Towing the River Ray
Here we are, taking the river ray out for a walk. Actually, our technician, Scott Southern, is taking the river ray over to where the Meramec River is overflowing the bridge to take a discharge measurement on December 30, 2015.
In late 2015/early 2016 unusually large rainfall in the Upper Mississippi River Valley led to significant flooding in Arkansas, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. USGS crews responded to the flooding by collecting streamflow and water quality information and providing it to emergency responders.