is everything in the West and managing this scarce resource
is critical. The Bureau of Reclamation's Provo Area Office has
worked with water users in Utah's Sevier River Basin to develop
a website to distribute real-time hydrologic and weather information.
The site is used by irrigators, of course, but it's also popular
with kayakers and rafters, meteorologists, government workers,
a Federal Case of IT
a federal Chief Information Officer is something of a high-wire
act, says CIO Online. But
these CIOs are relishing the challenge of balancing Y2K, data
and network security, IT capital planning, e-commerce, outsourcing,
and infrastructure and architecture planning.
to Write for Vital Records
Sam does not distribute copies of birth certificates, marriage
certificates, divorce papers or other documents that are issued
by the states. However, he does the next best thing. The Consumer
Information Center has an easy-to-use online list of all state
offices of vital statistics, complete with mailing address,
fees, phone numbers and tips for getting the records you want.
So, if you're working on your family tree, or need to replace
your lost birth certificate so you can apply for Social Security,
this webpage is for you.
Leaves Paper Behind on Highway 1
claims for America's veterans requires a lot of paper. But then,
our nation has a lot of veterans. Each claimant has a file folder;
each folder gets fuller and fuller as a veteran gets older and
older. But does it have to be that way? Can the Department of
Veterans Affairs leave paper behind as a new century approaches?
The Washington, DC, VA Regional Office is demonstrating an electronic
workfolder system. It may be the beginning of a paperless process.
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