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The Health of US Streams
July 24, 2013 | USGS

“A new USGS report describes how the health of our Nation’s streams is being degraded by streamflow modifications and elevated levels of nutrients and pesticides.” Quoted from the USGS press release.


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The Future of Water
July 12, 2013 | National Science Foundation
"The National Science Foundation (NSF) and NBC Learn (NBC News' educational arm) have teamed up to produce a new informative video series that examines the long-term health of one of America's most important resources: water." Quoted from the NSF press release.

WaterNow: Stream Conditions Delivered by Phone
March 6, 2013 | USGS
"For the first time, anyone can find out the current conditions on thousands of rivers and streams across the country, right from their phone, using USGS' latest system WaterNow. WaterNow makes the water conditions monitored by more than 16,000 streamgages and other sites across the country available via text or email." Quoted from the USGS press release.

Old Nitrate and Stream Water Quality
June 16, 2013 | USGS
"USGS hydrologic researchers have found that the movement of nitrate through groundwater to streams can take decades to occur. This long lag time means that changes in the use of nitrogen-based fertilizer — whether the change is initiation, adjustment, or cessation — may take decades to be fully observed in streams." Quoted from the USGS press release.


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