Water RSS feed of news related to Water https://www.usgs.gov/ en Upper Midwest Water Science Center Products Published Quarter One, Fiscal Year 2024 https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/upper-midwest-water-science-center-products-3?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Below are all products released by the Upper Midwest Water Science Center in the first quarter of fiscal year 2024 (September 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023)</p> Thu, 30 Nov 2023 08:00:00 EST jvelkoverh@usgs.gov 7d98f9ed-a2e8-4a10-8610-5dc95d6cee7d jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Idaho Hydrologic Update, November 2023 https://www.usgs.gov/centers/idaho-water-science-center/news/idaho-hydrologic-update-november-2023?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>November 2023 issue of the <strong>Idaho Hydrologic Update</strong> from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.</p> Wed, 29 Nov 2023 15:42:20 EST trmerrick@usgs.gov 838499da-a867-469e-93dc-4bb522602d9c trmerrick@usgs.gov (trmerrick@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Three historic USGS streamgages recognized by new World Meteorological Organization designation https://www.usgs.gov/news/national-news-release/three-historic-usgs-streamgages-recognized-new-world-meteorological?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>The “centennial observing station” recognition —which includes streamgages for the first time—is part of an effort to maintain long-term earth observations around the world </p> Wed, 29 Nov 2023 14:11:54 EST rjwhite@usgs.gov 8fe83a8a-7a7c-4901-a7ed-83478bdad153 rjwhite@usgs.gov (rjwhite@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey New publication highlight - Environmental surveillance and detection of viable highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Iowa wetland https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/new-publication-highlight-environmental?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>New publication alert!</p> <p>Environmental surveillance and detection of viable highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Iowa wetland.</p> Wed, 15 Nov 2023 08:00:00 EST jvelkoverh@usgs.gov 75e238a7-3501-4f4c-943b-3a6d52796a43 jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Collaborative USGS study informs the development of water recreation sites by providing water quality data and health risk research - Iowa Public Radio feature https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/collaborative-usgs-study-informs-development-water?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Scientists at Laboratory for Infectious Disease and the Environment are collaborating with Polk County Conservation in central Iowa to estimate the health risk posed to recreators in the Des Moines River and tributaries.</p> Fri, 10 Nov 2023 20:00:00 EST jvelkoverh@usgs.gov 8bf4e1fd-7cff-4899-b02b-f10e72e2a624 jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey New USGS report assesses successes, barriers, and lessons learned for decision-support tool design and development https://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources/news/new-usgs-report-assesses-successes-barriers-and-lessons-learned?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Decision-support tools can be useful to natural resource managers, policy makers and other stakeholders that use USGS data. USGS scientists analyzed how scientists and technology professionals describe their experiences developing decision-support tools. In a new USGS report, they present five principles of successful decision-support tool design and development.</p> Tue, 7 Nov 2023 15:39:17 EST criggs@usgs.gov a3bd9a94-6fcc-4e24-b501-874b99717e9f criggs@usgs.gov (criggs@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Scientists Podcast Interviews https://www.usgs.gov/centers/alaska-science-center/news/usgs-scientists-podcast-interviews?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>In 2023, USGS Alaska Science Center scientists participated in a weekly radio program and podcast called <em>Liquid Assets</em>, airing on KTNA 88.9 FM, a community radio for the Susitna Valley in Alaska. Radio host Jenny Willoughby talks to experts about all things related to water.</p> Mon, 6 Nov 2023 17:36:41 EST ygillies@usgs.gov 61936ea7-4220-4878-8536-f23e429f9325 ygillies@usgs.gov (ygillies@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey New project webpage: Modeling the water-quality effects to the Klamath River from drain recirculation https://www.usgs.gov/centers/oregon-water-science-center/news/new-project-webpage-modeling-water-quality-effects-klamath?