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Dates

End Date
2016-09-30

Summary

Background In recent years, more and more people have become concerned about Long Island's supply of freshwater. Currently, there is no comprehensive, island-wide resource that summarizes recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research related to the Island's aquifer system. A webpage will be developed by the USGS that will compile published data from the hydrologic-surveillance program, in place since the mid-1970’s, and various USGS sources, and supplement this information with more recent seasonal and annual hydrologic technical assistance will be provided to the Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) to help them produce an easy to understand annual report that will provide a snapshot of the state of Long Island's aquifer system. [...]

Contacts

Principal Investigator :
Jack Monti
Funding Agency :
Suffolk County Water Authority, Cooperative Water Program

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“Long Island Depth to Water Viewer”
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“Groundwater Conditions on Long Island, NY in 2010 Viewer”
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valueThe purpose of the State of the Aquifer web page is to provide a USGS clearinghouse for Long Island groundwater resources. As such, the web page gives a synopsis of general groundwater conditions across Long Island. The resources detailed in each section also include publication citations that point users to further information. See: http://ny.water.usgs.gov/projects/SOTA/

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ScienceBase WMS

ScienceBase WFS

Communities

  • USGS New York Water Science Center

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Water Resources Mission Area
Water Use and Availability Science
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Additional Information

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  • SOTA

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