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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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Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
July 2, 2021

June 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  daily water-level statistics in the network for June 2021. (Note: Due to technical issues, data from some sites

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Attribution: Water Resources
Lees Ferry streamgage
July 1, 2021

Lees Ferry streamgage and cableway on the Colorado River, Arizona

Lees Ferry streamgage and cableway downstream on the Colorado River, Arizona

Attribution: Water Resources
June 30, 2021

U.S. River Conditions, April to June 2021

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from April 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. The river conditions shown range from the driest condition seen at a gage (red open circles) to the wettest (blue closed circles). A purple outer ring indicates it is flooding.

In April, drought conditions spread throughout the Western U.S., stretching from

Attribution: Water Resources
Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
June 1, 2021

May 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 a daily snapshot of water-level statistics in the network for May 2021.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
person standing using a remotely controlled acoustic doppler current profiler in a body of water
May 20, 2021

Remote control ADCP measurement

The Region 1, May 2021 "USGS at Work" Winner (by Aaron Stephens)

RappahannockRiver Cableway Sampling
May 11, 2021

Rappahannock River Cableway Sampling

The Region 1, May 2021 "Honorable Mention #1" Winner (by Chelsea Delsack)

Colorado River near Canyonlands National Park
May 2, 2021

Colorado River near Canyonlands National Park

Colorado River outside of Canyonlands National Park, La Sal Mountains in the background.

Attribution: Water Resources
Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
May 1, 2021

April 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 a daily snapshot of water-level statistics in the network for April 2021.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
person checking a trap for salamanders
April 29, 2021

Technician Checking a Trap for Salamanders

The Region 1, May 2021 "Honorable Mention #2" Winner (by Jill Fleming)

Collaged photo of a snow-covered bank near melt-water stream with mountains and charts in the background
April 27, 2021

From Snow to Flow data viz story (carousel)

This illustration is part of the From Snow to Flow data visualization story.

A majority of the water in the western U.S. comes from snowmelt, but changes in the timing, magnitude, and duration of snowmelt can alter water availability downstream. This data visualization story

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Attribution: Water Resources
Inside the tunnel of a storm drain
April 20, 2021

Laser Flow in Storm Drain at Hampton Coliseum

The Region 1, April 2021 "Honorable Mention #1" Winner (by Chelsea Delsack)