Water withdrawal for a specific purpose, such as domestic use, irrigation, or industrial processing.
Water science for schools: follow a drip through the water cycle [ More info] Site for elementary school students on the water cycle with a link to a version geared for second grade students and a random link.
Water science for schools: the activity center - challenge questions [ More info] Educational site for elementary school students with questions to challenge students plus links to opinion surveys, questionnaires, and water facts.
Water science for schools: the water science picture gallery [ More info] Photos with descriptions of water subjects and of scientists engaged in water research.
Water science for schools: where is Earth's water located? [ More info] Educational site for elementary school students on the distribution of water, water supply and water use.
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.
Drought watch Pacific Northwest states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho [ More info] Drought water homepage with links to maps showing streamflow conditions, drought definitions, resources, publications, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
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.
Geothermal industry temperature profiles from the Great Basin [ More info] Subsurface temperature, well temperature, and well data of geothermal resources in the Great Basin.
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