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Date published: April 11, 2018

Public Invitation: The Scoop on Western South Dakota’s Vital Water Resources

Media and the public are invited to attend a free meeting about South Dakota water issues on Thursday, April 19, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Date published: February 6, 2018

ND Water Quality Conference

March 6-8, 2018 at the National Energy Center of Excellence located on the campus of Bismarck State College in Bismarck, ND.

Date published: November 15, 2017

2018 Western South Dakota Hydrology Conference

Conference: April 19, 2018 
Field trips: April 20, 2018 

Date published: April 27, 2017

Media Advisory: Helicopter to Fly Low Over Cedar Rapids for Groundwater Study

Starting on May 2 and lasting for about two days, a helicopter towing a large, cylindrical sensor will make low-level flights over parts of Cedar Rapids as part of a groundwater survey.

Date published: March 27, 2017

Exhibit Fusing Art and Science Coming to Bismarck

Earth as Art, a U.S. Geological Survey traveling exhibit that merges art with dramatic Landsat imagery of the earth’s surface, is coming to Bismarck for the month of April. This display is free and open to the public.

Date published: March 27, 2017

Public Invitation: The State of Your State’s Vital Water Resources

Media and the public are invited to attend a free meeting about South Dakota water issues on Thursday, April 6, in Rapid City, South Dakota. 

Date published: February 22, 2017

South Dakota Native to Head USGS Dakota Water Science Center

Joyce E. Williamson, a native of South Dakota and a South Dakota School of Mines and Technology alumna, was selected as the director of the newly formed U.S. Geological Survey Dakota Water Science Center. Williamson is located in the center’s Rapid City, South Dakota, office. 

Date published: May 2, 2016

Fireworks Likely Caused Water Contamination at Mount Rushmore

Past fireworks displays are the probable cause of elevated concentrations of a contaminant called perchlorate in groundwater and surface water within Mount Rushmore National Memorial, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey report.

Date published: April 26, 2016

South Dakota Scientists Help Restore Water in Armenia

South Dakota-based scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey are helping to restore a depleted aquifer and build in-country expertise for managing groundwater in the Ararat Basin of Armenia. 

Date published: March 29, 2016

Media Advisory: Public Invitation: April 7 Western South Dakota Hydrology Meeting

Media and the public are invited to attend a free meeting about South Dakota water issues on Thursday, April 7, in Rapid City, South Dakota.