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Can’t See It, Can’t Feel It, Can’t Live Without It: Ground Water
Released: 3/28/2001

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Rebecca Phipps 1-click interview
Phone: (703) 648-4414

Learn how state and local water agencies use ground-water information from the USGS to address ground water and subsidence issues and, at the same time, preserve one of our nation’s most critical natural resources at a briefing, "Ground-Water Resources for the Future."

Thursday, March 29 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2261 Washington, D.C.


Frederick Lissner, Oregon Water Resources Department

Ron Neighbors, Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District

William Alley, U.S. Geological Survey

This briefing is sponsored by Rep. Tom Davis (Va.), Sen. Gordon Smith (Ore.), and Rep. Gene Green (Tex.).

The USGS serves the nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

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