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Bureau of Water Assessment Management

Bureau Contacts

Bureau Director: Jeff Myers

Administration: Krishona Brown, Phone:(518) 402-8179. Fax:(518) 402-9029.

Bureau Mission

The mission of the Bureau of Water Assessment Management is to monitor the waters of the state, review data and information to evaluate these waters, and report on the quality and the ability of these waters to support uses. The Bureau also conducts research to better define the nature of pollutants, sources and impacts on waters and their uses, and provides support for the development of management strategies to enhance and protect these waters. More information regarding programs and activities that support this mission can be found at the Water Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Planning website.

Bureau Sections/Units

  • Streams Monitoring and Assessment Section, Margaret Novak, Chief
  • Lakes Monitoring and Assessment Section, Scott Kishbaugh, Chief
  • Standards and Analytical Support Section, Scott Stoner, Chief
  • Procurement, Communication and Partnership Section, Susan Van Patten, Chief