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USGS personnel collect a water-quality sample on the Missouri River. USGS/Photo by Kelly Brady.


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Water Quality Data

National Water Information System (NWIS)

NWIS provides current and historical water-quality data.

Today's Water Conditions

Water-Quality Watch provides continuous real-time water-quality measurements.
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Water-Quality Web Services

Web services automate the sharing of USGS and USEPA water-quality monitoring data.

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Additional water-quality data resources are available.


Contact the USGS Office of Water Quality

Contact us using our online feedback form, by phone, or by mail:

Phone: (703) 648-6862

Mail:
USGS Office of Water Quality
412 National Center
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20192

While we make every effort to reply to your inquiries as soon as possible, please allow up to seven days for a response.

Contact Information for Other USGS Resources

For general USGS questions, Ask USGS online or call 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747). For media inquiries, the USGS Office of Communications staff is available to the media around-the-clock.

For other national USGS water information, contact the following offices:

For local USGS water information, contact the USGS Water Science Center in your state:


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To locate a specific USGS employee, use the Electronic Phone Book.

The USGS does not regulate water quality or enforce water-quality standards.

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