Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center


National and local news and technical announcements featuring USGS work in Texas are listed below.

Media Inquiries

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Date published: November 18, 2021

OTWSC Webinar, Friday November 19th - Data Driven Applications

Interactive Data-Driven Applications for Timely, Definitive, and Transparent Water Management 

Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center Webinar, Friday, November 19, 11 am Central

Date published: October 21, 2021

OTWSC Webinar, Friday October 22nd - Wildfire and Water

Wildfire and Water: General trends, lessons learned, and future directions 

Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center Webinar, Friday, October 22, 11 am Central

Date published: September 8, 2021

Online tool updated with new features to help Texans during flooding

An interactive online tool that can help Texans prepare and respond to flooding events has ­newly added capabilities to help inform state and local flood management decisions that can help protect life and property.

Date published: September 7, 2021

Southeast Region (SER) Science Workshop: Identifying Science to Meet Administration Priorities and the Needs of Our Stakeholders

The fourth annual SER Science Workshop, held virtually July 13-16, 2021, addressed four administration priorities – underserved communities, tribal engagement, conserving 30% of our lands and waters by 2030, and tackling the climate crisis. 

Date published: June 10, 2021

OTWSC Webinar, Friday July 16th - USGS National Water Dashboard

USGS National Water Dashboard: Modern Water Data Delivery for the Next Decade 

USGS Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center Webinar Series - Friday July 16, 11 am Central

Date published: April 27, 2021

OTWSC Webinar, Friday May 7th -Grand Lake (Oklahoma) Multibeam Bathymetric Survey

Grand Lake (Oklahoma) Multibeam Bathymetric Survey 2019

USGS Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center Webinar Series - Friday May 7, 11 am Central


Date published: March 19, 2021

OTWSC Webinar, Friday April 2nd - Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program

Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program: Overview of the U.S. Geological Survey Assessments of the Mesilla Basin/Conejos-Médanos and Hueco Bolson Aquifer Systems

USGS Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center Webinar Series - Friday April 2, 11 am Central

Date published: February 17, 2021

Weather Affecting Web Sites Served by OTWSC

Web sites hosted by the Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center are down due to the weather conditions in Texas.

We will restore service as soon as possible.

Date published: January 6, 2021

Flood Decision Support Toolbox (FDST) enhanced with addition of building footprint data

The Texas Water Development Board provided an enhancement to the Flood Decision Support Toolbox that allows users to view how different heights of flooding may affect buildings located near selected USGS streamgages. This online tool will allow the public to see how broadly and deeply floodwaters can cover these sites, measured in half-foot increments of floodwater height.

Date published: August 28, 2020

Hurricane Laura Temporarily Reverses Neches River

As Hurricane Laura came ashore near the Texas and Louisiana borders, its strong winds pushed so much water ahead of it that the Neches River even flowed backwards for a time, according to a USGS streamgage in Beaumont.