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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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Hydrologic Technician Matt Bach measures discharge in Ashwaubenon Creek near Little Rapids, WI
December 31, 2020

Hydrologic Technician measures discharge in Ashwaubenon Creek, WI

Hydrologic Technician Matt Bach measures discharge in Ashwaubenon Creek near Little Rapids, WI (NWIS site: 04085068) on May 21, 2020, as part of a cooperative project with NEWWater (Green Bay Metropolitan Sewage District) utilizing an adaptive management approach to meet phosphorus

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Attribution: Water Resources
December 31, 2020

USGS End of Year Accomplishments 2020

A 2020 year in review of the many accomplishments of the US Geological Survey. A year that began with seismic activity in Southwest Puerto Rico, to the first-ever public testing of USGS ShakeAlerts, USGS scientists and technicians helped to track storm data during the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season. Mapping in high resolution the Nation's rivers and streams, to precise

Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
December 31, 2020

December 2020 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 December 2020.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
Map of U.S. with colored dots indicating concentrations of strontium in groundwater
December 21, 2020

Strontium measured in wells tapping U.S. principal aquifers

Concentrations of strontium in samples of groundwater from drinking-water wells and shallow monitoring wells. Concentrations in drinking-water wells that exceeded the health-based screening level of 4,000 micrograms per liter largely occurred in carbonate-rock aquifers, particularly in southern Florida and central Texas, and in areas where upwelling brines mix with potable

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December 15, 2020

What Does a USGS Hydrologic Technician Do

What do USGS Hydrologic Technicians do on the job? This video features five different Hydrologic Technicians from Washington Water Science Center and Nevada Water Science Center sharing some of their work. This video was sponsored by the USGS Hydrologic Data Advisory Committee.
 

Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
November 30, 2020

November 2020 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 November 2020.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
October 31, 2020

October 2020 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 October 2020. Please note: starting around October 22nd

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Attribution: Water Resources
October 1, 2020

U.S. River Conditions, July to September 2020

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. The conditions shown range from the driest condition seen at a gage (red open circles) to the wettest (blue closed circles). There is also a purple ring added to indicate gages that are flooding. At the beginning of July, the Southwest US experienced severe

October 1, 2020

U.S. River Conditions, Water Year 2020

This animation shows the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. The conditions shown range from the driest condition seen at a gage (red open circles) to the wettest (blue closed circles). There is also a purple ring added to indicate gages that are flooding.

Most of the East Coast was experiencing dry conditions in

USGS scientist uses a weighted basket sampler to collect a Time of Travel red-dye sample
September 30, 2020

Collecting a red-dye sample in Olathe, Kansas

USGS scientist uses a weighted basket sampler to collect a Time of Travel red-dye sample at WaterOne in Olathe, Kansas. 

USGS scientist Chantelle Davis prepares to collect a red-dye sample
September 30, 2020

USGS scientist prepares to collect a red-dye sample in Olathe, Kansas

USGS scientist Chantelle Davis prepares to collect a red-dye sample, at sunrise, for the Time of Travel study in Olathe, Kansas.