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Monday, November 19, 2007

USGS Circular on Water Budgets

Water will continue to be a critical issue through the coming years. This tool from the USGS will help planners.

USGS Examines Importance of Water Budgets in Addressing Water Availability

ConcernsReleased: 11/19/2007 11:42:45 AM

Contact Information:U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological SurveyOffice of Communication119 National CenterReston, VA 20192
William Alley Phone: 619-225-6125
Jennifer LaVista Phone: 703-648-4432

A new USGS Circular illustrates the importance of water budgets as an essential tool in addressing concerns about water availability in the 21st Century.

Ensuring sustainable water supplies requires an understanding of the hydrologic cycle. Water budgets enable an accounting of water as it moves through Earth's atmosphere, land surface and subsurface. This tool provides...(complete article here).

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