U.S. River Conditions
New data visualization shows low- and high-flow events across the U.S. during the first months of 2023
Trinity-San Jacinto River Basin selected as 5th Integrated Water Science Basin
Studies in this Texas basin will focus on the impacts of climate change and sea level variability in urban environments
The new Water Cycle Diagram is now available!
Featuring improved scientific accuracy, design aesthetics, and usability in educational settings
Looking for current water conditions?
The National Water Dashboard is an interactive, mobile-friendly tool that provides real-time water, weather, and flood information all in one place
Water Resources Mission Area
Water information is fundamental to national and local economic well-being, protection of life and property, and effective management of the Nation’s water resources. The USGS works with partners to monitor, assess, conduct targeted research, and deliver information on a wide range of water resources and conditions including streamflow, groundwater, water quality, and water use and availability.
USGS Water Data for the Nation
Surface-water, groundwater, water-quality, and water-use data collected at approximately 1.9 million sites across all 50 states.
Message from the Associate Director for Water
Learn more about the WMA from Dr. Don Cline, the Associate Director for Water Resources.
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