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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 Open Water Data Initiative

USGS Recognizes "National Groundwater Awareness Week" - March 8-14, 2015

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

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

Groundwater Toolbox: A Graphical and Mapping Interface for Analysis of Hydrologic Data

Groundwater Toolbox: A Graphical and Mapping Interface for Analysis of Hydrologic Data

Innovating to Protect our Waterways: Nutrient Sensor Challenge

Innovating to Protect our Waterways: Nutrient Sensor Challenge

CData-driven Insights on the California Drought

Data-driven Insights on the California Drought

Water Use in the United States

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010 is now available!

Water Use in the United States

USGS and Canada Reach Confluence in Monitoring Streamflow

The Water Cycle for Students

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

Water Data for the Nation


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