Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center

Science

We monitor, research, and analyze the nature of streams, rivers, lakes, springs, groundwater, and landscapesĀ in Virginia and West Virginia. Explore these science themes and featured science topicsĀ to learn more.

Featured Science: Hydrological Drought Probabilities in the U.S.

Featured Science: Hydrological Drought Probabilities in the U.S.

Hydrological drought probabilities for rivers and streams in the United States are estimated using maximum likelihood logistic regression.

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Featured Data: Real-Time Precipitation Maps

Featured Data: Real-Time Precipitation Maps

Virginia and West Virginia interactive precipitation maps show current and cumulative rainfall totals. Real-time precipitation radar image overlays from the National Weather Service are also provided.

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