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Drought Watch Removed for 3 Pennsylvania Counties - All Commonwealth Counties now in Normal Status

On February 4, 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection removed the three remaining counties under Drought Watch declarations...

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USGS and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture study groundwater quality in agricultural areas

USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture have agreed on a new five-year program to continue 30 years of...

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USGS Develops a New Water-Quality Modeling Tool for Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Systems

USGS developed, in cooperation with the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, “user-friendly” aqueous geochemical modeling tools to...

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Drought Watch Reduced to 20 Pennsylvania Counties, Drought Warning Continues in 3 Counties

USGS groundwater and surface water monitoring data contributed to the August 21, 2020 drought watch declaration for 16 counties by the Pennsylvania...

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USGS Unveils Mobile Flood Tool for the Nation

The U.S. Geological Survey announced Friday the completion of a new mobile tool that provides real-time information on water levels, weather and flood...

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USGS Upgrades StreamStats for Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Water Science Center (PaWSC) has upgraded StreamStats with the latest National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) flowlines and Watershed...

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USGS Characterizes Baseline Groundwater Quality in Potter County, Pennsylvania

A report on the groundwater quality of Potter County is the latest of seven publications characterizing water quality of aquifers underlying central...

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Pennsylvania Staff Responds to Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias swept over eastern Pennsylvania August 4th and 5th, dumping upwards of 8 inches of rain and resulting in wide-spread flooding. New...

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Matthew Gyves selected as 2020 USGS Data Person of the Year

Matthew C. Gyves, a Hydrologic Technician in the Pennsylvania Water Science Center's Downingtown Office, received the 2020 "Data Person of the Year"...

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USGS Field Crews Document Isaias' Effects Along Atlantic Coast

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during, and after Hurricane Isaias, visit the USGS Hurricane Isaias...

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