U.S. Plans Major Study of Water Resources

Tucson Citizen

U.S. plans big study of water resources
Gannett News Service
Published: 04.04.2008

WASHINGTON – For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Geological Survey will conduct a census of the nation’s water resources to give federal, state and tribal officials information on water usage.
The 10-year, $95 million study would divide the country into 21 major river basins and look at stream flows, ground water levels and recharge, water pollution, population trends and water use.

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