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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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Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
September 1, 2021

August 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 August 2021.

 

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Liz Nystrom captaining a boat on the Hudson River
August 31, 2021

Liz Nystrom captaining a boat on the Hudson River

Photo Contest Winner | September 2021 | Honorable Mention 2
Liz Nystrom captaining a boat on the Hudson River

Animation showing rain totals and water levels in the northeast US during Hurricane Henri.
August 25, 2021

Hurricane Henri Water Footprint Data Visualization

An animated map of tropical storm Henri that made landfall in Rhode Island on Sunday, August 22, 2021. The map shows the east coast of the United States from Maryland to Maine, with the storm path traveling from the Atlantic Ocean north to make land in Rhode Island. As the storm proceeds, precipitation accumulates over New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania,

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USGS Research Hyrologist Neil Terry preparing for resistivity surveys in Northern Minnesota
August 17, 2021

Neil Terry preparing for resistivity surveys in Northern Minnesota

Photo Contest Winner | September 2021 | USGS at Work
USGS Research Hyrologist Neil Terry preparing for resistivity surveys in Northern Minnesota
 

Photo of Pack Creek at Pack Creek Road Bridge river gage looking downstream Pack Creek in Utah
August 17, 2021

Pack Creek at Pack Creek Road Bridge river gage

Photo looking downstream from the Pack Creek Road Bridge shows the rain gage on top with a USGS sticker. Below is a solar panel for power. The other white round object contains the data logger and satellite antenna. The station is wired to a

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Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
July 30, 2021

July 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 July 2021.

 

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Chany Huddleston and Ross Clyma prepare QBoat at Schoharie Creek
July 28, 2021

Chany Huddleston and Ross Clyma prepare QBoat at Schoharie Creek

Photo Contest Winner | September 2021 | Where We Work
Chany Huddleston and Ross Clyma prepare QBoat at Schoharie Creek

USGS hydrologic technician Travis Gibson confirms Great Salt Lake water levels at the SaltAire gauge.
July 22, 2021

Great Salt Lake Reaches New Historic Low

USGS hydrologic technician Travis Gibson confirms Great Salt Lake water levels at the SaltAire gauge.

A sailboat is removed from the Great Salt Lake Marina due to low lake levels.
July 22, 2021

Great Salt Lake Reaches New Historic Low

A sailboat is removed from the Great Salt Lake Marina due to low lake levels.