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USGS WaterAlert

[ version 1.3 ] 


USGS WaterAlert, Help

The U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Notification Service, WaterAlert,
sends email or text messages when values measured by USGS
data-collection stations exceed user-definable thresholds.

For Realtime Data from NWISWeb:
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv/

To Sign up for Notifications:
http://water.usgs.gov/wateralert

To manage or obtain information about existing notifications,
send email to wateralert@usgs.gov with a command followed by your
Subscription ID.

To Delete (signoff) this alert:
  * send email to wateralert@usgs.gov with Subject: SIGNOFF hni-ZZZZZ
To Pause this or ALL alerts for 5 days:
  * send email to wateralert@usgs.gov with Subject: PAUSE hni-ZZZZZ 5
    you can change the 5 in the Subject to          PAUSE ALL hni-ZZZZZ
    your preferred number of days to pause.
To Continue (unpause) this or ALL alerts:
  * send email to wateralert@usgs.gov with Subject: CONTINUE hni-ZZZZZ
                                                    CONTINUE ALL hni-ZZZZZ
To List this or ALL settings:
  * send email to wateralert@usgs.gov with Subject: LIST hni-ZZZZZ
                                                    LIST ALL hni-ZZZZZ
For Help:
  * send email to wateralert@usgs.gov with Subject: HELP hni-ZZZZZ
To Change an existing notification frequency
   or threshold                                     Change settings 
  * go to http://water.usgs.gov/wateralert and
    subscribe to the same site and parameter.
    This will update your subscription settings.


Notes:

Email and Text messages are not designed for paging and as such are not
time sensitive; there can be delays in the receipt notifications depending
on the routing.

Standard text messaging rates may apply (for SMS messages).

Frequently Asked Questions:
http://water.usgs.gov/wateralert/help/FAQ.html

      
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You may also obtain custom management instructions on
ALL your WaterAlerts by submitting this request:

WaterAlert Management Help
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