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National and local news and technical announcements featuring USGS work in Texas are listed below.

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Date published: February 22, 2017

Sediment Flows into Galveston Bay Studied to Help Understand Health of Watershed

A better understanding of sediment and freshwater flow into Galveston Bay is now available from a new U.S. Geological Survey report, done in cooperation with the Texas Water Development Board, and the Galveston Bay Estuary Program.

Date published: February 16, 2017

Land Elevation Changes Due to Groundwater Withdrawals Indicate Regional Shifts in Houston-Galveston Area

New Report Marks 40 Years of Subsidence Investigations

Date published: February 8, 2017

USGS Releases New JavaScript Library for Plotting Water Data for the Nation

A new JavaScript library, called GWIS (Graphing Water Information System), can create time-series plots of information measured at U.S. Geological Survey hydrologic data collection sites across the United States.

Date published: January 19, 2017

Groundwater Quality in the West: Examining Basin and Range Basin-Fill Aquifers

A regional assessment of untreated groundwater in the Basin and Range basin-fill aquifers, which include parts of Nevada, California, Arizona, Utah and adjacent states, is now available from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: December 7, 2016

Streamflow and Springflow Data for Comal and San Marcos Rivers, Texas Now Available Online

A new U.S. Geological Survey website provides important information about streamflow in the Comal and San Marcos Rivers and springflow at Comal and San Marcos Springs. This website was developed in collaboration with the Edwards Aquifer Authority.

Date published: June 21, 2016

Assessing Groundwater Over Time in Gaines, Terry and Yoakum Counties, Texas

A new report about how groundwater quality and quantity has changed in and around Gaines, Terry and Yoakum counties, Texas is now available from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: June 1, 2016

Temporary Streamgages Installed to Assist Texas Flood Response

Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

Date published: May 27, 2016

USGS Crews Measure Flooding in Central and Southeast Texas

Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

Date published: May 4, 2016

Lone Star Quads Featured

The East Austin, Texas quadrangle is the updated "feature map" on the US Topo and Historical Topographic Map Collection websites.

Date published: April 28, 2016

Flood Preparedness – There’s a New USGS Map (or App) for That

Flood Preparedness – There’s a New USGS Map (or App) for That