U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage
a nonprofit, professional society organized in 1952, whose multi-disciplinary membership shares an interest in
of irrigation, drainage, and flood control works; agricultural economics; water law;, and environmental and social issues affecting irrigated agriculture.
News and Updates
The USCID Conference will be hosted in Fort Collins, Colorado April 25-28, 2022. Please find the details below. We look forward to seeing you there!
To register, indicate your support via sponsorship and exhibition, or to sign up for a poster at our poster session, please fill out the link below (one submission per attendee). An invoice will be sent directly to you.
Sponsorship/ Exhibition Details
Draft Conference Agenda
Draft Conference Agenda
The Hilton in Fort Collins is our host. You can book directly with the link below or mention our event when calling to get a discounted rate.
425 W. Prospect Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Priorities of the USCID
Conferences/ Education/ Networking
Awards & Scholarships
A newsletter is sent out three times a year. To receive this, please email Amber Weber (contact below) to get on the list!
The below information can be found in the link below.
Join us as a member here.
USCID provides many resources throughout the year. Contact Amber Weber (contact below) to be sure you are on the distribution list.
OUR MISSION & OBJECTIVES
The Mission of the United States Committee on Irrigation and Drainage is to promote progressive and sustainable irrigation, drainage and flood control practices in support of food and fiber production and public safety, recognizing that sustainability embodies economic, social and environmental goals.
In fulfillment of our Mission, we will seek to:
Maintain an active ICID national committee with a diverse membership
Encourage participation in international forums of ICID to promote worldwide information exchange
Remain abreast of changing public needs and values concerning land and water resource allocation and use
Identify and crystallize pertinent issues confronting sustainable irrigated agriculture
Host national and international conferences and study tours for presentation and discussion of technical, management and policy issues
Publishes proceedings, reports, bulletins and newsletters to facilitate information exchange
Stimulate the appropriate application of engineering, agriculture, economic, environmental, legal and social science technology to improve irrigation, drainage and flood control practice
Develop and maintain strong communication links within the industry and with stakeholders and the public
OUR BOARD AND STAFF
Thaddeus L. Bettner
Samuel W. Shaefer
GEI Consultants, Inc.
West Consultants, Inc.
David E. Bradshaw
Metro Water District of Sacramento, California
California Polytechnic State University
Agricultural Research Service, Arizona
Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group, California
Therese A. Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC