USGS Nevada Water Science Center Presentation

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On November 7, 2019, the USGS Nevada Water Science Center presented to the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.

The presentation focused on the water resources of the Carson Valley. Information included in the presentation include water resource monitoring, current status and trends, and water planning tools

Visit Science in the Carson RIver Basin for this presentation and other information regarding data, publications and water planning tools.

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