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Geonarrative: Locations of Domestic Wells

Geonarrative: Locations of Domestic Wells

A new geonarrative shows locations of domestic (private) wells and the numbers and percentages of people in the conterminous United States who rely on them for their drinking water.

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U.S. River Conditions, April to June 2021

U.S. River Conditions, April to June 2021

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from April through June 2021.

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Nick Grim and Cameron Ensor rescuing a goose that got stuck in fishing line on the Delaware River
July 23, 2021

Nick Grim and Cameron Ensor rescuing a goose

Photo Contest Winner | August 2021 | Honorable Mention 2
Nick Grim and Cameron Ensor rescuing a goose that got stuck in fishing line on the Delaware River

Mark Jones taking a measurement in Danville, Pennsylvania
June 24, 2021

Mark Jones taking a measurement in Danville, Pennsylvania

Photo Contest Winner | July 2021 | Honorable Mention 2
Mark Jones taking a measurement in Danville, Pennsylvania

Cameron Ensor and Nick Grim demolish a broad-crested weir
June 15, 2021

Cameron Ensor and Nick Grim demolish a broad-crested weir

Photo Contest Winner | July 2021 | USGS at Work
Certified USGS Heavy Equipment Operators Cameron Ensor and Nick Grim demolish a broad-crested weir at USGS Station 01574500 at Cordorus Creek in Spring Grove, PA

person standing using a remotely controlled acoustic doppler current profiler in a body of water
May 20, 2021

Remote control ADCP measurement

The Region 1, May 2021 "USGS at Work" Winner (by Aaron Stephens)

Juxtaposed still images from videos of low and high flows in a stream
September 30, 2020

Low (top) and high (bottom) flow video images, Frankford Creek, PA

Still images from videos of surface water flow overlaid with velocity vectors during low (top) and high (bottom) flow conditions in Frankford Creek, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2020. These videos were processed using large-scale particle imaging velocimetry (LSPIV) to estimate streamflow in a location where standard methods are inadequate. 

Photograph of weir notch with low flow, Young Womans Creek, Pennsylvania
September 23, 2020

Low streamflow at USGS streamgage Young Womans Creek near Renovo, PA

Low streamflow in late September, 2020 at USGS streamgage Young Womans Creek near Renovo, Pennsylvania (01545600). At the time of these photographs, the streamflow was 1.5 cubic feet per second (673 gallons per minute), which is equal to the 7-day, 10-year low flow statistic

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Photograph of broad weir notch with low flow, Young Womans Creek, Pennsylvania
September 23, 2020

Low streamflow at USGS streamgage Young Womans Creek near Renovo, PA_2

Low streamflow in late September, 2020 at USGS streamgage Young Womans Creek near Renovo, Pennsylvania (01545600). At the time of these photographs, the streamflow was 1.5 cubic feet per second (673 gallons per minute), which is equal to the 7-day, 10-year low flow statistic

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Image shows a USGS streamgage partially submerged in floodwaters
August 4, 2020

Flooded Pennsylvania Streamgage after Hurricane Isaias

This USGS streamgage on Schantz Spring near Wescosville, Pennsylvania was partially submerged after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Isaias quickly rose and flooded the area. USGS crews arrived on scene August 4 to

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Photograph of boat and bridge, Allegheny River, Pennsylvania
January 23, 2020

A beautiful morning for an ADCP measurement on the Allegheny River, PA

A beautiful morning for an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler measurement on the Allegheny River, Pennsylvania. 

mountain, sunset, sky, water, snow
January 8, 2020

Mountain Sunset over Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania

Mountain Sunset over Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania