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Tools of the Water Science Trade

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A USGS South Dakota Water Science Center streamgage was dedicated by Congressional and city officials on September 3 in Rapid City. This showcase streamgage is located on Rapid Creek at Rapid City in Founders Park and provides visitors with critical information about how streamflow is measured and other water-resource issues related to floods, droughts, water supply and recreation.

Key hydrologist tools for monitoring water levels and streamflow were on display at the event.


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