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Browse the list below for news, announcements, events, project updates, and other information related to the Water Resources Mission Area.

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This hurricane season, scientists bring wave action into the picture

New USGS models help predict storm effects on beaches

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Well-fed Plants Could Help Temper Future Drought

Looking ahead at the water cycle.

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Rainfall Following Drought Linked to Historic Nitrate Levels in Some Midwest Streams in 2013

Highest concentrations found in Iowa, Minnesota and Illinois. 

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USGS Online Mapper Provides a Decadal Look at Groundwater Quality

A first of its kind, national assessment of an unseen, valuable resource used by millions of people.

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Temporary Streamgages Installed to Assist Texas Flood Response

Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

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USGS Crews Measure Flooding in Central and Southeast Texas

Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista.

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Pharmaceuticals Commonly Detected in Small Streams in the Southeastern United States

At least one pharmaceutical chemical was detected in all 59 streams sampled

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Public Advisory: USGS and UNR to Present Results of the Snake Valley Water-Resource Study in June

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Are you interested in learning more about the groundwater and surface water systems of Snake Valley in eastern Nevada? Please join...

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USGS Studies the Impact of Insecticides on Northwestern Clackamas County Streams

A new study found high concentrations of commonly used insecticides in streams running through the highly urbanized portion of Clackamas County.

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Media Advisory: Scientists and Officials Celebrate 40 Years of Groundbreaking Science in Lakewood

Forty years ago, water samples from around the country started flowing into the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Water Quality Laboratory in Colorado...

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New study reveals state of Juniata River watershed headwaters

A new study from the USGS assesses water quality data for the Juniata River Basin in Western Blair County, Pennsylvania.

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More than Half of Streamflow in the Upper Colorado River Basin Originates as Groundwater

Groundwater and Surface Water Considered a Joint Resource

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