Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Clinton R Bailey

Clinton Bailey is a hydrologist with the USGS Central Midwest Water Science Center in the DeKalb, Illinois, office.

Clint received a master's degree in Geology with a focus on hydrology and geochemistry from Northern Illinois University. Since 2013, his research has focused on surface water quality, green infrastructure, and maintaining/operating a Geoprobe drilling rig. Other research interests include soil science and groundwater/surface water interactions. Presently, his research includes working on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Asian Carp studies focusing on testing alternative barriers to Asian Carp migration, in particular the injection of carbon dioxide as a barrier technology. Currently, he is also working with the Fox River study group to monitor water quality on the Fox River in Illinois, as well as with Chicago Public Schools, Openlands and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) on the Space to Grow green infrastructure monitoring study located at various Chicago area public schools.


*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government