Utah Water Science Center

Science

Utah Water Science Center data collection, fundamental to the management of Utah water resources, and special studies fall into at least one of three basic themes: 1) surface water, 2) ground water, or 3) water quality. Utah Geographic themes also define unique areas and include the Great Salt Lake, the Great Basin of western Utah, and the Colorado River Basin of eastern and southern Utah. 

Featured Study

Featured Study

During November 2018, the USGS partnered with Utah Division of Water Quality, the National Park Service, the US Bureau of Reclamation, and others to collect sediment cores from the San Juan and Colorado River deltas of Lake Powell.

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