Help ensure that the new Congress and new administration understand the value of groundwater!
By joining your industry colleagues in Washington March 7-8 during the 2017 NGWA Groundwater Fly-In to support the issues and policies
critical to the protection, use, and management of groundwater. There’s no
better way to educate decision-makers than to do so in person.
Capitol Hill offices and make your congressional delegation aware of the issues
that the groundwater professions care about most. Meet new connections, share
your work with colleagues, and support the important advocacy work done by your
We will ensure you have the tools necessary to have an effective and impactful trip to Washington. Briefing materials, as well as a document outlining tips for a successful visit, will be circulated to all registered attendees prior to the event in Washington.
This year's Fly-In will focus on urging Congress to pass three issues:
Please also note that events on March 7 will be held in conjunction with the Irrigation Association and the Water Quality Association, who will also be bringing delegations to Washington.
Throughout the afternoon, NGWA, IA, and WQA will hear from leaders in Washington, D.C., as they discuss the congressional agenda, the Trump administration, and the secrets to a great meeting on Capitol Hill. Each group will then break away to prepare for their respective March 8 congressional meetings — while the organizations share goals and objectives, meetings on Capitol Hill will still be specific to each organization. Following the breakaway session, NGWA, IA, and WQA will reunite in the evening for a networking reception.
We hope that by combining with other organizations, we will not only broaden our footprint on Capitol Hill, but will also provide new opportunities to work together toward shared objectives.
Bookmark this page and check back for program updates, which will be posted as soon as they become available.
20F Conference Center20 F Street, NWWashington, D.C. 20001
You are responsible for securing your own reservations at a hotel of your choice.
The conference center is located a block from Union Station on the Metro Red Line and is conveniently located to Capitol Hill.
Because hotel rates can range significantly in Washington, D.C., we encourage you to use websites like Kayak and/or Expedia to find the best rate for your stay.
For your convenience, here is the list of some hotels in the area.
Washington Court Hotel525 New Jersey Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20001(202) 628-2100
Phoenix Park Hotel520 N. Capitol Street, NWWashington, D.C. 20001(855) 371-6824(202) 638-6900fax (202) 393-3236
The George (Kimpton)15 E Street, NWWashington, D.C. 20001(800) 546-7866(202) 347-4200fax (202) 347-4213
The Liaison415 New Jersey Avenue, NW(888) 513-7445(202) 638-1616Washington, D.C. 20001
Hyatt Regency400 New Jersey Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20001(202) 737-1234
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Please note that registration must be received on or before February 28, 2017 at 6 p.m. ET; there is no on-site registration.
Registration is forfeited if you cancel after February 3, 2017.
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