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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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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

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NGWOS EcoMapper Retrieval Delaware River Fort Mifflin

Photograph of technician measuring streamflow in a stream with a covered bridge
April 24, 2019

Hydrologist Hilary Abraham measuring flow in Fishing Creek, PA

USGS Hydrologist Hilary Abraham measuring stream discharge during sampling, to allow calculation of loads, in Fishing Creek, Logan Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, just below the Logan Mills Covered Bridge.

Quarry photo with dipping sedimentary rock, SE Penn. Newark Basin
October 5, 2018

Quarry walls showing dipping sedimentary rocks of Newark Basin, Penn.

Photograph showing dipping sedimentary rocks of the Newark Basin in southeastern Pennsylvania. Taken during the 2018 Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists. 

An instrument shelter, solar panel, and antenna surrounded by green pasture.
October 1, 2018

Fair weather cumulus at Chester County, PA Observation Well CH 10

Chester County, Pennsylvania Observation Well CH 10. The well is 33.5 feet deep, and lies in the local Cockeysville Marble Aquifer, part of the larger Piedmont and Blue Ridge carbonate-rock National Aquifer. The well is relatively new to the Groundwater Quality Monitoring Network (GWMN) consisting of 27 wells distributed over 26 counties in Pennsylvania.  Wells are sampled

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This photo shows one of 8 storm sensors deployed in Pennsylvania to monitor the potential effects Hurricane Florence could have
September 14, 2018

Strom sensor deployed in Pennsylvania for Hurricane Florence

This photo shows one of 8 storm sensors deployed in Pennsylvania to monitor the potential effects Hurricane Florence could have on already high rivers across the state. Photo by Matthew Gyves, USGS. 

Image of well that is part of water quality monitoring network, Chester County, Pennsylvania
May 30, 2018

Well CH 10, groundwater quality monitoring network, Chester County, PA

Well CH 10 is part of a Pennsylvania groundwater quality monitoring network and is in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Photo of cracked mud flats with raindrop impressions
February 27, 2017

Cracked mud flats in a small retention basin, near Jericho, West Bank

Cracked mud flats in retention basin, near Jericho, West Bank, showing raindrop impressions

Photograph of alluvial fan deposits in the Jordan River Valley, Jordan
February 21, 2017

Alluvial fan deposits in a gravel pit in the Jordan River Valley

Photograph of alluvial fan deposits in a gravel pit in the Jordan River Valley, Jordan. 

Kafrein Reservoir, Jordan
February 21, 2017

Kafrein reservoir captures runoff near the Dead Sea, Jordan

The Kafrein Dam captures runoff from Jordan River side valley wadis, near the Dead Sea, Jordan. USGS hosted a field trip that included a stop at the dam in February, 2017 during a regional workshop on aquifer storage & recovery in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development. 

USGS' Brian Selck samples a private well in Lycoming County, PA
December 31, 2014

Sampling a private well in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Brian Selck, a USGS National Association of Geoscience Teachers intern, collects a water level measurement from a domestic well at a site north of Jersey Shore in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, June 2014.