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>A recent U.S. Geological Survey report explores what could happen to nutrient loads in the Klamath River when water from the Klamath Straits Drain is diverted from the river into the Ady Canal. The results of this study could help resource managers decide how to best reduce nutrient loads. </p> Fri, 3 Nov 2023 19:39:24 EDT lhoaks@usgs.gov 8f4b2435-efb6-46e5-8c2a-025ab01d0b23 lhoaks@usgs.gov (lhoaks@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Data Science Opportunities with the USGS Idaho Water Science Center https://www.usgs.gov/centers/idaho-water-science-center/news/data-science-opportunities-usgs-idaho-water-science-center?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>The U.S. Geological Survey's Idaho Water Science Center is hiring one or more Physical Scientists with an emphasis on <strong>data science</strong>. Job announcements will soon open on USAJobs for permanent Federal positions at two levels of experience (GS-9 and GS-11/12). The duty station for these positions is Idaho's capital city, Boise, consistently rated among the best places to live in the U.S.</p> Fri, 3 Nov 2023 11:20:34 EDT trmerrick@usgs.gov 6f62d549-8637-4313-b05a-81d69dc1b64b trmerrick@usgs.gov (trmerrick@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Staff Feature - Margaret Zimmer recently awarded GSA 2023 Kohout Early Career Award https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/staff-feature-margaret-zimmer-recently-awarded-gsa?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Supervisory Hydrologist Margaret Zimmer started at UMid in August 2023 and was recently awarded the 2023 Kohout Early Career Award from the Hydrogeology Section of the Geological Society of America.</p> Thu, 2 Nov 2023 08:00:00 EDT jvelkoverh@usgs.gov 5c4fd155-1e10-4979-8786-93b7b48af68e jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Connecticut Office Moves to Goodwin University Campus https://www.usgs.gov/centers/new-england-water-science-center/news/connecticut-office-moves-goodwin-university-campus?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>This fall, the East Hartford, Connecticut office of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) New England Water Science Center relocated to the campus of Goodwin University.</p> Thu, 2 Nov 2023 05:59:00 EDT krossos@usgs.gov 5ed3e45f-4122-4a29-bcd0-f07aa62a7730 krossos@usgs.gov (krossos@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Youth Outreach at Expanding Your Horizons Conference https://www.usgs.gov/centers/california-water-science-center/news/usgs-youth-outreach-expanding-your-horizons-conference?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p><em>On October 14th, a group from the USGS California Water Science Center hosted both a workshop and career table at the Sacramento State University Expanding Your Horizons Conference. The conference encourages middle school girls to explore STEM education and careers. </em></p> Wed, 1 Nov 2023 17:27:43 EDT hackley@usgs.gov b9c5e3b8-dfbd-455c-8476-d699f0edbd30 hackley@usgs.gov (hackley@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Idaho Hydrologic Update, October 2023 https://www.usgs.gov/centers/idaho-water-science-center/news/idaho-hydrologic-update-october-2023?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>October 2023 issue of the <strong>Idaho Hydrologic Update</strong> from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.</p> Mon, 30 Oct 2023 14:50:08 EDT trmerrick@usgs.gov 540c656f-c969-4ebf-b07f-a486f7994c26 trmerrick@usgs.gov (trmerrick@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Fall 2023 - In The Flow - USGS Maryland-Delaware-Washington DC Water Science Newsletter https://www.usgs.gov/centers/md-de-dc-water/news/fall-2023-flow-usgs-maryland-delaware-washington-dc-water-science?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>The fourth edition of "In The Flow," the newsletter of the Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. Water Science Center focused on water science issues and solutions in our region.</p> Wed, 18 Oct 2023 14:21:55 EDT dfisher@usgs.gov b58673fe-d10c-4b29-9d3e-3cde5f557b32 dfisher@usgs.gov (dfisher@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Director David Applegate visits the Upper Midwest Water Science Center offices in Minnesota and Wisconsin https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/usgs-director-david-applegate-visits-upper-midwest?