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 [Photo: USGS scientist collects water-quality samples.]

USGS scientists deploy SPMD and POCIS samplers to collect waterborne contaminants in Manoa Stream on Oahu, Hawaii.


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Water Quality Data

Today's Water Conditions

Get continuous real-time water-quality measurements from Water-Quality Watch maps.
[Sample Water-Quality Watch Map]

Water Quality Portal (WQP)

Get current and historical USGS and EPA water-quality data at the WQP.


Get stream ecosystem aquatic bioassessment data from BioData.

For More Data

View a complete list of USGS water-quality data resources.

USGS in Your Area

USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

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Past "Noteworthy" Listings

Note: Links were active and correct at the time the announcement was originally posted to the Water-Quality Information web site. Outdated or broken links on this page are not updated.




As of September 30, 2013, updates to this page only include items noted under "Featured Science" on the Water-Quality Information Site. Past USGS Press Releases are available from the USGS Newsroom.






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