United States Geological Survey, programs in Delaware [unknown]

1995 Fact Sheet   unpublished
The USGS provides maps, reports, and information to help others meet their needs to manage, develop, and protect America's water, energy, mineral, and land resources. We help find natural resources needed to build tomorrow, and supply scientific understanding needed to help minimize or mitigate the effects of natural hazards and environmental damage caused by human activities. The results of our efforts touch the daily lives of almost every American. National Water-Quality Assessment Program
more » ... effect of human activity on water quality is a very important and visible environmental issue in the Nation. In response to this concern, the U.S. Geo logical Survey (USGS) is conducting the National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program, a comprehensive assessment of water quality in 60 large regions across the Nation. The NAWQA
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