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CURRENT CONDITIONS

Current streamflow conditions in North Carolina.

Current streamflow conditions map.
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ABOUT THE NC WATER SCIENCE CENTER

Raleigh Main Office
3916 Sunset Ridge Rd
Raleigh, N.C. 27607
Phone: (919) 571-4000

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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.

Water Resources of North Carolina

Welcome to the USGS North Carolina Water Science Center. These pages are your source for water-resource information collected and interpreted by the U.S. Geological Survey in North Carolina.

Real-time water data for North Carolina

Click on a river basin to obtain real-time data.

Quick Links to Real-Time Data Real-time data typically are recorded at 15-60 minute intervals, stored onsite, and then transmitted to USGS offices every 1 to 4 hours, depending on the data relay technique used. Recording and transmission times may be more frequent during critical events. Data from real-time sites are relayed to USGS offices via satellite, telephone, and/or radio and are available for viewing within minutes of arrival.


  
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Of Current Interest

New North Carolina Rainfall data map

Realtime rainfall data map screenshot

North Carolina rainfall data map

The North Carolina WSC has released a new map interface to our rainfall data.

Through this map, you can view cummulative rainfall totals at USGS raingages across the state, in 1-, 2-, 3-, 6-, 12-, and 24-hour and 2- and 7-day increments.

Map features include options to view National Weather Service rainfall disribution maps and a sortable table of gaged rainfall totals.

Special thanks to Terry Ortel and the Illinois Water Science Center, who developed the initial rainfall data map and provided technical assistance as we implemented the data maps for North Carolina.

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Recent Publications

DS 820
Nutrient Load Summaries for Major Lakes and Estuaries of the Eastern United States, 2002
By Michelle C. Moorman, Anne B. Hoos, Suzanne B. Bricker, Richard B. Moore, Ana María García, and Scott W. Ator
Data Series 820
SIR 2013–5236
Simulation of Groundwater Flow and Saltwater Movement in the Onslow County Area, North Carolina: Predevelopment–2010
By Jason M. Fine and Eve L. Kuniansky
Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5236
SIR 2013–5041
Hydrogeology, Groundwater Seepage, Nitrate Distribution, and Flux at the Raleigh Hydrogeologic Research Station, Wake County, North Carolina, 2005-2007
By Kristen Bukowski McSwain, Richard E. Bolich, and Melinda J. Chapman
Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5041

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Podcasts

USGS CoreCast: Groundwater Awareness Week is March 6-12
From large drawdowns in the Great Plains aquifer to arsenic in some wells in New England, this episode of CoreCast highlights six different USGS groundwater studies all across the United States, including Wake County in North Carolina. (7.68 Mb)

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A transcript is available.

North Carolina Podcast Series


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