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Media Alert: New Flood Warning Gage in Pack Creek near Moab Utah

A new rapid deployment U.S. Geological Survey flood warning gage has been installed in Pack Creek, 9 miles southeast of Moab, Utah, below the June...

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Increased Pumping in California’s Central Valley During Drought Worsens Groundwater Quality

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Intensive pumping of aquifers during drought can speed up deterioration of groundwater quality, according to a new study by the U...

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Media Alert: Flights Above the Mississippi Alluvial Plain and Adjacent Areas to Continue Aquifer Mapping

Editor:  In the public interest and in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the U.S. Geological Survey is announcing this low...

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Media Advisory: Sailing Drones Collect Data for Great Lakes Fishery Research

On August 5, two uncrewed surface vehicles will begin a 45-day sailing mission through Lakes Michigan and Huron as part of a scientific study.  

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Newly Installed Super Gauge Helps USGS Monitor Water Quality, Bacteria Levels in Lower Anacostia River

Washington - A newly installed U.S. Geological Survey “super gauge” will provide people in the Washington area near real time information on bacteria...

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Great Salt Lake Reaches New Historic Low

The southern portion of the Great Salt Lake is at a new historic low, with average daily water levels dropping about an inch below the previous record...

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Great Salt Lake May Reach Historic Low Soon

The southern portion of the Great Salt Lake is just a couple inches above the historic low measurement taken in 1963, according to U.S. Geological...

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Potential Landslide-Generated Tsunami in Prince William Sound’s Barry Arm Likely Less Severe than Previously Thought

Wave height could still be hazardous to nearshore communities

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A Fixed Smartphone Network Offers Inexpensive Earthquake Early Warning Potential

A new study led by USGS and Costa Rican researchers demonstrates how Earthquake Early Warning using smartphone technology can be both inexpensive and...

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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 Eudora July 7-9, weather...

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Media Advisory: Mount St. Helens Revisited - Live Online Public Lecture

You are invited to a public lecture about the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruptions.

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Media Event: New Insight into Climate Change Impacts on Yellowstone

Federal and university partners invite members of the media to a virtual news conference next week about past and future effects of climate change on...

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