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USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

Population Growth and Changing Land Uses Prompted Assessment

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Agencies Begin Work on Treasure Valley Groundwater-Flow Model

10 New Streamgages Installed to Help Manage the Valuable Water Resources

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Schmidt is New Deputy Director of USGS Idaho Water Science Center

Former Montana Water Quality Administrator Begins Work in Boise

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When the Whole is Less than the Sum of Its Parts

Environmental Ratios of Cadmium and Zinc are less Toxic to Aquatic Insects than Expected

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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

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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...

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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.

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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
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