Mitch McAdoo is a hydrologist at the Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center.
Mitch has been an employee of the USGS since 2015. He has worked on a variety of water resources studies throughout the United States involving water quality and groundwater availability.
Current projects and interests:
Occurrence of per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in West Virginia’s public water supplies
Water quality and availability of West Virginia’s abandoned underground coal mine aquifers
Understanding surface-water-influenced groundwater systems in the Ohio River Valley alluvial aquifer of West Virginia
Aquifer characterization with borehole geophysics
Using environmental tracers to understand aquifer vulnerability
Education and Certifications
B.S. Geology, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
M.S. Geology, West Virginia University