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Water supply and demand
The quantities of water resources in an area that are easily available and the amount of water that is needed for all uses.
Subtopics:
Water budget (4 items)
Water use (56 items)


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Water science for schools: the water science picture gallery [More info]
Photos with descriptions of water subjects and of scientists engaged in water research.
PDF Water security-National and global issues [More info]
Outlines the factors that affect freshwater supply and quality, emphasizing the social and geopolitical aspects of policy decisions.
Water site information for the Nation [More info]
The Site Inventory System provides inventory of and access to data for sites at stream reaches, wells, test holes, springs, tunnels and other hydrologic locations where hydrologic data is collected by the USGS. Data can be viewed or downloaded.
Water use in Florida, 2005 and trends 1950-2005 [More info]
Explains many activities in which water is used, with statistics on how much water is used in each activity.
PDF Water Use in Georgia by County for 2005; and Water-Use Trends, 1980-2005 [More info]
Estimated using data obtained from various Federal and State agencies and local sources. Total consumptive water use also was estimated for each county in Georgia for 2005.
Water use in Tennessee [More info]
Tennessee water-use information including links to a fact sheet, data, charts, and maps.
Water use trends in Washington, 1985-2005 [More info]
Summary of water use by major category through the last few decades in the state.
PDF WaterSMART-The Colorado River Basin focus-area study [More info]
Explains the strategy that USGS will use to estimate the distribution and abundance of freshwater resources, evaluate factors affecting availability, estimate undeveloped potential resources, and forecasting likely changes due to other factors.
Biosolids, Animal Manure, and Earthworms: Is There a Connection? [More info]
Research findings and examples of application to real problems--how household contaminants accumulate in and effect the environment
Distribution of high-temperature (>150 °C) geothermal resources in California [More info]
Description and map of geothermal resources in California.
Environmental processes that affect mineral deposits in the Eastern United States [More info]
Studies in Eastern United States on massive sulfide deposits in Maine, Vermont, Great Smoky Mountains, and Virginia to assess potential environmental impacts.
Farm ponds as critical habitats for native amphibians [More info]
Constructed farm ponds represent significant breeding, rearing, and overwintering habitat for amphibians in the Driftless Area Ecoregion of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. Links to fact sheet, brochure, annual reports, field manual, and final report.
Geothermal industry temperature profiles from the Great Basin [More info]
Subsurface temperature, well temperature, and well data of geothermal resources in the Great Basin.
Hydrologic conditions for North Dakota [More info]
Links by map location or station number to real-time stage and streamflow, real-time water quality, ground-water data, long-term hydrographs, and annual water-data reports to view and download for past and current water conditions in North Dakota.
Land Subsidence in the United States [More info]
Describes and provides several detiled examples of impacts of human-induced land subsidence resulting from the extraction of subsurface water, including aquifer-system compaction, drainage of organic soils, dissolution and collapse of susceptible rocks.
Michigan hydrologic summary [More info]
Links to websites providing data and information related to Michigan hydrology including droughts, floods, current water conditions, Great Lakes water levels, climatology, and weather.
Office of the Delaware River Master (ODRM) [More info]
This web site is intended to provide the user with general information on the Office of the Delaware River Master and with timely access to the data and information collected and disseminated by the Office.
Plus side of volcanoes: geothermal energy [More info]
Examples of the use of volcanic energy in geothermal power plants.
South Florida Restoration Science Forum [More info]
Discussions and posters about agriculture, ecology, hydrology, ecosystems, and resource management efforts in south Florida.
PDF Terrestrial essential climate variables (ECVs) at a glance [More info]
Explains 16 distinct types of scientific information that are needed to understand climate change, including the specific parameters measured, why they are needed, who measures them, and the type and amount of information that are not yet available.
USGS / Department of Energy cooperative studies in Nevada [More info]
Describes cooperation of the USGS office in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the Department of Energy to address environmental and scientific issues at the Nevada Test Site and vicinity with links to project information.
Washington current streamflow conditions [More info]
Links to real-time streamflow data, river and storm alerts, snowpack reports, weather data and seasonal runoff for the state of Washington.
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