New England Water Science Center


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Date published: September 6, 2016

Study Assesses Threats to Groundwater Availability and Sustainability in Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain

Threats to groundwater availability and sustainability in the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain are dependent to a large degree by the type of aquifers used for water supply, according to a new regional assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: July 12, 2016

Cape Cod susceptible to potential effects of sea-level rise

New USGS study highlights Cape Cod's risk to rising sea levels

Date published: June 27, 2016

Buoy on Popular New England Lake Helps Determine When to Stay Out of the Water

A high-tech buoy that monitors water quality in real time was just installed in one of New England’s most popular lakes, where in the future it will help with determining when swimmers should and shouldn’t be in the water. 

Date published: May 31, 2016

Maine’s Newest Tide Gauge for Coastal Safety

More vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms is now available with the addition of Maine’s newest U.S. Geological Survey installed tide gauge.

Date published: April 28, 2016

Nitrogen in Lakes Connected to Groundwater

A recent scientific study shows new, important information about how groundwater cannot only contribute nutrients such as nitrogen to lakes, but can also carry it away. Nitrogen is an important nutrient but harmful when over-supplied. The fate and transport of nitrogen are critically important issues for human and aquatic ecosystem health.