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Community Flood Protection May Also Help Endangered Salmon to Thrive
Building a river setback levee to reduce the risk of flood for a community may also help endangered fish species to thrive....
New Tool and Knowledge to Aid Columbia Basin Water Managers
Water managers in eastern Washington now have access to the first U.S. Geological Survey computer model of the East Pasco Basin, allowing them to simulate “what-if” groundwater management scenarios....
Theft Shuts Down White River Flood-Warning Station
heft of equipment shut down an important flood-warning gaging station on the White River near Pacific, Wash.....
Theft Temporarily Halts Toppenish Creek Streamgage
Thieves on Monday morning broke into a U.S. Geological Survey streamgage on Toppenish Creek, temporarily disabling the satellite-linked streamgage after removing some equipment....
New Study Examines Naturally Occurring Asbestos Carried in Sumas River Sediment
A USGS report released today presents new, publicly available information about naturally occuring asbestos in Sumas River....