Snow Mapping for Water Managers
December 10, 2013 | NASA
"Unprecedented snowpack maps from NASA's prototype Airborne Snow Observatory mission helped water managers for 2.6 million residents of the San Francisco Bay Area achieve near-perfect water operations this summer, despite the driest year in California's recorded history." Quoted from the NASA press release.
Water Resources of Lafourche Parish Louisiana
December 8, 2013 | United States Geological Survey
"This fact sheet presents a brief overview of groundwater and surface-water resources in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. Information on the availability, past and current use trends, and water quality from groundwater and surface-water sources in the parish is discussed." Quoted from the USGS press release.
The Importance of Streams to Drinking Water
December 5, 2013 | EPA
Did you know that approximately 117 million people - over one-third of the total U.S. population - get some or all of their drinking water from public systems that rely in part on headwater, seasonal or rain-dependent streams?