Earlier this year, Congress provided $6 million in additional funding for the USGS National Streamflow Information Program.
We are applying Idaho’s share of that new funding, $141,000, to 10 streamgages throughout the state. These 10 streamgages, and the hundreds like them, benefit Idaho communities in a variety of ways. Read more >
Hydrologist Ryan Fossness developed maps and geospatial data of habitat used by the endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon in two reaches of the river. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is using the information to help design a river substrate enhancement pilot project.
USGS hydrologist James Bartolino publishes the stream seepage and groundwater level data-collection component necessary to develop a groundwater-flow model for the Wood River Valley aquifer system.