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: June 28, 2018

Physical Scientist (Spatial Analysis) Vacancy in Carson City, Nev.

The Nevada Water Science Center (NVWSC), currently has an opening for a physical scientist position in our Spatial Analysis Unit (SAU), Carson City, NV, office. The vacancy is open on USA Jobs for two weeks beginning Monday, June 25 and closing...

Date published: May 18, 2018

Michael Pavelko Receives DOI Exemplary Act Award

NVWSC hydrologist, Michael Pavelko, received the Department of the Interior Exemplary Act award at the USGS awards ceremony on May 15, 2018, at the USGS headquarters in Reston, VA. Michael was awarded for his quick thinking and action that saved the life of a co-worker.

Date published: April 22, 2018

Groundwater Hydrologist Vacancy in Carson City, Nev.

The USGS Nevada Water Science Center (NVWSC) would like to bring to your attention to a Groundwater Hydrologist vacancy currently advertised on USA jobs (federal employee applicants, ...

Date published: April 19, 2018

USGS to Present Preliminary Findings from the Virginia City Highlands Groundwater Investigation in May

Are you interested in learning more about the preliminary findings from the Virginia City Highlands Groundwater Investigation? Please join scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey at a public presentation in Reno.

Date published: March 15, 2018

Devils Hole Workshop 2018



“Developing a Better Understanding of the Death Valley Region”

May 2-4, 2018

Date published: April 24, 2017

2017 Snowmelt Runoff Signals Good News for Walker Lake but Raises Flooding Concerns Along Walker River

USGS model simulations suggest that Walker Lake will rise by as much as 15 to 18 feet this year, the most in a single year in recorded history.

Date published: January 12, 2017

Reporters: Accompany a USGS Field Crew as They Monitor Stream Flow and Flooding

You are invited to join USGS scientists and field technician crews as they collect discharge measurements in rainfall-affected areas.

Date published: May 23, 2016

New Tool Aims to Help Balance Supply and Demand of Water Resources

A new computer model allows water managers to better manage water distribution. 

Date published: May 20, 2016

Public Advisory: USGS and UNR to Present Results of the Snake Valley Water-Resource Study in June

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Are you interested in learning more about the groundwater and surface water systems of Snake Valley in eastern Nevada? Please join scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and University of Nevada, Reno at one of two public presentations in Baker and Ely.

Date published: February 22, 2016

USGS Nevada Water Science Center Welcomes New Director

David Berger begins work today as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey's Nevada Water Science Center, headquartered in Carson City.