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Nevada Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

Nevada Lakes and Rivers Map
Nevada Rivers Shown on the Map:   Bruneau River, Carson River, Colorado River, Duck Creek, Humboldt River, Marys River, Meadow Valley Wash, Muddy River, Owyhee River, Quinn River, Reese River, Rock Creek, South Fork Owyhee River. Truckee River, Virgin River, Walker River and White River.

Nevada Lakes Shown on the Map:   Carson Lake, Franklin Lake, Lahontan Reservoir, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Lake Tahoe, Pyramid Lake, Rye Patch Reservoir and Walker Lake.





Nevada Stream and River Levels
Nevada river levels mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout Nevada. 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 Nevada river and stream levels from USGS here.

Nevada Stream and River Level Alerts
Nevada water level alertsThe 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 Nevada stream and river level alerts.

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



Nevada Drought Map
Nevada drought mapThe 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 Nevada drought map here.

Nevada Precipitation Map
Nevada precipitation mapThe National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for Nevada 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 Nevada precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.

Nevada Elevation Map
Nevada elevation mapThe 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 Nevada elevation map.


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