Source Water and Watershed Protection Web map

Groundwater is an important source of drinking water stored in the earth beneath our feet, in spaces between sand, soils, and fractured rock known as an aquifer. Layers of aquifers […]

Water, Weather and Closed Basins

Story map depicting the history and hydrology of Washoe County’s closed basins, covering topics such as the water cycle, the water year, and lake levels.


ScienceBase provides access to aggregated information derived from many data and information domains, including feeds from existing data systems, metadata catalogs, and scientists contributing new and original content. ScienceBase architecture […]

National Water Information System

Database providing access to water-resources data collected at approximately 20,000 sites in Nevada. Online access to this data is organized by surface water, groundwater, water quality, water use.