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National Water Management Center

NWMC Header Bringing the Landscape Together: Local Community Goals and Watershed Scale Planning Solutions


The National Water Management Center (NWMC), located in Little Rock, Arkansas, serves as a focal point for water resources information exchange.  It is the support center for NRCS helping to address water resource problems across the nation by providing leadership, direct assistance, information and technology for natural resources conservation.

The functions of the NWMC include providing direct assistance; the latest technology transfer and delivery; direct technical assistance; water resources planning; watershed policy implementation and program support; and partnerships and joint ventures.

The multi-disciplinary NWMC team provides expertise in and guidance for the application of water resource technologies to assess watershed health and plan watershed-scale solutions. The NWMC team of experts work with state and national specialists to develop solutions to water resource problems at the local level.

NWMC also collaborates with other Federal water resource agencies to improve the management of water and natural resource concerns while collectively supporting the locally led conservation process.

Watershed Operations/Watershed Rehabilitation Planning

Water Management 

The National Water Management Center (NWMC) provides assistance with the application of hydrology and hydraulics to all NRCS programs, with an emphasis on consultation and training of State personnel.

Outreach and Partnership

Other Areas of Focus


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