Reclamation Publications

Erosion and Sedimentation Manual
The Erosion and Sedimentation Manual provides a comprehensive coverage of subjects in nine chapters (i.e., introduction, erosion and reservoir sedimentation, noncohesive sediment transport, cohesive sediment transport, sediment modeling for rivers and reservoirs, sustainable development and use of reservoirs, river processes and restoration, dam decommissioning and sediment management, and reservoir surveys and data analysis).

Environmental Documents (Upper Colorado Basin)
Biological Assessments & Opinions, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, Federal Register Notices, Findings of No Significant Impact, Records of Decision, Technical Reports, Public Meeting Materials, Adaptive Management Plans.

Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques
Pertains to the operation and maintenance of hydroelectric equipment.

Federal Reclamation and Related Laws Annotated
Contains a compilation of the Federal Reclamation laws and other statutes that directly affect the program responsibilities of the Bureau of Reclamation and power marketing agencies of the Department of Energy.

Knowledge Stream Newsletter
The Knowledge Stream published by the Bureau of Reclamation’s Research and Development Office, is a quarterly magazine bringing mission-critical news about the agency's research and science, as well as the many challenges associated with managing water and generating power in the West, including: projects, tools, methods, practices, results, innovation, prize competitions, publications, and more.

NEPA Handbook (Feburary 2012)
Please contact Theresa Taylor@ 303-445-2806

Recreation Publications
Information pertaining to Reclamation facilities which contains maps, publications, glossary of terms, and managing partners.

Reclamation Manual
The Reclamation Manual consists of a series of Policy and Directives and Standards. Collectively, these releases assign program responsibility and establish and document Bureau of Reclamation-wide methods of doing business. All requirements in the Reclamation Manual are mandatory.

Lower Colorado River - Multi-Species Conservation Program
The Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program (LCR MSCP) is a partnership of Federal and non-Federal stakeholders. Create a response to the need to balance us use of lower Colorado River (LCR), water resources and the conservation of native species, and their habitats, in compliance with the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Technical Services Center

Water Operations and Maintenance Bulletins
Published quarterly for the benefit on water supply systems operators.



Last Updated: 12/12/22