Data and Tools


API stands for Application Programming Interface and provides a developer with programmatic access to a proprietary software application. An API is software that makes it possible for application programs to interact with each other and share data.

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Date published: January 27, 2021

New Jersey Water Data Dashboard

The New Jersey Water Dashboard is a mobile, interactive tool that provides real-time information on real-time stream, lake and reservoir, precipitation, and groundwater data for sites across hte state using the National Water Dashboard (NWD) interface.

Date published: November 24, 2020

New Jersey Coastal Plain Water-Table

The series of surficial aquifer studies were completed to evaluate the unconfined aquifer system of the NJ Coastal Plain for use as a potential source of water. As the demand for water in the State increases and the restrictions continue on the use of water from certain confined aquifers, withdrawals on the unconfined aquifer system are expected to increase.

Date published: November 24, 2020

National Water Information System (NWIS) Mapper - New Jersey

National Water Information System Web Mapper (NWISWeb Mapper) Provides access to water-resources data collected throughout the state of New Jersey as presented in the form of an interactive map.

Date published: November 24, 2020

New Jersey Flood Inundation Mapper

The USGS Flood Inundation Mapping Program (FIM) partners with local communities and other government agencies to develop and validate flood inundation map libraries. Click the title above to visit the USGS FIM website and learn more about available tools. Completed projects are collected on the USGS National Flood Inundation Mapper,...

Date published: January 28, 2020

Runoff Modeling Web Services

In cooperation with StreamStats, the runoff modeling services were developed using RESTful principles in order to assist engineers and watershed managers by calculating peak runoff for small watersheds. This API is intended to document the available service endpoints and provide limited example usage to assist developers in building outside programs...

Date published: March 4, 2019

USGS Water Web Services

This site serves USGS water data (streamflow, groundwater, water quality, site information, and statistics) via automated means using web services and extensible markup language (XML), as well as other popular media types. Services are invoked with the REST protocol. These services designed for high fault tolerance and very high availability.

Date published: December 12, 2018

Pothole Hydrology Linked Systems Simulator (PHyLiSS)

PHyLiSS is a generalized coupled hydrologic and hydrogeochemical model of prairie-pothole wetland ecosystems. The current version of PHyLiSS has the capability to simulate wetland hydrology and salinity. Future iterations will be able to simulate the impacts of changing hydrology and salinity on biota.

Date published: June 29, 2018

StreamStats Web Services

The StreamStats application uses data web services that were created for it. When in use, the application manages interactions between the user and the services. However, the web services can be directly accessed using the StreamStats Service API documented here or consumed by a custom client application using HTTP protocols.


Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: August 29, 2017

Wapato Lake Interactive Lake Level Tool

The water level of Wapato Lake dictates the size (surface area) of the lake and the amount of water that it stores. This web page allows the user to interactively explore Wapato Lake water level data and how the water level translates into lake area and volume.

Date published: April 19, 2017


StreamStats is a Web application that incorporates a Geographic Information System (GIS) to provide users with access to an assortment of analytical tools that are useful for a variety of water-resources planning and management purposes, and for engineering and design purposes.

Date published: March 30, 2017

Depth to Groundwater in the Portland, Oregon, Area

An interactive map provides access to estimates of depth-to-water and water-table elevation for the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area, along with estimates of their relative uncertainty.