Water Resources

Multimedia

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
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

Next Generation Water Observing System Infographic
August 31, 2019

Next Generation Water Observing System Infographic

USGS's NGWOS will integrate fixed and mobile monitoring assets in the water, ground, and air, including innovative webcams and new ground- and space-based sensors. When fully implemented, the NGWOS will provide high temporal and spatial resolution data on streamflow, evapotranspiration, snowpack, soil moisture, water quality, groundwater/ surface water connections, stream

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Attribution: Water Resources
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
June 2, 2019

U.S. River Conditions From January to June 2019 Data Visualization

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from January 1, 2019 to June 1, 2019. The conditions shown range from the driest condition seen at a gage (red open circles) to the wettest (blue closed circles). There is also a purple ring added to indicate gages that are flooding. During the animation, three locations in TN broke record water

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Attribution: Water Resources
Spring 2019 Midwest flooding data visualization
June 1, 2019

Spring 2019 Midwest flooding data visualization

This DataVisualization shows the severity of flooding in the Midwest . As of June 1, 2019, 17 USGS streamgage sites in red had the highest streamflow for the entire period of record available. Both the Mississippi and the Arkansas rivers are seeing record breaking flows. USGS employees  continue to work extensively deploying equipment and making measurements of streamflow

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS Employee conducts a measurement using mechanical current meter
May 9, 2019

USGS Employee conducts a measurement using mechanical current meter

Photograph of USGS employee conducting a measurement in a stream using a mechanical current meter.

Attribution: Water Resources