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Search Results for: Surface-Water Quality

 
Bellevue Urban Runoff
Bellevue Urban Runoff Study - Completed FY1986
 
Cascade-Sierra Snow Chemistry
Atmospheric Deposition in Snow of the Cascade-Sierra-San Gabriel-San Bernadino Mountains - Completed FY1989
 
NCCN Critical Loads
Developing Critical Loads for Atmospheric Deposition of Inorganic Nitrogen to North Coast and Cascades Network Lakes - Completed FY2011
 
Cedar River Watershed
The Preparation of a Workplan to Develop and Refine New Approaches to Assess Stream Ecosystem Conditions within the Cedar River Watershed, Washington - Completed FY2001

Cedar River Watershed Water-Quality Assessment - Completed FY2001
 
Chehalis Reservation Water Resources
Water Resources of the Chehalis Indian Reservation - Completed FY1974
 
Clallam County Water Resources
Water Resources of Developed Areas of Clallam County - Completed FY1983
 
Central Columbia Plateau - Yakima River Basin NAWQA
National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA), Central Columbia Plateau-Yakima River Basin
 
Columbia Basin Irrigation
Collection of Pesticide Data in Columbia Basin Irrigation Project Return Flows - Completed FY2004

[Department of the Interior] Irrigation Drainage Reconnaissance Study of the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project - Completed FY1995

Columbia Basin Irrigation Project, Mass Measurement 1983 - Completed FY1983

Recharge and Ground-Water Storage in Parts of Grant and Adams Counties - Completed FY1973
 
Columbia Plateau Ground-Water Availability
Characterizing the Hydrologic Status of the Columbia Plateau Ground-Water System, Identifying Trends in Ground-Water Storage and Use, and Quantifying Ground-Water Availability - Completed FY2011
 
Lake Crescent
Nearshore Effects of Residential Wastewater-Influenced Groundwater on Lake Crescent - Completed FY2011

Lake Crescent Nutrient Budget - Completed FY2008

USGS Technical Assistance for Water-Quality Microbiology, Lake Crescent, Olympic National Park - Completed FY2006
 
Geomorphic Mapping, Dosewallips River
High Resolution Geomorphic Mapping of the Dosewallips River Using Remotely Sensed Data: Method Development - Completed FY2004
 
Highway Storm-Water Detention
Effects of Highway Storm-Water Retention Basins on Ground-Water Quality, Dupont - Completed FY2001
 
Duwamish River Estuary
Flux of Toxicants Through the Duwamish Estuary to Puget Sound - Completed FY1979

The Influence of Industrial and Municipal Wastes in Estuarine and Offshore Waters - Completed FY1977

Flow Patterns in the Duwamish Estuary - Completed FY1972
 
Eastbank Aquifer near Rocky Reach Dam
Assessment of Ground-Water Temperatures near Rocky Reach Dam, Douglas County - Completed FY2008
 
Elwha River
Transport of Suspended Sediment and Its Effect on Aquatic Habitat in the Elwha River, Olympic National Park - Completed FY2005

Development of a Continuous, Real-Time Suspended-Sediment Monitoring System and Its Evaluation in the Elwha River, Washington - Completed FY2005

Evaluation of Current Ecological Conditions with Respect to Nutrient Dynamics in the Elwha River, Olympic National Park - Completed FY1999
 
Elwha River Sediment Monitoring
Elwha River Restoration Project: the Dynamics and Downstream Impacts of Fine Sediments Released After Dam Removal
 
Enloe Reservoir Sediment Flushing
Flushing of Reservoir Sediment Deposits Through the Similkameen-Okanogan River Systems - Completed FY1972
 
Gig Harbor Water Resources
Water Resources of the Gig Harbor Peninsula, Pierce County - Completed FY1981
 
Hoh Reservation Water Resources
Water Resources of the Hoh Indian Reservation - Completed FY1985
 
Hood Canal
Estimating Ground-Water Discharge and Nitrogen Loading in Hood Canal, Washington - Completed FY2011

Studies Addressing Low Concentrations of Dissolved Oxygen in Hood Canal - Completed FY2004
 
