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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, January to March 2021

U.S. River Conditions, January to March 2021

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from January through March 2021.

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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

Photo of pipe next to trench in rolling hills, Lycoming County PA
December 31, 2019

Pipeline Trenching in Lycoming, Pennsylvania

Panoramic view of pipeline constuction in Hepburn Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

NGWOS EcoMapper Retrieval Delaware River Fort Mifflin
December 6, 2019

NGWOS EcoMapper Retrieval Delaware River Fort Mifflin

Photo Contest Winner | Jan. 2020 | Honorable Mention
NGWOS EcoMapper Retrieval Delaware River Fort Mifflin