Streamgages help to track water supplies •

Streamgages help to track water supplies


Today’s Video of the Day from the USGS describes how streamgages are used to keep track of water supplies across the country.

The USGS has been continuously monitoring bodies of water for more than 125 years. This provides critical information about water availability, which can be threatened by dynamic weather conditions such as droughts and floods.

By Chrissy Sexton, Staff Writer

Video Credit: USGS


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