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New intensive water-resource monitoring stations support stream and ecological restoration research in Reston, Virginia

Two new intensive water-resources monitoring stations and a meteorological station were recently installed to monitor the hydrology, water-quality...

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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 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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Refined Model Provides a Screening Tool to Understand Exposure to Contaminants from Incidental Wastewater Reuse

Refinement of the existing national-scale “de facto reuse incidence in our nation’s consumable supply” (DRINCS) model, complemented by field...

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USGS Scientists Document Hurricane Dorian’s Impacts

Editor’s Note: This story was revised Sept. 10, 2019 to include the later phases of USGS’ response to Hurricane Dorian.

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2019 USGS Unmanned Aircraft Systems Aquatic Airshow

A USGS Unmanned Aircraft Systems Aquatic Airshow field testing and demonstration event occurred 4/30/2019 - 5/2/2019 on the Saco River near Biddeford...

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Hurricane Florence Water Footprint Data Visualization

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after #Florence, visit the #USGS Hurricane Florence page at htt...

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USGS deploying more gauges for Florence, preparing to measure flooding

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after #Florence, visit the #USGS Hurricane Florence page at htt...

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USGS Scientists Prepare for Storms in Three Seas

Field work completed for powerful Hurricane Florence, while experts watch Isaac and Olivia

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USGS Tidal Network Monitoring Elevated Water Levels Off Hampton Roads

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Jose, visit the USGS Hurricane Jose page at htt...

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New Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center Fact Sheet

Check out this fact sheet summarizing what we do at the Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center.

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USGS Response to Hurricane Irma

Learn about the science USGS is providing to decision makers before, during, and after Hurricane Irma. Click HERE.

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