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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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California Water Use Estimates for 2010 Released

About 38 billion gallons per day (42,000,000 acre-feet per year) of water were withdrawn from groundwater and surface-water sources in California in...

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Cuyama Valley Groundwater Withdrawals Are Double The Long-Term Replenishment

Groundwater is the sole source for agricultural, domestic and municipal water use in California’s Cuyama Valley, located primarily in Santa Barbara...

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USGS to Begin Drilling "Sentinel" Wells Near Kirtland Air Force Base

Beginning around August 7, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will be drilling “sentinel” wells at the first of three locations in the...

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New Jersey Storm-Tide Sensor Network Strengthened

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting New Jersey will be more accessible...

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Media Advisory: Lake Ontario Scientists, Officials Welcome New "Floating Laboratory"

The U.S. Geological Survey will celebrate the newest addition to its fleet of large research vessels in a traditional Christening and commissioning...

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District of Columbia Storm-Tide Sensor Network Strengthened

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting District of Columbia will be more...

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Maryland Storm-Tide Sensor Network Strengthened

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting Maryland will be more accessible...

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Pennsylvania Storm-Tide Sensor Network Strengthened

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting Pennsylvania will be more accessible...

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Delaware Storm-Tide Sensor Network Strengthened

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting Delaware will be more accessible...

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Streamflow Increasing in Eastern Missouri River Basin, Decreasing Elsewhere

Streamflow in the eastern portions of the Missouri River watershed has increased over the past 52 years, whereas other parts have seen downward trends...

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USGS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Water Resources Research Act

The U.S. Geological Survey joins its many partners in other federal agencies, at universities, and in state and local governments in recognizing the...

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