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Director Dave Applegate visited the Upper Midwest Water Science Center October 10-12, 2023.</p> Mon, 16 Oct 2023 08:00:00 EDT jvelkoverh@usgs.gov 99e1c25e-f04a-4d77-9df3-460def1f158d jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Water Science Center hosted center-wide face-to-face meeting at end of September https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/upper-midwest-water-science-center-hosted-center?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>At the end of September, the employees at the Upper Midwest Water Science Center met in Madison for the first Center-wide face to face meeting since merging in 2017.</p> Mon, 16 Oct 2023 08:00:00 EDT jvelkoverh@usgs.gov 5c58af30-d0d3-45ca-a7c0-9d36efcd874a jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey How "Groundwater Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water" has been identified in Pennsylvania https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pennsylvania-water-science-center/news/how-groundwater-under-direct-influence-surface-water?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>USGS, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, compiled and evaluated data used to identify groundwater sources that are under the direct influence of surface water (GUDI) in Pennsylvania.</p> Mon, 16 Oct 2023 06:47:13 EDT djgoode@usgs.gov 503ddd72-4763-4b4f-b7f7-07ce4992f806 djgoode@usgs.gov (djgoode@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Tailored sediment sampling can lead to more effective management https://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources/news/tailored-sediment-sampling-can-lead-more-effective-management?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>We use multiple methods to collect suspended sediment data, depending on the needs of the project.</p> Fri, 13 Oct 2023 09:10:11 EDT criggs@usgs.gov db7d6cdf-686d-4d8f-913b-d146a5aea36f criggs@usgs.gov (criggs@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey New Publication - Assessing the Effects of Chloride Deicer Applications on Groundwater near the Siskiyou Pass, Southwestern Oregon https://www.usgs.gov/centers/oregon-water-science-center/news/new-publication-assessing-effects-chloride-deicer?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Oregon Department of Transportation, evaluated the effects of cold-weather chloride deicers (road deicing chemicals) on groundwater quality, with a focus on chloride, near the Siskiyou Pass in southwestern Oregon.</p> Fri, 6 Oct 2023 17:59:07 EDT lhoaks@usgs.gov d85f1200-348f-4b9f-9024-1563520959e0 lhoaks@usgs.gov (lhoaks@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Expanded Harmful Algae Monitoring in the San Francisco Estuary https://www.usgs.gov/centers/california-water-science-center/news/expanded-harmful-algae-monitoring-san-francisco?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p><strong>NOAA recently awarded a grant through its Monitoring and Event Response Research Program (MERHAB) to support the development of a harmful algal blooms (HABs) collaborative monitoring program for the San Francisco Estuary.</strong></p> Thu, 5 Oct 2023 15:27:45 EDT kvriley@usgs.gov e6d906c2-c69a-432c-be02-6886ab041907 kvriley@usgs.gov (kvriley@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey 2023 Quarter 4 USGS Stream Discharge and National Snow and Ice Data Center Data https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/2023-quarter-4-usgs-stream-discharge-and-national?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Spring flooding can be a concern across much of the upper Midwest. The USGS excels at measuring stream discharge, or the volume of water moving through a stream per unit of time, which helps us monitor flooding in real-time.</p> Sun, 1 Oct 2023 08:00:00 EDT jvelkoverh@usgs.gov abe0f59e-6a97-44d7-a370-c79bc9844626 jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Welcoming new Upper Midwest Water Science Center Director, Steve Peterson https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/welcoming-new-upper-midwest-water-science-center?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>A warm welcome to new Upper Midwest Water Science Center Director, Steve Peterson.