Water Resources

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This multimedia gallery represents a collection of high-quality images, videos, webcams, posters, presentations, and documents produced by the Water Resources Mission Area.

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USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN with High River Water Level From Flood
December 31, 2019

USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN

USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN with High River Water Level From Flood.

Attribution: Water Resources
Photo: USGS scientists install a double ring infiltrometer in a grassy field.
December 31, 2019

USGS scientists install a double ring infiltrometer

In this photo, USGS scientists Megan Haserodt (Hydrologist) and Jenelle Wempner (Student Intern) install a double ring infiltrometer along a recreated floodplain of Underwood Creek, a tributary to the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The work is part of a larger study of how overbank flows and shallow groundwater in floodplains are connected for

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Attribution: Water Resources
Ringing Rocks
December 2, 2019

Pam Reilly

Pamela Reilly, Hydrologist

The distribution of water on, in, and above the Earth
October 25, 2019

The distribution of water on, in, and above the Earth

The World's Water - Distribution of Earth's Water

The Earth is a watery place. But just how much water exists on, in, and above our planet? About 71 percent of the Earth's surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about 96.5 percent

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS employees operating drone over river in black and white
September 17, 2019

USGS employees operating drone over river in black and white

USGS employees John Fulton - collecting live discharge data,  Josip Adams - operating drone, and Sandy Brosnahan co-piloting and spotting, on a River in Maine.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS technician on a bridge with instruments and laptop
September 5, 2019

Adding a rapid deployment gauge to track Dorian's surge in Virginia

Hydrographer Keith Lambert installing a rapid deployment gage at New Mill Creek at Chesapeake, VA in advance of Hurricane Dorian. Photo: Blake Dudding, USGS September 5, 2019

person kneeling on stream bank surrounded by sampling equipment
September 5, 2019

collecting eDNA samples

A USGS Hydrologic Technician collects eDNA samples alongside a stream in the Nevada wilderness

Large-scale particle-image velocimetry
August 31, 2019

Large-scale particle-image velocimetry (LSPIV)

The USGS is advancing the use of large-scale particle-image velocimetry (LSPIV) - a method that uses innovative video analyzation techniques - to measure streamflow.

Attribution: Water Resources
Florida waterfront with storm-tide sensor attached to piling
August 30, 2019

Scientists track Hurricane Dorian effects on Low Country Coast

A storm-tide sensor deployed on Florida's Indian River Lagoon, at Indian River Drive in St. Lucie County, on Aug. 30, 2019 in preparation for Hurricane Dorian. NOTE: Though the story is about the Carolinas, the photo is from Florida. No photos of the Carolinas deployment were available at the time this story was published.

Attribution: Water Resources
Video capture West Branch Delaware River, Hale Eddy, New York
August 21, 2019

West Branch Delaware River, Hale Eddy, New video capture

Live video from USGS 01426500 West Branch Delaware River at Hale Eddy, New York. 

Attribution: Water Resources
Still frame from a USGS site webcam looking across the Delaware River near Trenton, NJ.
August 19, 2019

Webcam at USGS streamgage 01463500 Delaware River at Trenton NJ

Still frame from a webcam set up at USGS Streamgage 01463500 Delaware River at Trenton NJ. This image was taken on August 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm local time.

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Attribution: Water Resources
Collecting Field Parameters During the 2019 Well Inventory at a Farm and Ranch on the Fort Peck Reservation
July 24, 2019

Collecting Field Parameters During the 2019 Well Inventory

USGS hydrologic technician collecting field parameters during the 2019 well inventory at a farm and ranch in the north central portion of the Fort Peck reservation.