Groundwater Information and Data

Science Center Objects

The U.S. Geological Survey collects groundwater level data at about 20,000 wells nationwide, hundreds here in New York. The USGS provides long-term, accurate, and unbiased information that meets the needs of many diverse users. The USGS collects groundwater data needed by Federal, State, and local agencies for planning and operating water-resources projects and regulatory programs.

Groundwater Data

USGS scientist in truck with groundwater quality sampling equipment close to groundwater well
USGS scientist sampling groundwater quality on Long Island, NY (Public domain.)

Groundwater Levels

Water-Level Statistics

Groundwater Watch

Information Resources

USGS National Resources

Water-Education Resources

Groundwater Use, 2000 (if applicable)

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