Pine Lake Hydrology
General Hydrology and External Nutrient Sources of Pine Lake, King County, Washington - Completed FY1983
 
Raging River Temperature
Raging River Temperature and Groundwater/Surface-Water Interactions
 
Urban Pesticide
Pesticide Toxicity in Urban Streams, King County - Completed FY2004
 
May Creek Sediment Discharge
Sediment Discharge in May Creek Basin, King County - Completed FY1983
 
Methow River Basin
Surface-Water Hydrology in the Methow River Basin - Completed FY2003

The Unconsolidated Aquifer and Its Interaction with Surface Water - Completed FY2003

Monitoring Water Resources and Simulating Water Management Alternatives - Completed FY2003

Analyzing Aquifer and Streamflow Characteristics for Artificial Recharge in the Methow River Basin - Completed FY2003
 
Moses Lake Sediment
Suspended-Sediment Sampling on Inflow and Outflow to Moses Lake and Sediment Cores in Moses Lake - Completed FY2009
 
Mount St. Helens
Retrospective Analysis of Processes Affecting the Water Quality Due to the Eruption of Mount St. Helens - Completed FY1987
 
Muckleshoot Reservation Water Resources
Water Resources of the Colville Indian Reservation - Completed FY1983

Water Resources of the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation - Completed FY1973
 
Newaukum Basin
Newaukum Creek Basin Land Use/Hydrology Study - Completed FY1983
 
Nisqually Reservation Water Resources
Investigation of the Availability of Ground Water in the Vicinity of the Nisqually Tribal Fish Hatchery - Completed FY1983

Water Resources of Areas Contiguous to the Nisqually Indian Reservation - Completed FY1978

Water Resources of the Nisqually Indian Reservation - Completed FY1973
 
Nooksack River Ground-Water Bacteria
Transport and Fate of Bacterial and Nitrate Contamination in Ground Water of the Lower Nooksack River Basin - Completed FY2005
 
Nooksack Sediment
Nooksack Sediment Transport in the Nooksack Basin, Washington
 
Coal Transport
USGS Pilot Study to Assess Ecosystem Effects of Increased Coal Transport Across the Northwest Region
 
Pacific Northwest Tribal Water Resources
Pacific Northwest Tribal Water Resources Technical Assessment - Completed FY2005
 
White River Basin and Lake Tapps Water Quality
Quality of water in the White River and Lake Tapps - Completed FY2011
 
Coast Salish Canoe Journey
Coast Salish - U.S. Geological Survey Tribal Water Quality in the Puget Sound - Competed FY2011
 
Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (CHIPS)
USGS Web Page for the Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (CHIPS) Program to Provide the Science Needed to Restore and Preserve Puget Sound
 
Linking Sources to the Sound
Primary Sources and Transport Mechanisms of Toxic Chemicals in Puget Sound - Completed FY2011
 
Puget Parks
Persistent Organic Pollution and Heavy Metals in Glacial-Fed Lakes and Aquatic Biota in National Parks and Forests of the Puget Sound Basin - Completed FY2004
 
Puget Sound Basin NAWQA
National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA), Puget Sound Basin
 
River Loads into the Puget Sound
River Sediment and Toxic Chemical Loads into Puget Sound, WA A Demonstration Study of the National Monitoring Network for U.S. Coastal Waters and Their Tributaries
 
Puyallup River Basin
Puyallup River TMDL Monitoring - Completed FY2002
 
Quileute Reservation Water Resources
Water resources of the Quileute Indian Reservation and Quillayute River Basin - Completed FY1983
 
Mount Rainier National Park
Petroleum in Soil and Ground Water at Longmire, WA, Mount Rainier National Park - Completed FY1994

Reconnaissance Study of Possible Effects of Acidic Precipitation on Lakes in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington - Completed FY1985

Testing Drilling at Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park - Completed FY1983

Mount Rainier Eruption-Hazard Investigations: Rainfall-Runoff Flood Discharge Models - Completed FY1982

