The new Water Cycle Diagram is now available!
Featuring improved scientific accuracy, design aesthetics, and usability in educational settings
Water conditions change rapidly.
Are you ready?
Great Salt Lake Hydro Mapper released
New website tracks historically low lake levels and ecosystem effects of prolonged drought
USGS partners in 15 cities to improve urban waterways
Nearly $4 million is being invested to improve water systems and help transform degraded urban riverscapes
Willamette River Basin selected as 4th Integrated Water Science Basin
Studies in this Pacific Northwest basin will advance the science used to manage water for the diverse needs of major cities, fertile agriculture, and ecologically important species
Looking for current water conditions?
The National Water Dashboard is an interactive, mobile-friendly tool that provides real-time water, weather, and flood information all in one place
We're One USGS Water
Together with Science Centers and Regions across the Nation
Water information is fundamental to national and local economic well-being, protection of life and property, and effective management of the Nation’s water resources. The USGS works with partners to monitor, assess, conduct targeted research, and deliver information on a wide range of water resources and conditions including streamflow, groundwater, water quality, and water use and availability.