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Mitchell McAdoo

Mitch McAdoo is a hydrologist at the Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center.

Mitch has been an employee of the USGS since 2015. He has worked on a variety of water resources studies throughout the United States involving water quality and groundwater availability.

Current projects and interests:

  • Occurrence of per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in West Virginia’s public water supplies

  • Water quality and availability of West Virginia’s abandoned underground coal mine aquifers

  • Understanding surface-water-influenced groundwater systems in the Ohio River Valley alluvial aquifer of West Virginia

  • Aquifer characterization with borehole geophysics

  • Using environmental tracers to understand aquifer vulnerability