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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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Measuring flooding on the Maple River, ND
April 6, 2019

Measuring flooding on the Maple River, ND

A USGS crew measures high flow during flooding on the Maple River near Mapleton, North Dakota. The yellow instrument is an acoustic Doppler current profiler, which is used to measure streamflow as it's pulled across the water. The crew is standing on a road that had been overtaken by the river. 

Measuring high water flow on the Maple River, ND
April 6, 2019

Measuring high water flow on the Maple River, ND

This is not a lake! A USGS crew measures high flow during flooding on the Maple River near Mapleton, North Dakota. The instrument being pulled across the water is an acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP), which is used to measure streamflow. USGS sreamgaging equipment is visible in the foreground, and the streamgage station is located just beyond and to the right of the

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Taking streamflow measurements in ND
April 6, 2019

Taking streamflow measurements in ND

 

A USGS crew measures streamflow during record flooding on the Red River of the North near Georgetown, ND, on April 6, 2019. The apparatus in the middle of the image is a USGS temporary streamgage installed to monitor flooding, and the orange instrument pictured is an acoustic Doppler current profiler that measures streamflow.

Taking streamflow measurements during flooding in ND
April 6, 2019

Taking streamflow measurements during flooding in ND

A USGS crew prepares to measure streamflow during record flooding on the Maple River near Mapleton, ND, on April 6, 2019. The instrument pictured is an acoustic Doppler current profiler which measures streamflow as it's dragged across the water.

April 5, 2019

National Liaison Committee Meeting for the NWQP — Part 1

In these videos, speakers discuss upcoming changes to the USGS National Water Quality Program (NAWQA Project) and three new priority areas for the USGS Water Mission Area. Gary Rowe discusses plans for transitioning from current NAWQA Project activities to the new priority areas. Chad Wagner discusses plans for the Next Generation Water Observing System (NGWOS), which will

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April 5, 2019

National Liaison Committee Meeting for the NWQP — Part 2

In these videos, speakers discuss upcoming changes to the USGS National Water Quality Program (NAWQA Project) and three new priority areas for the USGS Water Mission Area. Gary Rowe discusses plans for transitioning from current NAWQA Project activities to the new priority areas. Chad Wagner discusses plans for the Next Generation Water Observing System (NGWOS), which will

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April 5, 2019

National Liaison Committee Meeting for the NWQP — Part 3

In these videos, speakers discuss upcoming changes to the USGS National Water Quality Program (NAWQA Project) and three new priority areas for the USGS Water Mission Area. Gary Rowe discusses plans for transitioning from current NAWQA Project activities to the new priority areas. Chad Wagner discusses plans for the Next Generation Water Observing System (NGWOS), which will

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April 5, 2019

National Liaison Committee Meeting for the NWQP — Part 4

In these videos, speakers discuss upcoming changes to the USGS National Water Quality Program (NAWQA Project) and three new priority areas for the USGS Water Mission Area. Gary Rowe discusses plans for transitioning from current NAWQA Project activities to the new priority areas. Chad Wagner discusses plans for the Next Generation Water Observing System (NGWOS), which will

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Winter water-quality sampling in the Connecticut River, CT
April 3, 2019

Winter water-quality sample collection in the Connecticut River, CT

Brittney Izbicki, USGS, at the edge of the ice in the Connecticut River, preparing to collect water-quality samples.

Collecting winter water-quality samples in the Connecticut River, CT
April 3, 2019

Collecting winter water-quality samples in the Connecticut River, CT

Colin Sweeney, USGS, collecting water-quality samples from the Connecticut River, CT

Collecting winter water-quality samples from the Connecticut River near Thompsonville, CT
April 3, 2019

Collecting winter water-quality samples from the Connecticut River nea

Theresa Armijo, USGS, collecting water-quality samples from the Connecticut River by USGS gage 01184000, Connecticut River near Thompsonville 

Using an ice bar to chip away ice and clear the path to the river
April 3, 2019

Clearing ice from the path to the river for water-quality sampling

David Sullivan, USGS, using an ice bar to chip away at the ice built up on the trail to get down to the water-quality sampling site at USGS gage Connecticut River near Thompsonville, CT