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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.

Useful Resources


  • U. S. Department of the Interior

    The mission of the Department of the Interior is to protect and provide access to our Nations natural and cultural heritage and honor our trust responsibilities to tribes.

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect public health and to safeguard and improve the natural environment - air, water, and land - upon which human life depends.

  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    NOAA is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere and is a provider of environmental information products, environmental stewardship services, and scientific reseach.

  • National Weather Service (NWS)

    The primary mission of the NWS is to provide weather and flood warnings, public forecasts and advisories for all of the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, primarily for the protection of life and property.

  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)

    The NJDEP is dedicated to assisting the residents of NJ by preserving, sustaining, protecting and enhancing the environment by ensuring high environmental quality, public health and economic vitality.

  • New Jersey State Library

    Information resources for State Government and all New Jerseyans.

  • Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)

    The DRBC is a river basin planning, development and regulatory agency.

Water Resources



  • The USGS and Science Education

    A U.S. Geological Survey site that provides scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues that affect our quality of life.

  • Educational Resources

    Scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues that affect our quality of life - selected online resources, including lessons, data, maps, and more, to support teaching, learning, education (K-12), and university-level inquiry and research.

  • US Army Corps of Engineers Education Center

    A U.S. ACE site for students, teachers, librarians, and other educators. Topics covered include disaster response, engineering, environmental protection, navigation, recreation, water resources management, and research.

  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - for students, educators, and scientists

    A NIEHS site that provides activities, tools, and resources to help students, educators, and scientists understand and explain the relations between human health and the environment.

Water Science

  • Water Science for Schools

    Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge

  • EPA Drinking Water for Kids and Education

    An Environmental Protection Agency Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water site for kids and teachers. Topics include the water cycle, ground-water movement, water purification, where our water comes from, and hands-on activities.

  • EPA Surf Your Watershed

    An Environmental Protection Agency site that helps you locate, use, and share environmental information about your state and watershed.

  • The National Academies Water Information Center

    A NAWIC site that provides information to students, scientists, engineers, managers, and policymakers on water-related topics, such as water supply, sanitation, hydrologic hazards, water quality, and river basin systems.

For Kids

  • Science in Your Backyard: New Jersey

    New Jersey state facts, press releases, real-timeinformation, and highlighted links.

  • The Adventures of Science Bob

    A great site for kids! “Science Bob” Pflugfelder makes science fun by showing experiments to do at home, explaining weather information, providing science fair project ideas, explaining how the human body works, and answering your science questions.

  • NASA Earth Science for Kids

    A National Aeronautics and Space Administration site for kids and teachers that includes games and teacher guides. This site explains how people affect the earth and how NASA studies the land, air, water, and natural hazards.

  • National Drinking Water Clearinghouse for Kids

    A NDWC site for kids and educators that provides links to fun and interesting sites on the web all about water.

  • Cool Science for Children

    An educational site that helps promote awareness of and improvements to the relationship between science, technology and our natural and social environments.


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