National Waterways Conference

NWC is a nationwide organization of waterways shippers, industry and regional associations, port authorities, barge lines, shipyards, economic development agencies, and others joined together since 1960 to promote a greater understanding of the public benefits of the waterways system and its contributions to a sound economy, industrial and agriculturalproductivity, regional development, environmental quality, energy conservation, international trade, national security and overall public interest. Visit our Web site:

Ms. Worth Hager, President
National Waterways Conference
1130 17th Street
Northwest Washington, DC 20036
phone: (202) 296-4415 fax: (202) 835-3861

House and Senate Waterways Caucuses Kick-Off
National Waterways Alliance pledges to aid in Proactive Policies

May 21, 2004

FLASH ALERT: President's Budget Request for the Corps of Engineer
The President has just released the FY2005 Budget request and, as we expected, this Administration continues to give short shrift to the Corps' program.

National Waterways Conference's Budget Summit - March 9 & 10th 2004
If the Army Corps of Engineers were to have full capability funding for all of their projects, NWC estimates the price tag would easily exceed $8 billion. President Bush's recent FY2005 Budget request for the Army Corps of Engineers totaled $4.215 billion.

Salmon Study Looks At Cost Of Replacing Snake River Barge Traffic With Rail Line

Pacific Northwest Waterways Association response to Salmon Study

February 2004 letter for the Budget Committees, prepared by NWC on behalf of members of the National Waterways Alliance. (UMRA and RNC have become signatories)

Letter to the House and Senate Budget Committees