Cheryl Dieter

Cheryl Dieter is a hydrologist at the U.S. Geological Survey, Maryland-Delaware-DC Water Science Center.  Her current focus is water-use data and research in the United States, but interests also include recharge and water-supply issues in regional aquifers, ground-water flow modeling, geochemistry in aquifers, and ground and surface-water interaction.



M.S. in Geology (Concentration: Hydrogeology), Wright State University

B.S. in Geology, Bowling Green State University


Current Positions

Hydrologist and Water-Use Specialist, USGS Maryland-Delaware- District of Columbia Water Science Center (2014-present)

Water-Use Specialist, Northeast United States, USGS National Water Use Science Project (2014-present)

Program Coordinator, USGS Water Use Data and Research Financial Assistance Program (2017-present)


USGS Data Releases

Dieter, C.A., Linsey, K.S., Caldwell, R.R., Harris, M.A., Ivahnenko, T.I., Lovelace, J.K., Maupin, M.A., and Barber, N.L., 2017, Estimated use of water in the United States county-level data for 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release,