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Media Advisory/Photo Op - USGS Hydrologists Conduct Measurements at Various Stream Gaging Stations around Kansas City Area
Released: 10/14/1998

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Clint Nagel 1-click interview
Phone: 816-254-7272

Dale Blevins
Phone: 816-254-8172



Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey are gaging, measuring and assessing the water levels that increased as a result of the flash floods that occurred last Sunday and Monday in the Kansas City, Mo. area, killing 11 people.

Monitoring of this critical information has been heightened in the aftermath of last week’s record rainfall.

Photo and interview opportunities are available from Wednesday, October 14 through Friday, October 16 as USGS hydrologists conduct measurements at various stream gaging stations around the Kansas City area. Reporters and editors are invited to contact Clint Nagel at 816/254-7272 to arrange an appointment.

Additional information about USGS research in the state of Missouri can be found at: http://wwwdmorll.er.usgs.gov/home.html


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