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Water Resource Studies in Oregon and Washington

U.S Geological Survey
Oregon Water Science Center
2130 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 251-3200
Fax: (503) 251-3470




National | Select a basin: Beaver Creek (coast) | Clackamas | Columbia | Deschutes | Johnson Creek | Klamath | McKenzie | Mosier | Sandy | Santiam | South Fork Yamhill | Tualatin | Umatilla | Umpqua | Willamette | Yakima

Multibasin Programs

green ball\ icon Pacific Northwest SPARROW model
 Surface-Water Studies
 Collection of Basic Ground-Water Records
 Water Use Program
 National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA) Periodic National Summary
 Measurement of Scour at Selected Bridges in Oregon (Completed)
 Estimating Maximum Water Temperature in Streams Using Neural Network Models (Completed)
 Processes Affecting Water Quality Due to Eruption of Mount St. Helens (Completed)
 Pacific Northwest 100K-Scale River Reach Project (Completed)

Beaver Creek Basin

 Beaver Creek Hydrology (Ona State Park)

Chetco River Basin

 Chetco River Sediment Transport Study

Clackamas River Basin

 Clackamas River Basin Water-Quality Study

Columbia River Basin (basinwide, mainstem, or small tributaries)

green ball\ icon Columbia River Contaminants and Habitat Characterization
green ball\ icon Columbia Plateau Ground-Water Availability Study
 Lower Columbia River Dissolved Gas Monitoring
green ball\ icon Columbia River Basalt Stratigraphy in Oregon (Completed)
 Investigation of Organic Compounds in Buffalo Slough Using Semipermeable-Membrane Devices (Completed)
 Geomorphic Context of Archeological Sites near Ridgefield, Washington (Completed)
 Columbia River Bi-State Water-Quality Study (Completed)
 Lower Columbia River Organochlorine Compounds (Completed)

Deschutes River Basin

 Model Analysis of the Hydrologic Response to Climate Change in the Upper Deschutes Basin, Central Oregon
 Hydrogeologic and Geochemical Investigations of Groundwater near La Pine (Completed)
 Groundwater Assessement, Upper Deschutes Basin (Completed)
 Hydrologic and Water-Quality Data, Newberry Volcano and Vicinity, Oregon, 1991-95 (Completed)

Johnson Creek Basin

 Johnson Creek Basin Hydrologic Monitoring Study

Klamath River Basin

 Links to USGS Klamath Basin Studies and Data

McKenzie River Basin

 McKenzie River Source Water Quality Protection
 Environmental Flow Studies in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon
 Water Temperature Modeling in the Middle Fork Willamette and South Santiam River Basins to Assess the Effects of Dams and Dam Operations

Mosier Creek Basin

 Mosier Valley Ground-Water Sustainability Study

Sandy River Basin

 Marmot Dam removal
 Impact of CMA Anti-Icing Material on the Water Quality of Bear Creek, Sandy River Basin (Completed)

Santiam River Basin

 North Santiam River Basin Suspended-Sediment and Turbidity Study
 Detroit Lake Temperature and Suspended Sediment Model
 Water Temperature Modeling in the Middle Fork Willamette and South Santiam River Basins to Assess the Effects of Dams and Dam Operations
 Environmental Flow Studies in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon

South Fork Yamhill River Basin

 Reconnaissance of Water Resources in the Grand Ronde Area (Completed)

Tualatin River Basin

 Tualatin River Basin Water-Quality Assessment
 Tualatin River Temperature Modeling (Completed)

Umatilla River Basin

 Umatilla Basin Ground-Water Study

Umpqua River Basin

 Effects of Diamond Lake Restoration on Water Quality and Algal Conditions in the North Umpqua River, Oregon
 Metals in Stream Water and Bed Sediment, South Umpqua River (Completed)
 Nutrient-Metabolism Relations in a Periphyton-Dominated Stream Community (Completed)

Willamette River Basin (basinwide, mainstem, or small tributaries)

 Willamette Basin Ground-Water Study
 Assessing Mercury Loads into and out of Cottage Grove Reservoir, Oregon
 Monitoring Sediment Loads and Water Quality during a Short Term Drawdown Event for Downstream Juvenile Fish Passage at Fall Creek Lake, Upper Willamette Basin, Oregon
 Willamette River Water Temperature Investigation
 National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA) - Willamette Basin
 Estimated Depth to Ground Water and Configuration of the Water Table in the Portland, Oregon Area (Completed)
 Portland Basin Ground-Water Study (Completed)
 Willamette Contaminants(Completed)
 Impact of Herbicide Use in the Management of Roadside Vegetation (Completed)
 Trace Elements and Organic Compounds in Streambed Sediments in the Area of Salem, Oregon (Completed)

Yakima River Basin, Washington

 Yakima River Basin National Water-Quality Assessment
 Lower Yakima River Nutrient Study

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