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Installing Water-Level Monitoring Gage

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Installing a water-level monitoring gage, Coosawattee River, Georgia. Two USGS workers installing a "stilling well"s, which is a major component of most systems used to monitor stream stage (gage height). The pipe is placed vertically into the stream and the level of the water in the pipe is continuously monitored and transmitted to USGS water-science offices.


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