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Photo of USGS scientist opening groundwater well housing, surrounded by snow
March 11, 2019

USGS Groundwater Monitoring in Winter

Groundwater science doesn't take a winter vacation! In this photo, USGS hdyrologic technician Jeremiah Pomerleau has snowshoed to a USGS groundwater monitoring site in Eustis, Maine. USGS scientists visit USGS groundwater observation wells year-round to measure water levels and maintain equipment. You can view or download USGS groundwater-level data from the

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March 5, 2019

USGS Streamgaging — Keeping the pulse on the Nation’s streams

What is water up to? Keeping the pulse on the Nation’s streams - USGS Streamgaging and the Groundwater and Streamflow Information Program.
 

Diagram of Channel Cross Section With Subsections
February 28, 2019

Diagram of Channel Cross Section With Subsections

Diagram of Channel Cross Section With Subsections.

The most common method used by the USGS for measuring velocity is with a current meter. However, a variety of advanced equipment can also be used to sense stage and measure streamflow. In the simplest method, a current meter turns with the flow of the river or stream. The current meter is used to measure water

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS Diagram of How Streamgage Data is Transferred To The Internet
February 28, 2019

USGS Diagram of How Streamgage Data is Transferred To The Internet

USGS Diagram of How Streamgage Data is Transferred To The Internet.

Streamflow Data on the Internet All USGS stage and streamflow information is available in near real time through the National Water Information System Web Interface (NWISWeb) for Texas (fig. 5) at: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/tx/nwis/rt). In addition

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS scientist takes a measurement from the middle of a wadable stream during winter conditions.
February 27, 2019

Taking hydrologic measurements from the Kewaunee River, Wis.

USGS hydrologist Kassidy Mapel takes hydrologic measurements from the Kewaunee River, Kewaunee, Wis., at USGS streamgage 04085200.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS gage 01428000 Tenmile River at Tusten, NY
December 31, 2018

USGS gage 01428000 Tenmile River at Tusten, NY

USGS gage 01428000 Tenmile River at Tusten, NY

Attribution: Water Resources
Groundwater Desalination Facilities
December 31, 2018

Groundwater Desalination Facilities

Groundwater Desalination Facilities. Source: Mickley & Associates, written commun., 2013. Survey of municipal desalination plants.

StreamStats application screenshot
December 31, 2018

StreamStats application screenshot

StreamStats application screenshot

Attribution: Water Resources
Artesian Well, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo, FL
December 31, 2018

Artesian Well, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo, FL

Artesian Well, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo, FL

Attribution: Water Resources
Brackish water desalination facility in Harlingen, Texas.
December 31, 2018

Brackish water desalination facility in Harlingen, Texas.

Brackish water desalination facility in Harlingen, Texas. The plant was built in 2007 and has a capacity of 2.25 million gallons per day. Source: North Cameron Regional Water Supply Corporation

PROSPER in StreamStats screenshot
December 31, 2018

PROSPER in StreamStats screenshot

PROSPER in StreamStats screenshot

Attribution: Water Resources
Public Supply Water Use in 2015
December 31, 2018

Public Supply Water Use in 2015

Public Supply Water Use in 2015