Mount Rainier Eruption-Hazard Investigations: Pre-eruption Aerial Photography - Completed FY1982

Water Quality on Mount Rainier - Completed FY1982
 
Lake Roosevelt-Upper Columbia River
Interdisciplinary investigation of the occurrence and potential impacts of slag on Lake Roosevelt white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus)

The Effects of Trace Elements on Water Quality and Biological Health in the Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area: Columbia River - Completed FY2006

Occurrence And Distribution of Trace Elements In Air Along Lake Roosevelt: A Pilot Study - Completed FY2006

Assessment of Trace-Element Concentrations in Sediment Cores and Rates of Sediment Accumulation in Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake - Completed FY2004

Occurrence and Distribution of Trace Elements in Lake Beach and Bank Sediments - Completed FY2003

Development of a Sediment Quality Program for the Upper Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt - Completed FY1999

Organochlorine Compounds and Mercury in Fish Tissue from Lake Roosevelt and the Upper Columbia River - Completed FY1999

Bioaccumulation of Mercury in Walleye, FDR Lake, Washington - Completed FY1997

Toxics-Related Water Quality of Lake Roosevelt, Washington - Completed FY1995
 
RSMP
Regional Stormwater Monitoring Program
 
Sammamish River Basin
Water Quality of the Sammamish River, King County - Completed FY2002
 
Satus Creek
Restoration Monitoring of Satus Creek and the Satus Wildlife Area, Yakama Nation Reservation - Completed FY2004
 
Sauk River Sediment
Sauk River Suspended-Sediment Skagit and Snohomish Counties, Washington
 
Seattle-Tacoma Urban Pilot Study
Seattle-Tacoma Urban Pilot Area Study - Completed FY1973
 
Shoalwater Bay Water Resources
Water Resources of the Shoalwater Indian Reservation - Completed FY1983
 
Sources of Mercury in Sinclair Inlet
Potential Sources of Mercury in Sinclair Inlet (Operable Unit B, Marine, Bremerton Naval Complex) - Competed FY2013
 
Skokomish Indian Water Resources
Water Resources of the Skokomish Indian Reservation - Completed FY1973
 
Goat Lake Watershed
Background Water Quality of Goat Lake Watershed, Snohomish County - Completed FY1993
 
Lake Spokane Nutrients
Groundwater non-point source input of phosphorus to Lake Spokane, Washington - Phase 2

Groundwater non-point source input of phosphorus to Lake Spokane, Washington - Completed FY2016
 
Spokane Reservation Water Resources
Long-Term Monitoring of the Quality of Groundwater at the Midnite Mine, Stevens County, Washington - Completed FY1998

Midnite Mine Groundwater Quality - Completed FY1996

Midnite Mine discharge and Water Quality Data - Completed FY1995

Midnite Uranium Mine Drainage - Completed FY1989

Midnite Mine Water-Quality Study - Completed FY1984

Groundwater Study, Spokane/Kalispel - Completed FY1998

Sherwood Mine Slope Stability - Completed FY1983
 
Spokane River Basin
Hydrologic Summary of Spokane Area, Washington, for Planners - Completed FY1985

Evaluation of Contaminant Movement in the Unsaturated zone of the Spokane Gravel Aquifer - Completed FY1981

Evaulation of Groundwater Quality in the Spokane Basin - Completed FY1981

Water Resources of the Spokane River Basin in Washington - Completed FY1978
 
Spokane Valley - Rathdrum Prairie
Spokane Valley - Rathdrum Prairie Hydrologic Study - Completed FY2007

Spokane-Rathdrum Prairie Sole-Source Aquifer Study, Washington and Idaho - Completed FY1978
 
SR530 Lanslide Sediment Transport
Sediment transport and channel change following the SR530 Landslide
 
Mount St. Helens
Sediment Transport Model Development and Preliminary Application to the Columbia River - Completed FY1990

New Lakes of North Fork Toutle River--Mt. St. Helens - Completed FY1986

Cowlitz River Flood-Wave and Sediment Transport Hydraulics - Completed FY1985

Channel Geomorphology, Sediment Movement, and Channel Changes of Pine and Muddy Rivers - Mount St. Helens - Completed FY1984

