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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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USGS gage 09304800 White River Below Meeker, CO
February 12, 2020

USGS gage 09304800 White River Below Meeker, CO

This is Hydrographer Mark Spindler performing a winter time discharge measurement at USGS stream gage 09304800 White River Below Meeker, CO. Discrete water quality samples were also collected.

Attribution: Water Resources
Two USGS employees conducting an under-ice ADCP discharge measurement.
February 11, 2020

Two USGS employees conducting an under-ice ADCP discharge measurement.

Two USGS employees (Bart Dengel, and Joseph Crissup) conducting an under-ice ADCP discharge measurement near USGS stream gage station 15214000.

Attribution: Water Resources
Photo of complex equipment on mud tank, including pipes, shaker screens, and other mud-spattered equipment.
January 31, 2020

Mud tank and shakers during groundwater well drilling

Ever wondered about how groundwater observation wells are drilled? This photo provides a behind-the-scenes look as USGS drilled a groundwater well in California last month. This photo looks down over a mud tank and shakers, which are part of drilling operations. The drillers pump clean mud from the tank down the hole as they drill; this mud plays an important role in

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Attribution: Water Resources
Hydrologic Technician Sharon Mulready checks equipment on electrical power tower 2
January 30, 2020

Hydrologic Technician Sharon Mulready checks equipment on tower (2)

Hydrologic Technician Sharon Mulready checks equipment on electrical power tower and site 372750122012701 Coyote Creek near Alviso Slough. The tidal gage is located at the confluence of Coyote Creek and Alviso Slough, and is accessible only by boat. The estuary is fed by the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, and various tributaries in the Central Valley. . Formerly NOAA

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS gage 410401112134801 Great Salt Lake Farmington Bay Outflow, UT
January 15, 2020

USGS gage 410401112134801 Great Salt Lake Farmington Bay Outflow, UT

Travis Gibson services the SonTek SW prior to making a discharge measurement on a chilly morning on the Great Salt Lake at USGS gage 410401112134801 Great Salt Lake Farmington Bay Outflow, UT.

Attribution: Water Resources
Structural Pipe Fittings
December 31, 2019

Structural Pipe Fittings

Speed Rail and Kee Lite are two common manufacturers of aluminum structural pipe fittings, a popular material in which to construct index-velocity meter mounts.

Attribution: Water Resources
AVM Schematic
December 31, 2019

AVM Schematic

The AVM measures the average water velocity along the acoustic path (VP, figure 1); then computes the "line velocity," the velocity component parallel with the average downstream flow line.

Attribution: Water Resources
Moving Boat Mount 3
December 31, 2019

Moving Boat Mount 3

Old custom made Kentucky-style mount on several different boats from Kentucky and Illinois deploying both Broadband (BB) and Rio Grande ADCPs. A pole can be fixed to the mount for deploying a GPS antenna located on top of the ADCP. The Kentucky-style mount constructed of Speed Rail is recommended for Rio Grande Workhorse, RiverPro, RioPro, and Sontek M9.

Attribution: Water Resources
Sontek M9
December 31, 2019

Sontek M9

Sontek M9 bridge deployment during flooding event

Attribution: Water Resources