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Date published: November 21, 2017

Idaho Hydrologic Update, November 2017

November 2017 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center

Date published: September 18, 2017

USGS to Conduct Dye Tracer and Aerial Mapping Surveys on Kootenai River

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho — From Sept. 24 through 29, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will conduct dye tracer and aerial mapping studies on northern Idaho’s Kootenai River. Data from the studies will support Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Kootenai Tribe of Idaho fisheries and river restoration projects.

Date published: December 21, 2016

USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

Population Growth and Changing Land Uses Prompted Assessment

Date published: December 19, 2016

Agencies Begin Work on Treasure Valley Groundwater-Flow Model

10 New Streamgages Installed to Help Manage the Valuable Water Resources

Date published: November 28, 2016

Schmidt is New Deputy Director of USGS Idaho Water Science Center

Former Montana Water Quality Administrator Begins Work in Boise

Date published: September 19, 2016

Citizen Scientists to Monitor Treasure Valley Water Quality

Now in its ninth year, Watershed Watch educates children and adults about the health of the Boise River watershed

Date published: June 28, 2016

New Groundwater-Flow Model for Idaho’s Wood River Valley

Resource managers can simulate how increased or decreased pumping from the aquifer system or changes in precipitation and climate would affect groundwater levels and area streams.

Date published: June 15, 2015

Blasch is New Director of USGS Idaho Water Science Center

Dr. Kyle W. Blasch begins work today as the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Idaho Water Science Center, headquartered in Boise.

Date published: January 13, 2014

New Tools to Address Boise River’s Phosphorus Problem

Resource managers in southwestern Idaho have a new set of tools for reducing phosphorus concentrations in the lower Boise River