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A streamgage in a field with a fence inthe background.
Streamgage at the Elizabeth Mine Site in Stratford, Vermont
Streamgage at the Elizabeth Mine Site in Stratford, Vermont
Streamgage at the Elizabeth Mine Site in Stratford, Vermont

Elizabeth Mine was added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Program’s National Priority List in 2001. Since then, EPA and USGS have cooperated to investigate the nature and extent of contamination from weathering of waste rock rich in metals and sulfides.

Elizabeth Mine was added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Program’s National Priority List in 2001. Since then, EPA and USGS have cooperated to investigate the nature and extent of contamination from weathering of waste rock rich in metals and sulfides.

Abandoned mine tunnels in bedrock with trees on the left-hand side.
Elizabeth Mine, an Abandoned Copper Mine in Vermont
Elizabeth Mine, an Abandoned Copper Mine in Vermont
Elizabeth Mine, an Abandoned Copper Mine in Vermont

Elizabeth Mine was a copper mine in Strafford, Vermont, that was abandoned in 1957. It was added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Program’s National Priority List in 2001. Since then, EPA and USGS have cooperated to investigate the nature and extent of contamination from weathering of waste rock rich in metals and sulfides. 

Elizabeth Mine was a copper mine in Strafford, Vermont, that was abandoned in 1957. It was added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Program’s National Priority List in 2001. Since then, EPA and USGS have cooperated to investigate the nature and extent of contamination from weathering of waste rock rich in metals and sulfides. 

Two men in neon shirts standing next to a streamgage and precipitation gage.
Hydrologic Technicians at a Streamgage at Elizabeth Mine in Vermont
Hydrologic Technicians at a Streamgage at Elizabeth Mine in Vermont
Hydrologic Technicians at a Streamgage at Elizabeth Mine in Vermont

Hydrologic technicians Joel Kneisley and Alexander Kind installed a streamgage and precipitation gage at Elizabeth Mine in Stratford, Vermont. This copper mine was abandoned in 1957 and added to the EPA Superfund Program’s National Priority List in 2001.

Hydrologic technicians Joel Kneisley and Alexander Kind installed a streamgage and precipitation gage at Elizabeth Mine in Stratford, Vermont. This copper mine was abandoned in 1957 and added to the EPA Superfund Program’s National Priority List in 2001.

A streamgage in the woods.
East Branch Penobscot River Streamgage in Maine
East Branch Penobscot River Streamgage in Maine
East Branch Penobscot River Streamgage in Maine

The streamgage at East Branch Penobscot River below Grand Lake Matagamon in Patton, Maine, is operated in cooperation with the Penobscot Nation. This river is part of the eastern border for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

The streamgage at East Branch Penobscot River below Grand Lake Matagamon in Patton, Maine, is operated in cooperation with the Penobscot Nation. This river is part of the eastern border for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

A streamgage in the woods.
East Branch Penobscot River Streamgage in Maine
East Branch Penobscot River Streamgage in Maine
East Branch Penobscot River Streamgage in Maine

The streamgage at East Branch Penobscot River below Grand Lake Matagamon in Patton, Maine, is operated in cooperation with the Penobscot Nation. This river is part of the eastern border for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

The streamgage at East Branch Penobscot River below Grand Lake Matagamon in Patton, Maine, is operated in cooperation with the Penobscot Nation. This river is part of the eastern border for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

A view of a river with mountains on the left-hand side.
An upstream view of East Branch Penobscot River in Patten, Maine
An upstream view of East Branch Penobscot River in Patten, Maine

Videos

Text reads: USGS New England Water Science Center. Image of a house on an outcrop of rocks overlooking water. USGS New England Water Science Center
USGS New England Water Science Center
USGS New England Water Science Center

This video is an overview of the USGS New England Water Science Center's research and monitoring efforts to support the water issue needs of New England and the Nation.

This video is an overview of the USGS New England Water Science Center's research and monitoring efforts to support the water issue needs of New England and the Nation.

Image of a group of technicians next to a river. Text: The USGS Northeast Region: Delivering Science for Better Decisions. The USGS Northeast Region: Delivering Science for Better Decisions
The USGS Northeast Region: Delivering Science for Better Decisions
A river flooding with a city in the background. Kennebec River
Kennebec River
Kennebec River

B-roll video of flooding in Augusta, Maine from monitoring location camera on the Kennebec River.

B-roll video of flooding in Augusta, Maine from monitoring location camera on the Kennebec River.

Hot Stream, Cold Stream. Measuring the impact of groundwater on stream temperature. Hot Stream, Cold Stream – Measuring the impact of Groundwater on Stream Temperature
Hot Stream, Cold Stream – Measuring the impact of Groundwater on Stream Temperature
Hot Stream, Cold Stream – Measuring the impact of Groundwater on Stream Temperature

Groundwater that drains to surface water through seeps and springs is generally referred to as “discharge.” Groundwater discharge is a primary component of stream base flow, or streamflow that occurs between storms, periods of snowmelt runoff, and periods of quick soil drainage. 

Groundwater that drains to surface water through seeps and springs is generally referred to as “discharge.” Groundwater discharge is a primary component of stream base flow, or streamflow that occurs between storms, periods of snowmelt runoff, and periods of quick soil drainage. 

