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Nebraska Water Science Center
High Plains Water-Level Monitoring Study
In response to a directive from Congress, the USGS Nebraska Water Science Center has been determining water-level changes in the High Plains aquifer since 1987.Find out more
Do Bioretention Cells Work?
USGS Nebraska Water Science Center scientists are using site-specific scientific data from three bioretention cells in Omaha, Nebr., to evaluate and validate green infrastructure Best Management Practices.Learn more
How do Groundwater and Surface Water Interact?
Streams in the Loup River basin are sensitive to groundwater withdrawals because of the close hydrologic connection between groundwater and surface water.See our research