Clinton R Bailey

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


M.S. Geology from Northern Illinois University, 2013
B.S. Geography-Soil Science from Northern Illinois University, 2011
B.S. Geology Environmental Science from Northern Illinois University, 2011

Professional Experience:
2011 to present, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Central Midwest Water Science Center

Clint received a masters 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.

Non-USGS Partners:

Fox River Study Group
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Greater Chicago