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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Image: Work Continues. . . .

Work Continues. . . .

Work Continues even when Silvies River is about to flood over the bridge.

Our datalogger is attached to the bridge and much to our surprise, a dump truck drives across the bridge as we were contemplating the safety of crossing on foot.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
October 17, 2019

Illinois Water Use Data and Research (WUDR) Workplan

Illinois Water Use Data and Research (WUDR) Workplan developed to evaluate their current water-use data in relation to USGS baseline standards for each category of water user and develop a workplan to improve it.

USGS
March 5, 2020

International Hydrological Programme - U.S. Support for IHP Phase 8

International Hydrological Programme - U.S. Support for IHP Phase 8 (September 2013)

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 19, 2018

Stream-Network Navigation in the U.S. Geological Survey StreamStats

The primary functionality of StreamStats allows users to obtain drainage-basin boundaries, basin characteristics, and streamflow statistics for gaged and ungaged sites. Recently, tools that allow stream-network navigation were added to StreamStats.

The USGS is committed to and is making every possible effort to ensure that all electronic and information

Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Breach Through Barrier Island at Pine Beach

Breach Through Barrier Island at Pine Beach

The island was severed by a breach that may have developed as the back bay drained excess water following the peak of the storm surge, although the breach could have been initiated by waves and surge from the Gulf side. More analyses are required to determine the forcing processes.

Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Pliocene Lignite Bed

Pliocene Lignite Bed

Seam or bed of Pliocene lignite from a mine in the Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) area of Romania. Rainwater falling onto the surface penetrates into the ground, becoming ground water, and leaches toxic organic substances from this coal. The ground water continues to BEN villages in the valleys below carrying toxic organic substances, feeding shallow wells and springs

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Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Cannonball River

Cannonball River

Cannonball River at Breien, ND looking west.

Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Measuring Flow in a Flooded Forest

Measuring Flow in a Flooded Forest

Employee uses a Flowtracker to measure cross-sectional profile of a rivulet draining a mangrove forest.

Image: Early USGS streamgage on the San Saba river in Texas

Early USGS streamgage on the San Saba river in Texas

An early streamgage is used to measure water levels on San Saba River. USGS crews would visit this equipment to collect water level readings.

Image: Stream

Stream

Stream in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on Watersheds, Black and White
November 6, 2018

Watersheds Water Education Poster, Black and White

Watersheds Water Education Poster, Black and White

Attribution: Water Resources