U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID)

U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID)

U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID)

USCID is a nonprofit professional society, organized in 1952, whose multi-disciplinary membership shares an interest in the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of irrigation, drainage and flood control works; agricultural economics; water law; and environmental and social issues affecting irrigated agriculture. USCID is the United States representative to the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. ICID is an international Non-Governmental Organization linking more than 70 national committees with a common interest in irrigation and drainage.

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2490 West 26th Avenue, #100A , Denver , Colorado 80202 USA
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Business Type:
Nonprofit organization (NPO)
Industry Type:
Irrigation
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)

Mission StatementThe 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.Strategic Objectives

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