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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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Map of uranium concentration in groundwater sites in the Grand Canyon region
November 15, 2021

Uranium concentration in groundwater sites in the Grand Canyon region

Map of maximum uranium concentration at 206 spring and well sites in the Grand Canyon region.

Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
October 29, 2021

October 2021 USGS Active Groundwater Level Network Animation

The USGS Active Groundwater Level Network includes about 20,000 wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 13 months. The animation shows snapshots of water-level statistics in the network during Octobers 2021.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
October 20, 2021

How To Use Water Data for Nation's NextGen Monitoring Location Pages

0:00 Introducing the NextGen Pages
0:31 Interactive Hydrograph
1:41 Selecting Different Water Data
2:21 Data Table
2:30 Interactive Map
3:01 Network Associations
3:20 All Available Data
3:40 Metadata
3:56 Cooperators
4:10 Classic Page
4:22 Menu Bar
4:40 Feedback
4:56 Closing

This short video shows users how

Attribution: Water Resources
Kenna Grubb measuring on the Holston River
October 14, 2021

Kenna Grubb measuring on the Holston River

Photo Contest Winner | September 2021 | Honorable Mention 1
Kenna Grubb measuring on the Holston River

October 13, 2021

Public Webinar — Modernizing How You Access Water Data

We had an amazing turnout for our public webinar on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 – 450 total attendees!

In this 1-hour recorded webinar, you'll hear
Key background info about USGS #WaterData modernization
A #LiveDemo of the Next Generation Monitoring Location Pages
An insider peek at our development process
Questions from the audience that we

Attribution: Water Resources
October 13, 2021

U.S. River Conditions, July to September 2021

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from July 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021. The river conditions shown range from the driest condition seen at a gage (red open circles) to the wettest (blue closed circles). A purple outer ring around a gage indicates it is flooding.

In early July, high water levels spread throughout the Midwest

Attribution: Water Resources
Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
September 30, 2021

September 2021 USGS Active Groundwater Level Network Animation

The USGS Active Groundwater Level Network includes about 20,000 wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 13 months. The animation shows snapshots of water-level statistics in the network during September 2021.

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Attribution: Water Resources
September 20, 2021

Lees Ferry - 100 Years of Streamflow Monitoring

On October 1, 2021, the U.S. Geological Survey Colorado River streamflow gaging site (USGS 09380000) at Lees Ferry will mark its 100-year anniversary of recording continuous streamflow data. As the gage of record for the apportionment of the Colorado River between the Upper and Lower Colorado River basins, the Lees Ferry site is arguably one of the most important

September 15, 2021

Hudson River Spatial Mapping Trip

This is a video recording taken during a spatial mapping boat trip of about 50 miles on the Hudson River from New Hamburg to Yonkers, NY, passing through the Hudson Highlands, West Point, and the Tappan Zee. Water quality parameters, including temperature, pH, specific conductivity, turbidity, and algal fluorescence were mapped using an intake and flow cell at the back of

September 9, 2021

Introduction to Water Data for the Nation's Next Generation Monitoring

En Español

Water Data for the Nation (WDFN) is the new Nation Water Information System (NWIS). WDFN's Next Generation monitoring location pages are the first area of modernization of the legacy NWISWeb system. Watch this video to learn more about WDFN and the transition to the

Attribution: Water Resources
September 9, 2021

Intro to Water Data for the Nation's Next Gen Pages - Spanish Captions

English version

Water Data for the Nation (WDFN) es el nuevo Sistema Nacional de Información sobre el Agua (NWIS, por sus siglas en inglés). Las páginas de última generación de localizaciones de monitoreo del WDFN son la primera área de modernización del sistema heredado de

Attribution: Water Resources
Animation showing rain totals and streamgage water levels during Hurricane Ida
September 7, 2021

Hurricane Ida Water Footprint Data Visualization

Hurricane Ida made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in Louisiana, and brought widespread precipitation and flooding along its path and up the northeastern coast of U.S. in the following week. USGS streamgages provide critical information during storms to flood forecasters and emergency managers as they make decisions that contributes to protecting lives and property.

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Attribution: Water Resources