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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PVC Pipe Bottom Mount
December 31, 2019

PVC Pipe Bottom Mount

6" PVC pipe is weighted to allow an ADVM/ADCP to be deployed in a vertical or "uplooker" configuration.

Attribution: Water Resources
two speed sailing winch
December 31, 2019

two speed sailing winch

2-speed sailing winch used by the Illinois Field Office to make low-flow measurements on a tagline. 

Attribution: Water Resources
Sontek M9
December 31, 2019

Sontek M9

Sontek M9 bridge deployment during flooding event

Attribution: Water Resources
Structural Pipe Fittings
December 31, 2019

Structural Pipe Fittings

Speed Rail and Kee Lite are two common manufacturers of aluminum structural pipe fittings, a popular material in which to construct index-velocity meter mounts.

Attribution: Water Resources
Schematic Diagram of Midsection Measurement
December 31, 2019

Schematic Diagram of Midsection Measurement

Diagram depicting stationing in midsection measurement where velocity measurements are acquired. Each station width is multiplied by the station depth and measured velocity to compute the discharge in each section. Section discharges are tabulated to compute a total discharge for the cross section.

Attribution: Water Resources
Tethered ADCP
December 31, 2019

Tethered ADCP

Tethered Boat Mount

Examples of tethered acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) boats used for making discharge measurements.

(Left photograph by Jeff Woodward, Environment Canada and right photograph by Geoffrey D. Cartano, U.S. Geological Survey.)

Attribution: Water Resources
Oceanscience River boat
December 31, 2019

Oceanscience River boat

Planview photograph of the OceanScience Riverboat.

Attribution: Water Resources
Florida SpeedRail ADV Mounts
December 31, 2019

Florida SpeedRail ADV Mounts

A SonTek Argonaut mounting plate is fastened to 2" conduit using a structural pipe wall flange.

Attribution: Water Resources
Kentucky mount constructed from Speed Rail
December 31, 2019

Kentucky mount constructed from Speed Rail

Kentucky mount constructed from Speed Rail. This mount can be used to deploy Rio Grande, RiverPro, RioPro, and RiverSurveyor ADCPs.

Attribution: Water Resources
Tethered Boat Deployment
December 31, 2019

Tethered Boat Deployment

Photograph of tethered boat deployed downstream from a bridge.

Attribution: Water Resources
Oceanscience River Boat 2
December 31, 2019

Oceanscience River Boat 2

Planview photograph of the OceanScience Riverboat.

 

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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