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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist Dr. Michael T. Meyer
January 13, 2016

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist Dr. Michael T. Meyer

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist Dr. Michael T. Meyer

A scientist working in a laboratory
December 31, 2015

A Scientist Working in a Laboratory Measuring Pharmaceuticals in Water

A PhD fellow from the University of York measuring pharmaceutical concentrations in samples collected from the Rivers Foss and Ouse, United Kingdom, during her work at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Water Quality Laboratory. A new study evaluated

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New Croton Dam is part of New York City's water supply system
December 31, 2015

New Croton Dam is part of New York City's water supply system

The New Croton Dam is part of New York City's water supply system, Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York.

Idealized diagram of a public water supply's water distribution system
December 31, 2015

Idealized diagram of a public water supply's water distribution system

Idealized diagram of a public water supply's water distribution system.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists processing leachate samples
December 31, 2015

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Scientists Processing Leachate Samples

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists processing leachate samples collected for a national-scale study on the occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) in landfill leachate disposed offsite. 

Field exposure setup at a wastewater treatment plant
November 12, 2015

Field exposure setup at a wastewater treatment plant

A view of the field exposure setup where the scientists exposed both larval and adult fathead minnows to treated effluent from a wastewater treatment plant.

Vial containing an egg sample that will undergo chemical extraction
October 28, 2015

Vial containing an egg sample that will undergo chemical extraction

Organic Chemistry Research Laboratory — Sacramento, California. Vial containing an egg sample

Satellite Image Showing Estimated Cyanobacteria Concentrations
October 26, 2015

Satellite Data Derived Cyanobacteria Concentrations

Two aerial images that demonstrate satellite-derived cyanobacteria concentrations in surface waters from an area in Florida. The top image is true-color photograph, and the bottom image is from the Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS)

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USGS scientists retrieve sampler from a boat
September 2, 2015

USGS Scientists Retrieve a Caged Mussel Sampler from a Boat

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists retrieve and process an ecological processing monitoring station. Each station includes a caged native mussel (shown attached to the buoy rope) and a sampler for measuring invertebrate consumers (not shown). Scientists have

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Scientist deploying a silicone passive sampler
August 14, 2015

Scientist deploying a silicone passive sampler in Cerro Gordo County

Scientist deploying a silicone passive sampler near a corn field in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. The science team used the passive samplers to quantify pesticide exposure in wetland, grassland, and agricultural habitats.

USGS scientist collecting groundwater samples
July 7, 2015

Sampling Groundwater for poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist collecting groundwater samples for analysis of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from a multiport monitoring well downgradient from a former fire-training area on western Cape Cod, Massachusetts.