminar, other similarities related to the intrastructure of EWQOS and the objectives of specific RD tasks are apparent. Within the seminar topics, field methods, mathematical modeling, water control procedures, and case studies are of preeminence. Key terms within these topics include compatibility, constraints, conflicts, objectives, and policy issues.