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The National Association of State Groundwater Officials (NASGO), a nonprofit organization of representatives of state government agencies substantially concerned with groundwater, will hold its annual meeting on October 21–23, 1974, in Boise, Idaho.

The association lists the following purposes in its Articles of Association, adopted in 1973: to be informed of current trends and problems related to groundwater; to review and analyze methods and techniques used in studying groundwater problems; to analyze, propose, and influence relevant state and national legislation and policy; to develop coordinated plans of action to meet interstate and regional needs; to evaluate and propose policy and procedure with respect to land treatment and waste disposal; to examine relationships between local, state, and federal agencies concerned with groundwater and make recommendations, taking cognizance of the potential in advice and services offered by private individuals and institutions; to encourage utilization of groundwater reservoirs in the development and management of water resources.