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



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Water Resources of North Carolina

The USGS and Hurricane Matthew

After the Storm - Hurricane Matthew and the Floods

Visit the South Atlantic WSC Hurricane Matthew PortalHurricane Matthew Information Portal
The USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC) is deploying most of the USGS Storm-Tide Network along the Atlantic coast to monitor the timing, extent, and magnitude of the storm tide during the passage of Hurricane Matthew. This data will be available from a web application portal.

SAWSC is also responding to the rains and flooding being forecast by ensuring that USGS real-time gages are operational and providing critical information on river stage and rainfall to the public, National Weather Service, and emergency management officials. In addition, USGS will deploy staff to make streamflow measurements at streamgages across the state to verify and update the relations river stage and streamflow. These relations are critical for determining the volume of water that passes a streamgaging station at any given river stage and are used in issuing flood warnings, mapping floodplains, monitoring water-quality and environmental conditions and managing water resources.

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Recent Publications

OFR 2016-1137
Quality of surface-water supplies in the Triangle Area of North Carolina, water years 2012–13
By C.A. Pfeifle, J.L. Cain, and R.B. Rasmussen
Open-File Report 2016-1137
SIR 2015-5137
Hydraulic model and flood-inundation maps developed for the Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina
By Douglas G. Smith and Chad R. Wagner
Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5137
OFR 2016-1002
Quality of surface-water supplies in the Triangle area of North Carolina, water years 2010-11
By C.A. Pfeifle, J.L. Cain, and R.B. Rasmussen
Open File Report 2016-1002

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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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