In Reply Refer To:
Mail Stop 415

September 2, 2011


SUBJECT: Availability of on-line Training Course, “Procedures for running levels at gaging stations--Training Course SW1683”

The Office of Surface Water is pleased to announce the availability of a new training course, “Procedures for running levels at gaging station”. Using narrated slide presentations and field-based video clips, this on-line course illustrates how methods presented in Techniques and Methods Report 3-A19, "Levels at Gaging Stations", by T. A. Kenney should be implemented. The availability and importance of Techniques and Methods Report 3-A19 was summarized in Office of Surface Water Technical Memorandum 2001.05.

The course contains modules on the following topics:

The course is available at:

While this course is designed primarily as a resource to aid in successfully implementing procedures in Techniques and Methods Report 3-A19, USGS and other Department of Interior (DOI) employees can get official credit for taking the course by registering for course (SW1683) in DOILearn ( We estimate that it will take about 2 hours of contact time to complete.

Robert R. Mason //signed//
Acting Chief, Office of Surface Water (http//
Delaware River Master (http//

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