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Hydrologic-Data Collection in the Five Boroughs of New York City

Dates

End Date
2016-09-30

Summary

Problem Previous hydrologic studies have indicated that there may be sufficient water resources underlying Queens, Kings, Richmond, New York, and Bronx Counties for use as a supplemental water supply in times of drought or other emergency. An extensive ground-water and surface-water monitoring program is necessary to provide a comprehensive hydrologic data set for use in ongoing and future ground-water investigations. Objective The project will provide a continuous hydrologic data set needed for resource assessment, planning, and protection. To meet this objective the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, maintains and operates a network of approximately 225 monitoring [...]

Contacts

Principal Investigator :
Irene Fisher
Funding Agency :
NYC Department of Environmental Protection

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5 boroughs monitoring network
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  • USGS New York Water Science Center

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Alternate Titles

  • Hydrologic-Data Collection NYC

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