Providing scientific understanding and data about California surface-water resources for irrigation, public supply, ecosystems and more
Using interdisciplinary science to assess and quantify the availability and quality of California's groundwater resources
Measuring and Monitoring
Hydrologic data for water management decisions and protection of life and property
California Oil, Gas, and Groundwater
Working in partnership with state and federal agencies to answer questions about the effects of oil and gas on groundwater
California Water Science Center
The California Water Science Center has adjusted activities in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. We will carry on the work of the USGS, while also maintaining the health and safety of our employees and community. Based on direction from the White House, the CDC, and state and local authorities, we continue to operate in a hybrid mode.
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