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Date published: August 21, 2021

USGS Deploying Storm Tide Sensors From NY to MA for Hurricane Henri

As Hurricane Henri approaches the Northeastern U.S., field crews from the U.S. Geological Survey are installing up to 62 storm tide sensors that will track the hurricane’s effects along the Atlantic coast. The sensors are being installed from Long Island, New York, to Cape Cod, Massachusetts; the exact number is dependent on several factors, including weather and road conditions.

Date published: August 11, 2021

New England Water Science Center Associate Director Selections

The New England Water Science Center is happy to announce the selection of Jonathan Morrison as Associate Director of the Applied Hydrology Program and Gregory Stewart as Associate Director of the Hydrologic Monitoring Program. 

Date published: July 27, 2021

Connecticut Networks Section Summer Update

The Hydrologic Monitoring Program’s Connecticut Networks Section responded to recent high flow events to verify stage-discharge relationships and has been hard at work this summer installing new gages and performing maintenance on the Connecticut gage network. 

July 1, 2021

WaterMarks Newsletter - Summer 2021

In this issue we put one of our outstanding staff, Alex Bissell, on Center Stage, and spotlight our Applied Hydrology Program, research on the effects of climate change on water resources, and our streamflow and water-quality data-collection networks. Explore this quarter’s publications and learn more about the fantastic science our folks produce in partnership with our stakeholders. Happy 4th

Date published: June 29, 2021

Streamflow Conditions in New England, Spring 2021

Streamflow conditions in New England were highly variable this spring.

Date published: June 29, 2021

Dissolved Oxygen Monitoring Program in Connecticut

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) and New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), implemented a summer dissolved oxygen (DO) monitoring program from 2015 to 2018 to examine the effects of phosphorus loading in streams.

Date published: June 14, 2021

New Streamgage Installed on the Santuit River, Barnstable, MA

A new streamgage was installed on the Santuit River at Old Kings Road in the Town of Barnstable, MA in 2020 to monitor the discharge of the river.

Date published: June 8, 2021

New England WSC Data Releases and Publications in the Second Quarter of 2021

List of data releases and publications from the New England Water Science Center released in the second quarter of 2021.

Date published: May 28, 2021

Watershed and Urban Hydrology Section Data Releases

Two data releases were recently published by the Watershed and Urban Hydrology Section of the New England WSC.

Date published: April 30, 2021

Maine Networks Section Spring Update

The Maine SW/GW (Surface-Water/Groundwater) Networks Section has been busy this spring- confirming our equipment is working properly after the winter, making high flow measurements to confirm our stage-discharge relationships and preparing for upcoming summer projects. 

Date published: April 6, 2021

New USGS Report Shows High Levels of Arsenic and Uranium in Some Connecticut Wells

A new U.S. Geological Survey study provides an updated, statewide estimate of high levels of naturally occurring arsenic and uranium in private well water across Connecticut.