Nebraska Water Science Center

High Plains Water-Level Monitoring Study

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.

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Do Bioretention Cells Work?

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.

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How do Groundwater and Surface Water Interact?

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.

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