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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.

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Water Resources of Texas

Water information is gathered by the USGS Texas Water Science Center to minimize the loss of life and property from natural disasters, to contribute to the conservation and sound economic and physical development of the Nation's natural resources, and to enhance the quality of life by monitoring water, biological, energy, and mineral resources.

The USGS provides real-time stream stage and stream flow, water quality, and groundwater levels for more than 650 sites in Texas, including these newly installed continuously monitored sites.

Texas Water Dashboard

View over 750 USGS real-time stream, lake, reservoir, precipitation, and groundwater stations in context with current weather and hazard conditions. Two fully-autonomous Twitter feeds distribute water level and precipitation data during flooding or severe rainfall: @USGS_TexasFlood and @USGS_TexasRain.

Texas Water Dashboard

Texas Water Dashboard

Texas Water Dashboard is a web mapping application that presents U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) real-time stream, lake, reservoir, precipitation, and well data in Texas in context with current weather and hazard conditions. Two fully-autonomous Twitter feeds distribute water level and precipitation data during flooding or severe rainfall: @USGS_TexasFlood and @USGS_TexasRain.

The application is best viewed in Chrome, FireFox, or Internet Explorer 9 and above.



Spotlight on: Scientific Publications

FS 2016-3027 Cover

U.S. Geological Survey Response to Flooding in Texas, May—June 2015

By Jeffery W. East
Fact Sheet 2016-3027
Recent Publications
FS 2016-3017 Cover SIR 2016-5032 Cover OFR 2016-1035 Cover

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Spotlight on: Water Science Seminars

Upcoming Seminar:

Thursday June 9,  12 pm CST

Historical and Projected Climate and Hydrologic Response of Karst Aquifers, and Species Vulnerability in Texas and South Dakota

See upcoming seminars or browse the seminar archive at

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Texas Geology Web Map Viewer

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A new interactive map viewer displaying the geology of Texas will help you explore what’s under your feet and across the state!

Explore the geology of the State of Texas using the interactive web map viewer that now includes the ability to explore a collection of landscape photography from across the State.

The new map viewer is an interactive web-based tool that allows users to explore the geology of the Lone Star State at a scale of 1:250,000.

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