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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Blackwater River at Davis, West Virginia
April 27, 2019

USGS gaging station Blackwater River at Davis, West Virginia

Photograph of USGS Gaging station 03066000, Blackwater River at Davis, West Virginia. 

https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?03066000

Attribution: Water Resources
IWAAs project map - Continental US overview
April 23, 2019

Project area map for Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs)

Project area map for the Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs), including the Mississippi Alluvial Plain pilot and projects using Cooperative Matching Funds.

Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs) project areas
April 23, 2019

Integrated Water Availability Assessments project areas, carousel

Map of Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs) project areas scaled for a carousel image, including the Mississippi Alluvial Plan (MAP) pilot and projects utilizing Cooperative Matching Funds (CMF).

photo of USGS gage number 05051522, Red River of The North at Hickson, ND.
April 10, 2019

USGS gage 05051522, Red River of The North at Hickson, ND

USGS gage number 05051522, Red River of The North at Hickson, ND. This gage is managed by the Dakota Water Science Center.

Attribution: Water Resources
Measuring floodwater in Fargo, ND
April 7, 2019

Measuring floodwater in Fargo, ND

A USGS crew measures flooding on the Red River in downtown Fargo, North Dakota. The orange instrument is an acoustic Doppler current profiler, which is used to measure streamflow as it's pulled across the water.

Measuring high flows in Fargo, ND
April 7, 2019

Measuring high flows in Fargo, ND

 

An instrument called an acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) takes streamflow measurements during flooding. The ADCP is attached to a buoy that is dragged in the water either alongside a boat or by hand. USGS hydrologist Dan Thomas points to the ADCP sensor on the Red River of the North during flooding in downtown Fargo, ND.

Measuring flooding in downtown Fargo, ND
April 7, 2019

Measuring flooding in downtown Fargo, ND

USGS hydrologist Dan Thomas prepares to measure record flows on the Red River of the North in downtown Fargo, North Dakota. The orange instrument is an acoustic Doppler current profiler, which is used to measure streamflow as it's pulled across the water.

Measuring high flows, Maple River, ND
April 6, 2019

Measuring high flows, Maple River, ND

A USGS crew measures high flow during flooding on the Maple River near Mapleton, North Dakota. The instrument being pulled across the water is an acoustic Doppler current profiler, which is used to measure streamflow. The truck is parked on a road that had been overtaken by the river. 

Measuring flooding on the Maple River, ND
April 6, 2019

Measuring flooding on the Maple River, ND

A USGS crew measures high flow during flooding on the Maple River near Mapleton, North Dakota. The yellow instrument is an acoustic Doppler current profiler, which is used to measure streamflow as it's pulled across the water. The crew is standing on a road that had been overtaken by the river.