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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2 USGS scientists in inflatable boat on tidal marsh on Long Island
November 30, 2000

Water sampling in tidal marsh on Long Island

USGS scientists taking water samples in the tidal marsh on Long Island.

A compass on the peak of Hawksbill Mountain, Shenandoah National Park.
November 30, 2000

A compass on the peak of Hawksbill Mountain, Shenandoah National Park.

A compass on the peak of Hawksbill Mountain, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

benches by ocean on Long Island, NY
July 8, 2000

Long Island

Long Island

Domestic well in front of house in rural area
May 5, 2000

Domestic (private) well

More than 40 million people in the U.S. rely on domestic wells, like the one shown here, for their drinking water. Concentrations of groundwater at the wellhead typically are low, but lead can leach into the water from corrosion of household plumbing that contains lead. Because water used for domestic supply is not generally tested for lead or treated to control corrosion

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photo of 5 Long Island core samples
March 14, 2000

Long Island core samples

Long Island core samples

photo of 3 women beside Long Island road measuring groundwater with instrumentation
March 1, 2000

Groundwater Sampling on Long Island

Groundwater sampling for water quality on Long Island, New York

Streamflow-gaging station 08028500 Sabine River near Bon Wier, Texas, left bank adjacent to U.S. Highway 190 bridge.
May 30, 1999

Station 08028500 Sabine River near Bon Wier, Texas, SIR 2009–5174

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08028500 Sabine River near Bon Wier, Texas, photograph looking from left bank adjacent to U.S. Highway 190 bridge, May 30, 1999.

Image: 1997 Flooding in Grand Forks
April 24, 1997

1997 Flooding in Grand Forks

Burned-out buildings in downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Image: 1997 Flooding in Grand Forks
April 21, 1997

1997 Flooding in Grand Forks

Flooding of homes in Grand Forks, North Dakota in 1997.

Image: Flooding of the Sorlie Bridge
April 21, 1997

Flooding of the Sorlie Bridge

The Sorlie Bridge between Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, during the 1997 Red Riber of the North flood.

Image: Flooding in Grand Forks, North Dakota in 1997
April 21, 1997

Flooding in Grand Forks, North Dakota in 1997

Downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota flooded by the Red River of the North in 1997.

Image: 1997 Flooding in Grand Forks
April 21, 1997

1997 Flooding in Grand Forks

An inundated building in Grand Forks, North Dakota durring the Red River of the North Flood.