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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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)

photo of people wearing masks in the field
April 9, 2021

Shelton Produced Water Field Sampling

The Region 1, April 2021 "Honorable Mention #2" Winner (by Bonnie McDevitt)

Person working on a ship in the ocean
April 7, 2021

Mooring Recovery in Cape Cod Bay, MA

The Region 1, April 2021 "USGS at Work" Winner (by Alex Olson)

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

March 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 water-level statistics in the network during March 2021.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
river running through trees
April 2, 2021

Latimer Brook High Flow

The Region 1, April 2021 "Where We Work" Winner (by Henry Witt)

April 1, 2021

U.S. River Conditions, January to March 2021

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from January 1, 2021 to March 31, 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 around a gage indicates it is flooding.

In January, the Pacific Northwest (particularly, western Oregon

USGS scientist sampling phytoplankton with a net in San Francisco Bay.
March 23, 2021

Water Quality of San Francisco Bay Phytoplankton Net

USGS scientist sampling phytoplankton with a net in San Francisco Bay.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS hydrologist Adam Birken prepares to measure streamflow on the South Fork of the Ogden River near Hunstville, Utah.
March 16, 2021

Measuring streamflow on the Ogden River near Hunstville, Utah

USGS hydrologist Adam Birken prepares to measure streamflow on the South Fork of the Ogden River near Hunstville, Utah. This streamgage has been monitoring water levels and flow since March 21, 1921, making it one of 25 centennial gauges in Utah. 

Chart recorder similar to one installed inside a centennial streamgage
March 16, 2021

Chart recorder similar to one installed inside a centennial streamgage

This is a chart recorder similar to the one installed inside the USGS streamgage on the South Fork of the Ogden River in 1921. 

USGS hydrologist Adam Birken conducts equipment maintenance at the USGS streamgage on the South Fork of the Ogden River in Utah.
March 16, 2021

USGS hydrologist conducts equipment maintenance at streamgage

USGS hydrologist Adam Birken conducts equipment maintenance at the USGS streamgage on the South Fork of the Ogden River near Hunstville, Utah. This streamgage has been monitoring water levels and flow since March 21, 1921, making it one of 25 centennial gauges in Utah. 

USGS hydrologist cleans and inspects the water height reference staff at a USGS streamgage site in Utah.
March 16, 2021

Cleaning and inspecting water height reference staff at streamgage

USGS hydrologist Adam Birken cleans and inspects the water height reference staff at the USGS streamgage site on the South Fork of the Ogden River near Hunstville, Utah.  This streamgage has been monitoring water levels and flow since March 21, 1921, making it one of 25 centennial gauges in Utah. 

Utah Gauge Celebrates 100 Years of Monitoring Streamflow
March 16, 2021

Utah Gauge Celebrates 100 Years of Monitoring Streamflow

A U.S. Geological Survey streamgage near Hunstville, Utah is celebrating 100 years of monitoring streamflow on the south fork of the Ogden River. The streamgage has been monitoring water levels and flow since March 21, 1921, making it one of 25 centennial gauges in Utah.