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Water Resources of the United States

Water is one of six science mission areas of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Water's mission is to collect and disseminate reliable, impartial, and timely information that is needed to understand the Nation's water resources.

New Ribbon ew Online Water Quality Tracking Tool

New Online Tool Tracks Water Quality in the Nation's Rivers and Streams

New Ribbon USGS Monthly Groundwater News and Highlights

USGS Monthly Groundwater News and Highlights

New Ribbon USGS Monthly Groundwater News and Highlights

USGS Groundwater Technical Procedures Videos

California drought information

The California Drought

Open Water Data Initiative

USGS Flood Information

The Water Cycle for Students

Online, interactive water-cycle diagram for schools (3 age levels)

Water Quality in Principal Aquifers of the United States, 1991-2010

Water Quality in Principal Aquifers of the United States, 1991-2010

Open Water Data Initiative

New Online, Interactive Tool for Estimating Atrazine Concentrations in Streams and Rivers

Open Water Data Initiative

Using Every Drop of Water: the Open Water Data Initiative

What's being done to protect the Great Lakes?

What's Being Done to Protect the Great Lakes?

Water Data for the Nation


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