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By clicking on the topics and images below, you will find links to data and information that will enhance your awareness and appreciation of water resources in Ohio and introduce water-sports enthusiasts to the products and services from the USGS.

BOATING--canoeing on the Big Darby Creek Current Events DAMS AND LOCKS--Hoover Dam at Hoover Reservoir, Westerville, OH EDUCATION--kayak lessons
FISHING--smallmouth bass caught on Big Darby Creek LAKES AND RESERVOIRS--one of Ohio's many beautiful reservoirs NATIONAL PARKS--National Park Service map of Ohio's National Parks PUBLIC ACCESS--boat ramp
RIVER CONDITIONS--USGS Gage installation at Muskingum River at Zanesville SAFETY--dangerous water STATE PARKS--Wolf Run State Park


Boating    Current Events     Dams and Locks    Education    Fishing    Lakes and Reservoirs    National Parks    Public Access    River Conditions    Safety    State Parks     Weather 

Water-Resources Activities of the U.S. Geological Survey

The USGS is the Nation's largest earth-science agency and has the principal responsibility within the Federal government for providing hydrologic information and for appraising the Nation's water resources. Hydrologic data and other data are used in research and hydrologic studies to describe the quantity, quality, and location of the water resources of the United States. The collection, analysis, and interpretation of these data is done in cooperation with other Federal, state and local agencies, universities, and research centers.

Contact Information

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USGS Water Resources Division
6480 Doubletree Avenue
Columbus, OH 43229-1111
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Last Modification: Monday, April 22, 2002

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