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: 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.

Date published: August 23, 2020

USGS predicts Gulf beach erosion from Marco, gets set to measure storm effects

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during and after Tropical Storm Marco, visit www.usgs.gov/marco

This story was updated August 24 based on the latest coastal change forecast.

Date published: May 12, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding across the country as spring weather is in full swing. Warming temperatures, increased precipitation and snowmelt have caused moderate to major flooding in the upper Midwest, East Coast, Central Plains and the Southeast portions of the country.

Date published: August 26, 2019

New Tools for Flood Preparedness Available for Medina River Near Bandera, Texas

New tools for flood preparedness are now available for the Medina River near Bandera, Texas, from the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District, and the Texas Water Development Board.

Date published: May 28, 2019

Western Fisheries Science News, May 2019 | Issue 7.5

Interactive Data Visualization Tool Allows Us to Explore Fish Use of Eelgrass Habitat in Puget Sound