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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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Predicting Pesticides in Streams and Rivers: Where is Water Quality at Risk?

A new interactive mapping tool provides predicted concentrations for 108 pesticides in streams and rivers across the Nation and identifies which...
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New USGS Streamgage in San Angelo Assists Water Resource Management

A newly installed U.S. Geological Survey streamgage on the South Concho River is providing dam operators and downstream users critical information...
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USGS Installs New Streamflow Monitoring Station in Hallettsville, Texas

The U.S. Geological Survey installed a new gage to be used for streamflow monitoring in the City of Hallettsville, Texas.
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100 Photos That Can Help Prevent Sickness, Save Lives

A series of 100 photos may reduce the risk of Native Americans and Alaska Natives being exposed to or consuming water or food containing harmful...
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Media Advisory: USGS Data Lights the Way for Tilikum Crossing

Tonight, the Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, will brighten Portland’s skyline when the bridge’s aesthetic nighttime light program is...
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New Tide Gauges at Saxis and Chincoteague Marinas

The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with Accomack County, the Town of Saxis and the Town of Chincoteague has installed two new tide gauge...

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Low 2015 Snowpack and River Flows Studied to Provide Insight Into Future Droughts

U.S. Geological Survey hydrologic technicians are currently taking measurements from hundreds of streams and rivers across the western United States...

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New Flood Warning Resources Available for West Branch

The City of West Branch, Iowa, and the U.S. Geological Survey recently partnered to provide real-time streamflow and flood warning information on the...
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Seeing into Water in New Ways: Winners of the Visualizing Nutrients Challenge

The results are in. And the public clearly wins.
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Extensive Investigation of Intermittent Streams Indicates Link to Past Climate

A new USGS study published in the journal River Research and Applications presents an extensive analysis of temporary (intermittent) streams across...

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Study Explores Groundwater and Geothermal Energy in Drought-Stricken Eastern Oregon and Neighboring States

A new study now underway by the U.S. Geological Survey is exploring the groundwater resources and geothermal energy potential in drought-stricken...

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Scientists Expect Slightly Below Average Chesapeake Bay ’Dead Zone’ this Summer

Scientists are expecting that this year’s Chesapeake Bay hypoxic low-oxygen zone, also called the “dead zone,” will be approximately 1.37 cubic miles...

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