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West Virginia Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

West Virginia Lakes and Rivers Map
West Virginia Rivers Shown on the Map:   Big Coal River, Big Sandy River, Cacapon River, Elk River, Gauley River, Green Brier River, Guyandotte River, Little Kanawha River, Middle Island Creek, Monongahela River, New River, North Branch Potomac River, North Fork, Ohio River, Potomac River, South Branch Potomac River, South Fork, Tug Fork, Tygart Valley River and West Fork River.

West Virginia Lakes Shown on the Map:   Bluestone Lake, Summersville Lake, Sutton Lake and Tygart Lake.

 West Virginia Stream and River Levels
West Virginia river levels map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout West Virginia. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated West Virginia river and stream levels from USGS here.

 West Virginia Stream and River Level Alerts
West Virginia water level alerts
The United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve West Virginia stream and river level alerts.

 West Virginia Water Publications
West Virginia precipitation map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in West Virginia. View the water resource publications for West Virginia here.

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 West Virginia Drought Map
West Virginia drought map
The United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current West Virginia drought map here.

 West Virginia Precipitation Map
West Virginia precipitation map
The National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for West Virginia and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an West Virginia precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.

 West Virginia Elevation Map
West Virginia elevation map
The topography of an area determines the direction of stream flow and often is a primary influence on the geographic distribution of precipitation. View a detailed West Virginia elevation map.

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