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Date published: November 17, 2016

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

The U.S. Geological Survey began a multiyear regional assessment of groundwater availability in the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain (NACP) aquifer system in 2010 as part of its ongoing regional assessments of groundwater availability of the principal aquifers of the Nation.

Date published: June 27, 2016

Science-Based Tools Can Help Prevent Illness at Ohio and New York Beaches

These interactive, mobile-friendly websites use maps of beach locations to indicate whether or not estimated bacteria levels exceed state safety standards. 

Date published: February 18, 2016

Governor Cuomo Launches Statewide Water Quality Initiatives

In 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a partnership between New York State, USGS, Nassau County and Suffolk County to study the effective management of Long Island’s groundwater resources.