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Media Alert: Public Invitation: Remembering the 1972 Flood, Planning for the Future of Water Resources

Media and the public are invited to a free meeting about critical South Dakota-area water issues on Thursday, April 27, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Joint Study of Harney Basin will Guide Future Groundwater Planning and Management

The Oregon Department of Water Resources and USGS have published a new groundwater-flow study for the southwestern Oregon’s Harney Basin aquifer...

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Twenty-four Years of Data Show Desert Soils Struggle for Survival

Increasing summertime temperatures in the deserts of the southwest United States may be making it harder for lichens, an important member of the soil...

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Media Alert: USGS Dye Tracing Study on the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous locations...

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New USGS Maps Show Flood Levels on Lake Ontario’s US Shoreline by Lake Level

Information Expected to Inform Future Flood Preparation, Planning and Response

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Media Alert: Low-Level Flights to Image 3D Geology in Western Arkansas

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level...

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New Research Verifies Invasive Tegu Lizards Adaptable to Various Climates

Invasive tegu lizards from South America are currently established in four locations in Florida and negatively impact native, ground-nesting animals...

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Media Alert: USGS Dye-Tracing Study of the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous locations...

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Secretary Haaland, Colorado Leaders Announce Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding to Build New USGS Research Building

This release was originally shared by the Department of the Interior. 

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Media Alert: Low-flying Helicopter Will Survey Southern Wisconsin for Geologic, Water Studies

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with FAA regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne project. Your...

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USGS Finds PFAS in Untreated Well Water Across Delaware

Contaminants known as per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, or PFAS, were found to be widely distributed in untreated well water throughout...

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Future Peak Flow Along Rio Grande May Arrive Early Due to Climate Change

A new study finds that peak runoff on the Rio Grande could arrive earlier in the season by the end of the century, negatively impacting a watershed...

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