Nevada Water Science Center


NVWSC science that has been highlighted in a news release is available from the list below.

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Date published: October 15, 2021

Fall 2021 Nevada Water Science Center Newsletter

The Nevada Water Science Center has experienced many changes over the last few months. In an effort to keep all of our valued stakeholders up-to-date, please read our Fall 2021 newsletter.

Date published: May 28, 2021

Temporary Office Automation Clerk Position Open

Temporary Office Automation Clerk needed for Nevada Water Science Center, Carson City.

Date published: May 24, 2021

Temporary Laborer Position Open

Temporary laborer needed for Nevada Water Science Center, Carson City Office move.

Date published: April 20, 2021

Vacancy: Multiple GS3-GS7 Hydrologic Technician positions in Southern and Northern Nevada Networks

Postions are based in Carson City, NV and Henderson, NV.  Positions are full time temporary service positions not-to-exceed 1 year and may be extended for up to one additional year without competition. The positions are with the Northern Nevada and Southern Nevada Networks Units. The recruitment period is short (April 19, 2021 to April 23, 2021).

Date published: October 1, 2020

Invasive Mussel Species Impacts the Food Web in Lake Mead

In an article for the journal Science of the Total Environment, USGS scientists and others discuss the impact of invasive quagga mussels on the ecosystem of Lake Mead located on the border of Arizona and Nevada. 

Date published: September 3, 2020

Vacancy: GS-12 Field Office Chief (Supr. Hyd. Tech.), NVWSC Southern Nevada Networks-Henderson, Nevada

The Nevada Water Science Center is pleased to announce an exciting career opportunity: We are seeking a Field Office Chief for the Southern Nevada Networks Unit in Henderson, Nevada.  The position is being advertised as a Supervisory Hydrologic Technician GS-12, and a relocation incentive is being offered.   

Date published: August 25, 2020

USGS Participation in Annual Lake Tahoe Summit

The USGS Nevada and California Water Science Centers participate in annual Lake Tahoe Summit

Date published: April 30, 2020

Intern Opportunities with the Nevada Water Science Center

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), Nevada Water Science Center will soon be filling two Student Trainee (Hydrology) positions at the GS-04 or GS-05 level, with a starting hourly rate between $15.18 and $18.23 depending on education and experience

Date published: January 7, 2020

Jill Frankforter selected as Nevada Water Science Center Director

New Nevada Water Science Center Director

Date published: November 7, 2019

USGS Nevada Water Science Center Presentation

On November 7, 2019, the USGS Nevada Water Science Center presented to the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.

Date published: October 4, 2019

Stakeholder meeting for Upper and Middle Carson River basins

On September 30, 2019, the USGS Nevada Water Science Center invited stakeholders to hear the provisional results of two numerical models for the Upper and Middle Carson River Basins. This was an opportunity for stakeholders to provide comments on this work prior to publication. Review comments can be sent to Kip Allander until October 18, 2019.