USGS Groundwater Monitoring in Winter

Photo of USGS scientist opening groundwater well housing, surrounded by snow

Detailed Description

Groundwater science doesn't take a winter vacation! In this photo, USGS hdyrologic technician Jeremiah Pomerleau has snowshoed to a USGS groundwater monitoring site in Eustis, Maine. USGS scientists visit USGS groundwater observation wells year-round to measure water levels and maintain equipment. You can view or download USGS groundwater-level data from the USGS National Water Information System (NWIS) web site. The Eustis, Maine, monitoring well is managed by the USGS New England Water Science Center.


Credit: USGS/Jeff Kinsey.


Image Dimensions: 2268 x 4032

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Location Taken: Eustis, ME, US