UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 4100 0012
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20242

August 12, 1970

WATER RESOURCES DIVISION MEMORANDUM NO. 71.17

To: Regional Hydrologists and District Chiefs, WRD

From: Chief Hydrologist

Subject: COOPERATION - Policy on and criteria for acceptability of direct expenditures

The WRD policy on direct expenditures has been reviewed during the past year with the objective of issuing a clarifying state ment on the subject. G. F. Worts made an in—depth analysis of direk expenditures and baàed largely on his report, a draft of a statement on Division policy was prepared. This draft was sent to you for review prior to the Gatlinburg meeting where the subject was included on the agenda.

The attache& statement, “Policy on Acceptability of Direct Expenditur resulting from the above deliberations has been approved by the Director. The policy statement was distributed at a recent meeting of a conunittee of State Geologists with the Director and may be made available to cooperators who request it. In the future this policy statement will be included as a WRD supplement to the Survey Manual.

The attached “Criteria for Acceptability of Direct Expenditures” is issued for your guidance in developing programs that include direct expenditures and is to remain confidential.

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