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USGS Groundwater Watch

USGS maintains a network of active wells to provide basic statistics about groundwater levels.

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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

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Artificial Groundwater Recharge

Artificial recharge is the practice of increasing by artificial means the amount of water that enters a groundwater reservoir (Todd, 1959). This includes, for example, direction of water to the land surface through canals, irrigation furrows or sprinkler systems, and injection of water into the subsurface through wells.

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