Monday, November 10th, 2014
In a joint effort, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Water Survey of Canada (WSC) have produced the North America WaterWatch (NAWW), an online website that displays streamflow conditions throughout much of North America.
Thursday, September 25th, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 24, 2014 — In Oregon, congressional funding for the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Streamflow Information Program will substantially improve local, state and federal officials’ ability to forecast floods, allocate water and help the public plan for outdoor recreation. The USGS is investing in monitoring instruments used to continuously measure streamflow and other
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
While the national streamflow database is documenting evidence of California’s historic drought, the database is also confirming another recently seen hydrologic phenomenon: earthquake-induced increases in streamflow.
Thursday, July 10th, 2014
A unique collaborative project has been launched by Shoothill, that uses Twitter to bring a constant stream of Environment Agency live river level data to users. Shoothill GaugeMap (www.gaugemap.co.uk) takes the real-time data gathered by the Environment Agency river level monitoring stations and brings it to life in an accessible and user-friendly way via a
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring significant flooding on the Mississippi River in St. Paul, Minnesota. Streamflow at the USGS streamgage on the Mississippi at St. Paul (streamgage 05331000) was 98,700 cubic feet per second (cfs) and rising on Monday morning, June 23. The National Weather Service currently forecasts a flood peak of 20.5 feet