Nevada Water Science Center


The Nevada Water Science Center (NVWSC) is committed to providing reliable, unbiased scientific information about Nevada's water resources to the public, cooperators, and stakeholders. To provide this information, we operate widespread data collection networks as well as conduct water-science research covering a wide range of scientific issues throughout Nevada and adjacent states.

Hot Creek near Sunnyside, Nevada

Welcome to the USGS Nevada Water Science Center Web Site! The mission of the USGS Nevada Water Science Center is to collect high-quality hydrologic data and conduct objective scientific investigations on the quantity, quality, and use of surface- and groundwater resources within the State of Nevada.