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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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A USGS streamgage near Hunstville, Utah is celebrating 100 years of monitoring streamflow on the Ogden River
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. 

The Research Vessel Peterson Underway in San Francisco Bay.
March 15, 2021

R/V Peterson Underway in San Francisco Bay

The Research Vessel Peterson Underway in San Francisco Bay.

Attribution: Water Resources
March 15, 2021

Colorado River: Spring Disturbance Flow

For five days in March of 2021, the Glen Canyon Dam released a historically low flow of 4,000 cubic feet per second into the Colorado River. The USGS took this opportunity to collect data in an attempt to verify the measurements being reported by the Lee’s Ferry gaging station, which showed a discrepancy between the amount of water being released at the dam and the water

Lees Ferry streamgage on the Colorado River, Arizona
March 15, 2021

Lees Ferry streamgage on the Colorado River, Arizona

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

Attribution: Water Resources
March 15, 2021

B-Roll of Lees Ferry

A collection of video for use in products related to the USGS's streamgage at Lees Ferry. The USGS installed the Lees Ferry gauge 100 years ago, and the data collected since have become critical to monitoring water availability in the West.

Shot List:

  • 0:00 Title slide
  • 0:25 Lees Ferry streamgage wide shot and pan
  • 0:33 Lees Ferry
USGS scientist in winter clothing is inserting tool into groundwater well in the middle of a snowy field. A utility terrain vehi
March 5, 2021

Groundwater Science in the Snow

No matter the season, groundwater science continues! In this March photo, Hydrologic Technician Jeremiah Pomerleau is making groundwater measurements and inspecting the USGS groundwater site monitoring equipment. Due to snowy terrain, Pomerleau used a utility terrain vehicle (UTV) to access the well, requiring a trek of about 15 miles from the main road. Data from this

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Attribution: Water Resources
Person looking a streamgage surrounded by snow
March 5, 2021

Winter Groundwater Comparisons at Middle Dam, ME

The Region 1, April 2021 "People" Winner (by Jeremiah Pomerleau)

February 25, 2021

USGS Scientists Collect Water Quality Samples in the San Francisco Bay

USGS scientists collect water quality samples in the San Francisco Bay. The samples have been collected at the same locations for >50 years and are part of one of the longest running datasets of its kind in the United States. Sampling extends from the South San Francisco Bay, south of the Dumbarton bridge, and ends in the Delta waterways in Rio Vista. Cruise days can

February 21, 2021

What Does a USGS Hydrologic Technician Do to Inspect Streamgages?

What do USGS Hydrologic Technicians do on the job? This video features two Hydrologic Technicians from the South Atlantic Water Science Center sharing how they inspect streamgages, which is an integral part of a Hydrologic Technician's work. This video was sponsored by the USGS Hydrologic Data Advisory Committee.
 

Modern equipment currently in use at the South Fork of the Ogden River streamgage
February 19, 2021

Modern equipment currently in use at a streamgage on the Ogden River

Modern equipment currently in use at the South Fork of the Ogden River streamgage, to include; an electronic data logger, pressure transducer and GOES radio. This streamgage has been monitoring water levels and flow since March 21, 1921, making it one of 25 centennial gauges in Utah. The equipment used to collect data has changed significantly over the past 100 years.

Description of the South Fork of the Ogden River streamgage included in USGS Water-Supply Paper
February 18, 2021

Description of the South Fork of the Ogden River streamgage

Description of the South Fork of the Ogden River streamgage included in USGS Water-Supply Paper 530 "Surface Water Supply of the United States, 1921, Part X.

100-Year Flood graphic
February 4, 2021

100-Year Flood - It's All About Chance

100-Year Flood - It's All About Chance poster image

Attribution: Water Resources