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New & Noteworthy

* Press Release: High Plains Aquifer Groundwater Levels Continue to Decline

* Regional Groundwater Availability Study Geospatial Data

* Press Release: USGS Assesses Current Groundwater-Quality Conditions in the Williston Basin Oil Production Area

* HydroClimATe -- Hydrologic and Climatic Analysis Toolkit

* National Groundwater Awareness Week 2014

* National Brackish Groundwater Assessment

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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 Groundwater Resources Program

The Groundwater Resources Program provides the objective scientific information and develops the interdisciplinary understanding necessary to assess and quantify the availability of the Nation's groundwater resources.

Animation: Water-level Change in the High Plains Aquifer System

Highlighted GWRP Publications

 [Cover: SIR 2014-5047] Hydrogeologic framework of the uppermost principal aquifer systems in the Williston and Powder River structural basins, United States and Canada
Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5047

 [Cover: SIR 2014-5055] Conceptual model of the uppermost principal aquifer systems in the Williston and Powder River structural basins, United States and Canada
Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5055

 [Cover: USGS Tm 4-A9] HydroClimATe -- Hydrologic and Climatic Analysis Toolkit
USGS Techniques and Methods Report 4-A9

 [Cover: USGS SIR 2013-5133] Hydrogeology and Hydrologic Conditions of the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain Aquifer System from Long Island, New York, to North Carolina
USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2013-5133

 [Cover: USGS Circular 1384] Report to Congress: Progress Toward Establishing a National Assessment of Water Availability and Use
USGS Circular 1384

 [Cover: USGS SIR 2012-5291] Water-Level and Storage Changes in the High Plains Aquifer, Predevelopment to 2011 and 200911
USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5291

 [Cover: USGS SIR 2012-5261] Groundwater Status and Trends for the Columbia Plateau Regional Aquifer System, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho?
USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5261

 [Cover: USGS Paper 1770] Groundwater Availability of the Denver Basin Aquifer System, Colorado
USGS Professional Paper 1770

 [Cover: USGS Fact Sheet 2011-3115] New tool to assess groundwater resources in the Mississippi embayment
USGS Fact Sheet 2011-3115

 [Cover: USGS Professional Paper 1785] Groundwater availability of the Mississippi embayment
USGS Professional Paper 1785

 [Cover: USGS SIR 2011-5183] Selected approaches to estimate water-budget components of the High Plains, 1940-1949 and 2000-2009
USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5183

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