Idaho Water Science Center


We are a team of hydrologists, geologists, hydraulic engineers, hydrologic technicians, and support staff serving the needs of our communities and our partners throughout Idaho. Learn more about our technical capabilities and get to know our center director. For contact information, please see our CONNECT page.

USGS hydrologic technician installing a rapid deployment streamgage

Quick Facts
• Offices in Boise, Post Falls, Idaho Falls, and the Idaho National Laboratory
• Statewide network of more than 200 real-time streamgages, many providing more than 100 years of water data
• More than 400 active groundwater monitoring sites, including 4 real-time water-level sites
• More than 30 sites providing real-time water-quality data

Image: USGS Idaho Water Science Director Dr. Kyle Blasch

Kyle Blasch, PhD, has been the Director of the USGS Idaho Water Science Center since June 2015.