33 USC 2342 - Access to water resource data
Sec. 2342. Access to water resource data(a)
The Secretary shall carry out a program to provide public access to water resources and related water quality data in the custody of the Corps of Engineers.
Public access under subsection (a) shall—
(1) include, at a minimum, access to data generated in water resources project development and regulation under section 1344 of this title; and
(2) appropriately employ geographic information system technology and linkages to water resource models and analytical techniques.
To the maximum extent practicable, in carrying out activities under this section, the Secretary shall develop partnerships, including cooperative agreements, with State, tribal, and local governments and other Federal agencies.
Authorization of appropriations
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $3,000,000 for each fiscal year.
Last modified: July 21, 2011