Water-Quality Effects of Pumping from Spirit Lake - Completed FY1983

Spirit Lake Hazard Monitoring - Completed FY1983

Effects of Mount St. Helens Eruption on Nearby Lakes - Completed FY1982

Toutle River Basin Rainfall-Runoff Sediment Model - Completed FY1982

Photogrammetry of Selected Streams Draining Mt. St. Helens - Completed FY1982

The Occurrence, Distribution, and Fate of Organic-Vegetation Decay Products in the Vicinity of Mt. St. Helens - Completed FY1982

Atmospheric Deposition Program--Acid Rain - Completed FY1981

Mount St. Helens Aerial Photography - Completed FY1981

Stage-Discharge Ratings, New Stations on Mount St. Helens Streams - Completed FY1981

Elevation Profiles for Mudflows in Streams After the May 18 Eruption of Mount St. Helens - Completed FY1981
 
Stillaguamish Emerging Contaminants
Emerging contaminants in wastewater effluents in the Stillaguamish Watershed
 
Stillaguamish Reservation Water Resources
Stillaguamish Instream SW-GW - Completed FY1986
 
Sumas River Sediment Load
Assessment of Transport and Deposition of Asbestos-Rich Sediment along Swift Creek and the Sumas River, Whatcom County, Washington
 
Stormwater Microarray Study
Evaluation of Juvenile Trout Microarray Tools in the Development of an Ambient Monitoring Approach for Urban Streams
 
Army Stormwater
Army Stormwater, Vancouver Barracks - Completed FY1994
 
Vancouver Lake Nutrient
Developing a Water and Nutrient Budget for Vancouver Lake - Competed FY2014
 
Makah Reservation Water Resources
Water Resources of the Makah Indian Reservation - Completed FY1980

Salmon propagation in Ozette Lake - Completed FY1978
 
Walla Walla Groundwater Nitrates
Evaluation of the Areal, Vertical, and Temporal Distribution of Nitrate and Other Related Nitrogen Species in the Unconsolidated Deposits Near Burbank, Western Walla Walla County - Completed FY1981

Water Resources of the Walla Walla Basin - Completed FY1974
 
NWIFC Water Assessment
Tribal Assessment of Water Resources in Western Washington - Completed FY2011
 
Sediment Records
Collection of Basic Sediment Records, Washington
 
WSDOT Stormwater Monitoring
Assessment of Washington State Department of Transportation Stormwater Monitoring Program - Completed FY2009
 
Washington Lakes
Classification of Washington Lakes with Reconnaissance Data - Completed FY1983

Hydrology of Lakes - Completed FY1978
 
Water-Quality Records
Collection of Basic Water-Quality Records, Washington

Ground-Water Quality Network for the State of Washington - Completed FY1986
 
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP)
EPA Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP), Benthic invertebrates in the Western United States - Completed FY2004
 
Lake Whatcom
Elevated Levels of Mercury in Lake Whatcom Fish - Completed FY2004
 
White River Bioenergetics
White River Salmon Habitat and Energetics Model
 
White River Videography
Habitat Identification for the Upper White River Using Multispectral Imaging - Completed FY2002
 
Phosphorus SPARROW Model for the Yakima River
Deveopment and Calibration of a Total Phosphorus SPARROW Model for the Yakima River Basin - Competed FY2013
 
Yakima Reservation Water Resources
Groundwater Quality, Toppenish Basin - Completed FY1993

Water Resources of the Yakima Indian Reservation - Completed FY1983

Comparison of Regulated and Unregulated Streamflow for the Yakima River at Union Gap, Washington - Completed FY1982

Yakima Indian Reservation QW - Completed FY1975

Water-Quality Investigation of the Yakima Indian Reservation - Completed FY1975
 
Yakima River Temperature Model
Development of Water-Temperature Models for Main-Stem Reaches of the Yakima and Naches Rivers, Washington - Completed FY2007

Streamflow Temperature Model of the Yakima River - Completed FY1982

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