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The following News elements and Media Alerts represent some of the most recent Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Water Science Center/USGS News items related to the area.

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Testing New Water Quality Observation Methods In Philadelphia

Advances in water quality monitoring technology have made it possible to measure more variables than ever before. 

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Fall 2023 - In The Flow - USGS Maryland-Delaware-Washington DC Water Science Newsletter

The fourth edition of "In The Flow," the newsletter of the Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. Water Science Center focused on water science issues...

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2023 Center Awards

It’s the time of year when we recognize the outstanding contributions that our USGS staff have made over the past year.

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In The Flow - USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Newsletter - Summer 2023

The third edition of "In The Flow," the newsletter of the Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. Water Science Center focused on water science issues...

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In The Flow - USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Newsletter - Spring 2023

The second edition of "In The Flow," the newsletter of the Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. Water Science Center focused on water science issues...

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In The Flow - USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Newsletter - Winter 2022

The first edition of "In The Flow," the newsletter of the Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. Water Science Center focused on water science issues in...

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USGS post-Ian science continues

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ian, visit

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Response and recovery, preparation and prediction

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ian, visit

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USGS Crews Work Fast to Capture Critical Flooding Measurements in the Mid-Atlantic

To learn more about USGS’s role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Ida, visit https://www.usgs.gov/Ida 

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Newly Installed Super Gauge Helps USGS Monitor Water Quality, Bacteria Levels in Lower Anacostia River

Washington - A newly installed U.S. Geological Survey “super gauge” will provide people in the Washington area near real time information on bacteria...

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USGS Studies Low-Flow Changes in the Delaware River Basin

USGS scientists published a new study of low flow in streams in the Delaware River Basin. In general, the low flows measured during 1980-2018...

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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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