Welcome to the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center
Consider this site your source for water-related information, collected and interpreted by the USGS in MD, DE, and Washington, DC
Soaking Up Stormwater In Clarksburg
A 20-year study by the U.S. Geological Survey and Montgomery County, Maryland assesses ecosystem response to different types of stormwater management.
MD-DE-DC WSC Capabilities Sites
A new series of microsites featuring in-depth assessments of our center's abilities
MD-DE-DC Seminar Series
Seminars presented by great scientific minds, hosted by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center
MD-DE-DC Stream Gaging Network
The USGS operates thousands of stream gages throughout the US. See how our science center does our part!
Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Water Science Center
Welcome to the USGS Water Science Center serving Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. We operate streamgages, observation wells, and monitoring stations that provide the reliable scientific information needed to understand our natural world.
Explore Our Capabilities
We’ve created a series of websites thematically named to characterize our work as “Capabilities”. Our highly skilled staff work with diverse groups of cooperative partners, producing the high-quality output for which the USGS is world-renown.
Local Water Conditions
Explore real-time streamflow, groundwater, and water-quality conditions and access data for MD, DE, and DC with our new interactive map application. This application offers data displays on multiple device platforms with various basemap options.
Featured below are some popular features on the MD-DE-DC Water Science site. To better navigate our pages, please use the vertical header listing to the left side of this window.