Hot Stream Cold Stream. Measuring the impact of groundwater on stream temperature. Audio Description Hot Stream, Cold Stream – Measuring the impact of Groundwater on Stream Temperature (AD)
Hot Stream, Cold Stream – Measuring the impact of Groundwater on Stream Temperature (AD)
Hot Stream, Cold Stream – Measuring the impact of Groundwater on Stream Temperature (AD)

Groundwater that drains to surface water through seeps and springs is generally referred to as “discharge.” Groundwater discharge is a primary component of stream base flow, or streamflow that occurs between storms, periods of snowmelt runoff, and periods of quick soil drainage. 

Groundwater that drains to surface water through seeps and springs is generally referred to as “discharge.” Groundwater discharge is a primary component of stream base flow, or streamflow that occurs between storms, periods of snowmelt runoff, and periods of quick soil drainage. 

A woman wearing an orange life jacket takes a stream discharge measurement in front of a culvert. East Branch Dead Creek Overflows Banks
East Branch Dead Creek Overflows Banks
East Branch Dead Creek Overflows Banks

The East Branch Dead Creek overflowed its banks after an intense 2-day storm caused flooding in Vermont in July 2023.

The East Branch Dead Creek overflowed its banks after an intense 2-day storm caused flooding in Vermont in July 2023.

Webcams

QUONOPAUG BK AT RT 116 NR NORTH SCITUATE
Quonopaug Brook at Rt 116 near North Scituate, Rhode Island
Quonopaug Brook at Rt 116 near North Scituate, Rhode Island
Quonopaug Brook at Rt 116 near North Scituate, Rhode Island

Quonopaug Brook at Rt 116 near North Scituate, Rhode Island. Monitoring location 01115183 is a tributary to the Scituate Reservoir in Providence County, Rhode Island. Current conditions of discharge and gage height are available.

Quonopaug Brook at Rt 116 near North Scituate, Rhode Island. Monitoring location 01115183 is a tributary to the Scituate Reservoir in Providence County, Rhode Island. Current conditions of discharge and gage height are available.

MA HWY I95S HMA STATION 00567 NEEDHAM, Massachusetts
MA-HWY-I95S-HMA-Station 00567 Needham, Massachusetts
MA-HWY-I95S-HMA-Station 00567 Needham, Massachusetts
MA-HWY-I95S-HMA-Station 00567 Needham, Massachusetts

MA-HWY-I95S-HMA-STATION 00567 Needham, MA. The highway monitoring station 421650071120401 is located along Interstate 95 in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

MA-HWY-I95S-HMA-STATION 00567 Needham, MA. The highway monitoring station 421650071120401 is located along Interstate 95 in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

MA HWY I95S OGFC STATION 00568 NEEDHAM, Massachusetts
MA HWY I95S OGFC Station 00568 Needham, Massachusetts
MA HWY I95S OGFC Station 00568 Needham, Massachusetts
MA HWY I95S OGFC Station 00568 Needham, Massachusetts

MA-HWY-I95S-OGFC-STATION 00568 Needham, MA. The highway monitoring station 421652071120601 is located along Interstate 95 in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

MA-HWY-I95S-OGFC-STATION 00568 Needham, MA. The highway monitoring station 421652071120601 is located along Interstate 95 in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

West Brook near Whately, Massachusetts
West Brook near Whately, Massachusetts (01171100)
West Brook near Whately, Massachusetts (01171100)
West Brook near Whately, Massachusetts (01171100)

West Brook near Whately, Massachusetts. Monitoring location 01171100 is associated with a stream in Franklin County, Massachusetts. Current conditions of discharge and gage height are available. Water data back to 2019 are available online.

West Brook near Whately, Massachusetts. Monitoring location 01171100 is associated with a stream in Franklin County, Massachusetts. Current conditions of discharge and gage height are available. Water data back to 2019 are available online.

West Branch Farmington River near New Boston, Massachusetts
West Branch Farmington River near New Boston, Massachusetts (01185500)
West Branch Farmington River near New Boston, Massachusetts (01185500)
West Branch Farmington River near New Boston, Massachusetts (01185500)

West Branch Farmington River near New Boston, Massachusetts. Monitoring location 01185500 is associated with a stream in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Current conditions of discharge and gage height are available.

West Branch Farmington River near New Boston, Massachusetts. Monitoring location 01185500 is associated with a stream in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Current conditions of discharge and gage height are available.

Connecticut River near Northfield, Massachusetts
Connecticut River near Northfield, Massachusetts (01161280)
Connecticut River near Northfield, Massachusetts (01161280)
Connecticut River near Northfield, Massachusetts (01161280)

Connecticut River near Northfield, Massachusetts. Monitoring location 01161280 is associated with a stream in Franklin County, Massachusetts. Current conditions of gage height, mean water velocity for discharge computation, and nitrate plus nitrite are available.

Connecticut River near Northfield, Massachusetts. Monitoring location 01161280 is associated with a stream in Franklin County, Massachusetts. Current conditions of gage height, mean water velocity for discharge computation, and nitrate plus nitrite are available.