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USGS scientist sampling tap water from a public water supply
September 7, 2016

USGS scientist sampling tap water from a public water supply

USGS scientist sampling tap water from a public water supply.

Before and after photos of Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, Iowa, showing a wastewater outfall from a wastewater treatment facility
August 30, 2016

Before and after photos of Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, Iowa

Before and after photos of Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, Iowa, showing a wastewater outfall from a wastewater treatment facility (WWTF). The top photo is the creek before the WWTFwas closed, and the bottom photo is after the WWTF was shutdown. After the shutdown flow in the creek decreased significantly. Photo credits: Laura E. Hubbard, USGS, Layout by David W. Morganwalp, 

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USGS scientist sampling tap water from a public water supply
July 27, 2016

USGS scientist sampling tap water from a tap

USGS scientist sampling tap water from a public-water supply.

Cyanobacterial blooms in 2016 on Lake Okeechobee, Florida
July 9, 2016

Cyanobacterial blooms in 2016 on Lake Okeechobee, Florida

Cyanobacterial blooms, such as the one shown that occurred in 2016 on Lake Okeechobee, Florida, can release toxins.

USGS scientist getting ready to measure discharge (flow) in the same stream as above (from New York Branch, Iowa)
June 6, 2016

USGS scientist getting ready to measure discharge (flow)

In this photo the USGS scientist is getting ready to measure discharge (flow) in the same stream as above (from New York Branch, Iowa), but after a rainfall event. 

Denis R. LeBlanc receiving his Distinguished Service Award
May 9, 2016

Denis R. LeBlanc receiving his Distinguished Service Award

Denis R. LeBlanc receiving his Distinguished Service Award on May 9, 2016, from Mike Connor, Deputy Secretary of the Interior (left) and Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior (right). 

Dr. Michael T. Meyer receiving his Distinguished Service Award
May 9, 2016

Dr. Michael T. Meyer receiving his Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Michael T. Meyer receiving his Distinguished Service Award on May 9, 2016, from Mike Connor, Deputy Secretary of the Interior (left) and Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior (right)

View of Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, Iowa
April 30, 2016

View of Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, Iowa

View of Old Mans Creek near Iowa City, Iowa upstream from a bridge used for collecting water-quality samples (USGS Site ID: 05455100). This site was part of the sampling network for the first reconnaissance study to assess

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Study area located in the Grand Canyon, Arizona
April 20, 2016

Study area located in the Grand Canyon, Arizona

A scientist walking on a trail in Grand Canyon, National Park

U.S. Geological Survey laboratories to middle school students
March 4, 2016

U.S. Geological Survey laboratories to middle school students

Dr. Denise Akob and Dr. Karl Haase give a tour of U.S. Geological Survey laboratories to middle school students. The tour was part of the White House's My Brother's Keeper Day at the Lab. Photo Source: 

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A map showing the locations of decision units surrounding the Canyon Mine, Arizona
February 25, 2016

A map showing the locations of decision units at the Canyon Mine, AZ

A map showing the locations of decision units surrounding the Canyon Mine, Arizona. The scientists used a incremental sampling methodology to collect samples from the predefined decision units. The points (squares and circles) indicate locations where surface soil subsamples were collected during June 2013. Modified from figure 2 from 

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USGS Laboratory for Infectious Disease and the Environment
February 9, 2016

USGS Laboratory for Infectious Disease and the Environment

U.S. Geological Survey scientists analyzing samples for viral pathogens at the Laboratory for Infectious Disease and the Environment. A pilot study provided baseline data on avian influenza virus (AIV) occurrence in groundwater underlying poultry farms and

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