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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) studies the water resources of the Willamette River Basin. Here you will find a description of the study, as well as information and data resulting from this work.
The USGS has collected and compiled groundwater data for the Willamette River Basin, Oregon. This research includes data for 1,234 field located water wells and 6 springs, hydrographs of water-level fluctuations during various time periods for 265 wells, borehole geophysical data for 16 wells, and water-chemistry analyses from 125 wells and 6 springs. These data, as well as data for 4,752 additional fieldlocated wells and 1 spring, are archived online.
Below are data or web applications associated with this project.
National Water Information System: Mapper (Oregon)
Below are publications associated with this project.
An interactive map provides access to estimates of depth-to-water and water-table elevation for the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area, along with estimates of their relative uncertainty.
Map of arsenic in groundwater wells for the Willamette Basin, Oregon
Below are partners associated with this project.