Water Resources of the United States


WATER DATA FOR THE NATION

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View current and historical streamflow, ground-water level, and water-quality data

Today's Water Conditions

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WATER SCIENCE SPECIALTIES

WATER SCIENCE BY STATE

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USGS In Your State (clickable)There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State.
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USGS Flood Information

Past Flood Events | 2012

The 2012 Water Year began with brief flooding in the Northwest and included spring floods in the upper Midwest and summer floods in Florida and Texas. A very dry year followed for most of the Midwest, punctuated with limited relief by Hurricane Isaac in late August and early September.

Satellite Image: Tropical Storm Isaac.  Image courtesy of NOAA.

Hurricane Isaac

Satellite Image: Hurricane Sandy.  Image courtesy of NOAA.

Hurricane Sandy


2012 Water Alerts Archive - water-related alerts during the 2012 calendar year.



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