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Wichita’s Water-Use Strategy Helps Preserve the Equus Beds Aquifer

Wichita’s water-use strategy has helped preserve the Equus Beds aquifer during the recent drought of 2011-12, according to a new report released by...

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Science and Policy Working Together to Help the Delta

Successfully resolving California’s long-standing water supply and ecosystem restoration conflicts in the Delta depends on sound policy based on the...

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New Groundwater Model Can Help Address Growing Water Demands

The U.S. Geological Survey has developed a computer model that will help water managers understand the groundwater resources in the Willamette Basin...

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Groundwater-Level Declines Continue to Cause Land Elevation Loss in Houston – Galveston Region

Historical groundwater withdrawals have caused the loss of land-surface elevation, or subsidence, in the Houston-Galveston region. Loss of surface...

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High Post-Wildfire Erosion Potential for Sandia and Manzano Mountain Basins

Basins in the Sandia and Manzano Mountains at risk for a rainfall-generated debris-flow following a wildfire are identified by a new method for...

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USGS Installs Two Flood Monitoring Stations in the City of Laredo

The U.S. Geological Survey has installed two streamgages to be used for flood monitoring in the City of Laredo, Texas.

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USGS Monitors Flooding in Lincoln - Omaha Metro Areas

Scientists and technicians from the U.S. Geological Survey are conducting flood measurements in four different locations in the Lincoln and Omaha...

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USGS Model Provides Insight into Snake Valley’s Groundwater

Proposed increases in water withdrawals in Snake Valley and surrounding areas will likely result in declining groundwater levels and a decrease in...

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Above normal precipitation in the Heart, Knife and Green River Basins of North Dakota led to record-breaking streamflows at several U.S. Geological...

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20-Year Study Shows Levels of Pesticides Still a Concern for Aquatic Life in U.S. Rivers and Streams

Levels of pesticides continue to be a concern for aquatic life in many of the Nation’s rivers and streams in agricultural and urban areas, according...

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Klamath Mountains Groundwater Quality: Constituents Detected at High Levels Are Less Prevalent than Statewide

Naturally occurring trace elements were detected at high concentrations in less than 3 percent of raw groundwater sources used for public water supply...

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USGS Measures Flooding in Arizona

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding after heavy rainfall occurred in northern portions of Maricopa County, Arizona.  

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