U.S. Geological Survey — U.S. Department of Energy Cooperative Studies in Nevada
The USGS provides geologic, hydrologic, and other scientific and technical expertise required in the accomplishment of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Defense Program (DP), Program Readiness and Environmental Protection/Hydrogeologic Services activities at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). The USGS provides hydrologic data that are used to develop groundwater supplies that support ongoing activities and assist in planning new activities on the NNSS.
Principal USGS objectives for Program Readiness activities are to:
Principal USGS objectives for Environmental Protection/Hydrogeologic Services activities are to:
Hydrologist measuring depth to water in well USW VH-1.
U.S. Geological Survey,
Nevada Water Science Center
160 N. Stephanie Street
Henderson, NV 89074-8829