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USGS hydrology technician wades into the rapid waters of Cajon Creek to gather streamflow measurements.

High Stream Flow at Cajon Creek, San Bernardino County, California

Crews from the CAWSC Redlands Field Office waded into the Cajon Creek in San Bernardino County on January 12, 2017, which was flowing very rapidly, to collect streamflow measurements.


Occurrence of natural and anthropogenic chromium in groundwater near a contamination plume in Hinkley, CA

Occurrence of natural and anthropogenic chromium in groundwater near a contamination plume in Hinkley, CA

Evaluation of the occurrence of natural and anthropogenic chromium in groundwater near the mapped PG&E chromium contamination plume near Hinkley, CA.


Southern California Flood Wave Captured by USGS Hydrologic Technicians

Southern California Flood Wave Captured by USGS Hydrologic Technicians

USGS Hydrologic Technicians, Drew Gaffney and Ernie Houston, captured a frontal wave during a flash flood just as it reached USGS streamgage 11136800 at Cuyama River below Buckhorn Canyon near Santa Maria, CA on July 20, 2015.


USGS stream monitoring during storms

USGS stream monitoring during storms

USGS crews were in the field checking streamflow during the mid-January storms in California.


San Joaquin River Restoration Program

New monitoring wells for San Joaquin River Restoration Program

The US Geological Survey has begun drilling monitoring wells as part of the San Joaquin River Restoration Program.


Central Valley groundwater study

Central Valley groundwater study

USGS hydrologist Dr. Claudia Faunt discusses her new report on Central Valley groundwater.



Juvenile salmon tracking study

Juvenile salmon tracking study

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists are releasing thousands of tagged juvenile salmon into the Sacramento River.


Day in the Delta

Day in the Delta

Twenty-four teachers from throughout Northern California spent a "day in the Delta" with USGS scientists.


2003 debris flow in Devore, CA

2003 debris flow in Devore, CA

Rare footage of debris flow was captured by resident Howard Davis as mud and boulders rolled down the street.


USGS Webcam captures images of flash flood

USGS Webcam captures images of flash flood

Sudden and torrential rainfall on hillsides left bare by last fall's wildfires caused dangerous flash flooding.


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USGS, California Water Science Center, Eel River Webcam

Eel River at Fernbridge

Streamgage ID: 11479560

This station provides continuous monitoring of river stage.



USGS, California Water Science Center, Truckee River Webcam

Truckee River at Tahoe City

Streamgage ID: 10337500

This station provides continuous monitoring of the outflow from Lake Tahoe, plus certain river and environmental conditions such as air and water temperature, precipitation, and specific conductance.



USGS, California Water Science Center, Merced River at Happy Isles near Yosemite Webcam

Merced River at Happy Isles near Yosemite

Streamgage ID: 11264500

This station provides continuous monitoring of certain river conditions such as flow and stage.


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