</p> Sun, 1 Oct 2023 08:00:00 EDT jvelkoverh@usgs.gov 87a4e6f7-c584-4efd-951d-88170d440f85 jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Water Science Center Products Published Quarter Four, Fiscal Year 2023 https://www.usgs.gov/centers/upper-midwest-water-science-center/news/upper-midwest-water-science-center-products-2?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Below are all products released by the Upper Midwest Water Science Center in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2023 (July 1, 2023 - September 31, 2023)</p> Sun, 1 Oct 2023 08:00:00 EDT jvelkoverh@usgs.gov b39c4197-b8fc-4f8c-af51-acc18ce35e46 jvelkoverh@usgs.gov (jvelkoverh@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey GEMSC Scientist Receives Special IAGC Leadership Award https://www.usgs.gov/centers/geology-energy-and-minerals-science-center/news/gemsc-scientist-receives-special-iagc?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>GEMSC Research Hydrologist Isabelle M. Cozzarelli, Ph.D. recently received the Friend of Water-Rock Interaction &amp; Applied Isotope Geochemistry award in ‘Recognition of leadership in the field of geochemistry and many valuable contributions to the international symposium’ from the International Association of Geochemistry (IAGC).</p> Sat, 30 Sep 2023 13:11:17 EDT emorriss@usgs.gov 5bfa9185-7970-4bb3-8e7f-e351ff59db62 emorriss@usgs.gov (emorriss@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Idaho Hydrologic Update, September 2023 https://www.usgs.gov/centers/idaho-water-science-center/news/idaho-hydrologic-update-september-2023?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>September 2023 issue of the <strong>Idaho Hydrologic Update</strong> from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.</p> Fri, 29 Sep 2023 15:52:46 EDT trmerrick@usgs.gov 9aecc8c2-99df-4166-a4ad-a88976474c26 trmerrick@usgs.gov (trmerrick@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Meet our New Staff at the New England WSC - September 2023 https://www.usgs.gov/centers/new-england-water-science-center/news/meet-our-new-staff-new-england-wsc-september-2023?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Join us in welcoming our recently hired staff at the New England Water Science Center.</p> Fri, 29 Sep 2023 10:00:00 EDT smieszek@usgs.gov 836ef526-0937-4f97-8a79-87ca8ffa7b1a smieszek@usgs.gov (smieszek@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey New England WSC Products in the Third Quarter of 2023 https://www.usgs.gov/centers/new-england-water-science-center/news/new-england-wsc-products-third-quarter-2023?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>List of New England Water Science Center products released in the third quarter of 2023.</p> Fri, 29 Sep 2023 09:30:00 EDT smieszek@usgs.gov 03d6f2bc-d857-44cd-a9ea-a34577170dda smieszek@usgs.gov (smieszek@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Oregon streamflow station recognized by the World Meteorological Organization https://www.usgs.gov/centers/oregon-water-science-center/news/usgs-oregon-streamflow-station-recognized-world?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Did you know Oregon is home to an internationally recognized streamflow monitoring station?  </p> Mon, 25 Sep 2023 19:45:01 EDT lhoaks@usgs.gov c3b0a0a9-83e9-43ff-b4d5-55a92a5d4f47 lhoaks@usgs.gov (lhoaks@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Uncrewed Aviation Systems (UAS) Training Interest Survey https://www.usgs.gov/centers/washington-water-science-center/news/uncrewed-aviation-systems-uas-training-interest-survey?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Are you a Tribally affiliated Uncrewed Aviation Systems (UAS) pilot or a scientist who uses UAS in your research?</p> <p>We are developing a training and want to hear about your needs.</p> Mon, 25 Sep 2023 15:57:28 EDT sdunn@usgs.gov ce49fb43-aeb3-4993-adb9-8c37c0640bcd sdunn@usgs.gov (sdunn@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Drought Watch Remains for 19 Counties, York County Moved to Drought Warning https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pennsylvania-water-science-center/news/drought-watch-remains-19-counties-york-county-moved?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>USGS groundwater and surface water monitoring data contributed to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PaDEP) September 22, 2023 declaration of a drought watch for 19 counties and a drought warning for York County.</p> <p> </p> Mon, 25 Sep 2023 10:00:00 EDT djgoode@usgs.gov ccce250a-d3bc-4508-b1a7-1fcd8e37842d djgoode@usgs.gov (djgoode@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey