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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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Director Chapman introduces "Pennsylvania Waters" newsletter

Melinda Chapman, recently appointed Director of the Pennsylvania Water Science Center (previously Assistant Chief of the USGS Office of Groundwater)...

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USGS Characterizes Flow Paths for Movement of PFAS in Groundwater in Southeastern Pennsylvania

A USGS study characterized groundwater flow paths from possible PFAS sources at three former and active military facilities in southeastern...

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Science Night at Fishing Creek Elementary School

USGS staff participated in Science Night at Fishing Creek Elementary School, where students learned about the native macroinvertebrate* population in...

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USGS is Hiring Hydrologic Field Assistants in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Water Science Center is looking for Hydrologic Technicians (Field Assistants) to join our teams in New Cumberland (Harrisburg)...

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USGS has two openings for recent-graduate water scientists in Pennsylvania - CLOSED

The application period ended on December 30, 2020.

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Drought Streamflow Probabilities in Northeast Region

Maximum likelihood logistic regression (MLLR) is used to estimate drought probabilities for selected Northeast rivers and streams. Winter streamflows...

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High Levels of Radon Found in Some Wells Across Pennsylvania

A new U.S. Geological Survey study has discovered high levels of radon in wells across certain areas of Pennsylvania.

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USGS Finds Elevated Levels of Arsenic, Radon, Methane in Some Private Wells in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Tests of 75 private drinking water wells in Lycoming County, in north-central Pennsylvania, found water from most of the sampled wells contained...

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New USGS Streamgages Provide Flood Monitoring for Additional Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Philadelphia communities along the Schuylkill River and Darby Creek now have new tools to help inform residents of impending flooding. The U.S...

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Groundwater Quality in the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain Aquifer System

A regional assessment of untreated groundwater in the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain aquifer system in the eastern United States is now available...

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