USGS Water Data for the Nation

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Link to Resource: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis
Resource Type:Data Sets; Teaching Media
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Summary:These pages provide access to water-resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Online access to this data is organized around the categories listed to the left. The USGS investigates the occurrence, quantity, quality, distribution, and movement of surface and underground waters and disseminates the data to the public, State and local governments, public and private utilities, and other Federal agencies involved with managing our water resources.
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; usgs; water; water availability; water quality; water resources
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