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Clinton County Moved to, and York County Remains at Drought Warning

USGS groundwater and surface water monitoring data contributed to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PaDEP) December 1, 2023...

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How "Groundwater Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water" has been identified in Pennsylvania

USGS, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, compiled and evaluated data used to identify groundwater sources...

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USGS Releases Products Documenting Effects of Hurricane Ida

The USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center released three new products documenting the catastrophic flooding which resulted from Hurricane Ida on...

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PFAS chemicals detected in many rivers and streams across Pennsylvania

Water samples from 161 Pennsylvania rivers and streams were tested for 33 different per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and 76% of the studied streams...

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USGS and Partners Examine Causes of Increasing Salinity in Southeastern Pennsylvania Streams

Villanova University's Department of Geography and the Environment, in partnership with USGS and Aqua Pennsylvania*, examined the effects of land...

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50th Anniversary of Hurricane Agnes

“Beginning on June 18, 1972, the remains of Hurricane Agnes produced floods in the Eastern United States from Virginia to New York that killed 128 peo...

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USGS Releases the Pennsylvania Groundwater Quality Monitoring Network Data Exploration Tool

New “Pennsylvania Groundwater Quality Monitoring Network Data Exploration Tool” displays monitoring results on an interactive map.

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USGS at the Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium

Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, along with numerous other sponsors, hosted the annual Pennsylvania...

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