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In this section you will find California Water Science Center news and events. If you are with a media outlet and are requesting information please contact:  Sally House, Science Communications, at (916) 698-0270.

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USGS crews continue to measure record-high streamflow in California

U.S. Geological Survey field crews measured high streamflows this week throughout California, thirteen of which were record high-flow measurements.

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USGS assesses water quality in California principal aquifers as part of a Nationwide study

A newly-published study of principal aquifers in the continental United States finds that naturally occurring chemical elements were present in...

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California Water Science Center Adds New Webcams

Three new webcams have recently been installed at these streamgaging sites in California:

Truckee River at Boca Bridge near Truckee, CA

Suisun...

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USGS Scientists Explain How Aquifer Compaction is Measured

A recent tour of California’s Central Valley given by the nonprofit organization Water Education Foundation included a stop at the USGS California...

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April Showers may Bring May Flowers, but Winter Snow is Water in the Bank

The type of precipitation falling from the sky matters, especially for delicate mountain ecosystems.

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Community Meeting for Reimagining Molokaʻi's Wetlands

Community members and the news media are invited to join a public meeting to discuss potential options for restoring Molokaʻi’s coastal wetlands.

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Scientists Research Pesticide Residue Found in Bees

In a recently published article, scientists from the USGS, UC Berkeley, and UC Davis, discuss the collection of bee samples for pesticide-residue...

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Electromagnetic Survey Identifies Fresh Submarine Groundwater Offshore San Diego

Innovative research technique used to find a new source of water in the area offshore of San Diego County.

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California Water Science Center Scientists Present at Ocean Sciences Meeting 2022

California Water Science Center Research Hydrologist Dr. Judith Drexler and Biologist Taylor Eddy will discuss their research at the Ocean Sciences...

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