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 [Photo: Ground water flowing out of well.]

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New!: * Regional Groundwater Availability Study Geospatial Data

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* National Groundwater Awareness Week 2014

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USGS Groundwater Watch

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

 [Image: USGS active water level wells location map.]

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GWRP Photo Gallery

 [Photo: Real-time data collection platform (DCP) installation in North Carolina ]
Real-time data collection platform (DCP) installation in North Carolina
 [Photo: Monitoring well installation in the High Plains aquifer near Muleshoe, Texas ]
Monitoring well installation in the High Plains aquifer near Muleshoe, Texas
 [Photo: Aerial view of center pivot irrigation in southwestern Kansas. ]
Aerial view of center pivot irrigation in southwestern Kansas.
 [Photo: Center pivot springler irrigation in Cochran County, Texas ]
Center pivot springler irrigation in Cochran County, Texas
 [Photo: Rhodamine dye injected in stream to trace water movement through a karst aquifer. ]
Rhodamine dye injected in stream to trace water movement through a karst aquifer.
 [Photo: Aerial view of south Denver metropolitan area looking west towards the Front Range overlying the Denver Basin aquifers. ]
Aerial view of south Denver metropolitan area looking west towards the Front Range overlying the Denver Basin aquifers.
 [Photo: Denver Basin public-supply well in residential area of south Denver metropolitan area. Well is completed in Dawson aquifer. ]
Denver Basin public-supply well in residential area of south Denver metropolitan area. Well is completed in Dawson aquifer.
 [Photo: Monitoring well completed in Denver Formation east of Denver, Colorado. ]
Monitoring well completed in Denver Formation east of Denver, Colorado.
Installation of monitoring well completed in Denver Fomation east of Denver, Colorado ]
Installation of monitoring well completed in Denver Fomation east of Denver, Colorado
Monitoring well completed in the High Plains aquifer near a center pivot in the Panhandle of Texas. ]
Monitoring well completed in the High Plains aquifer near a center pivot in the Panhandle of Texas.
USGS personnel making ground-water level measurement. ]
USGS personnel making ground-water level measurement.
 [Photo: Center-pivot sprinkler irrigation in Nebraska]
Center-pivot sprinkler irrigation in Nebraska

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