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Severe Storm Equipment Repair and Hardening

In FY 2022, USGS received disaster supplement funds (Public Law 117-43) for the following activities:

storm damage to a laboratory
storm damage to a USGS laboratory


  • The severe winter storm that affected Texas in February 2021 caused major water damage at two USGS facilities. Funding will be used to repair or replace offices, equipment, and instruments destroyed by flooding.
  • Flooding from severe storms in Hawaii, Arkansas, and Tennessee destroyed gages and sensors. Equipment reserves were depleted to return affected gages and sensors to operational status.
  • Funding will be used to replenish reserves.



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