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Water Resources of the Caribbean

Welcome to the USGS Caribbean Water Science Center. These pages are your source for water-resource information collected and interpreted by the U.S. Geological Survey in the Caribbean.


Hydrologic Information and Data


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Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago Loiza at Damsite (50059000) Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago La Plata at Damsite (50045000) Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago Toa Vaca at Damsite (50111210) Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago Cerrillos at Damsite (50113950)
Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago Loíza at Damsite (50059000)
Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago La Plata at Damsite (50045000)
Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago Toa Vaca at Damsite (50111210)
Reservoir water surface elevation at Lago Cerrillos at Damsite (50113950)

« Water Watch


Map of real-time streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year


« Recent Newsletters


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Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center Newsletter Volume 1, Spring 2015.

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« Map Resources


« Educational Resources


Icon representing water La Ciencia del Agua para las Escuelas. Aquí se ofrece información sobre muchos aspectos del agua, desde qué es el agua, en dónde se encuentra, hasta cómo se usa.
http://water.usgs.gov/gotita/

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Emergency Management Tools


USGS WaterAlert WaterAlert: Get notified about events as they happen.
USGS WaterNOW WaterNOW text message: Request stream data from anywhere.
Earthquakes near Puerto Rico Earthquakes near Puerto Rico: Retrieves data every 5 mins.
Real Time Flood Alert System (RTFAS) RTFAS: Provides information from USGS, NWS, and AEMEAD.
Puerto Rico Drought Watch Drought Watch shows the 7-day average streamflow conditions.
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Earthquake Program: Monitors and reports earthquakes.

« Quick Access to Real-Time Monitoring Networks


NOTICE: As of August 1, 2013, rainfall and river level data from precipitation and gaging stations for El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua may be accessed through the NOAA HADS website.

« Recent Publications


The Caribbean Water Science Center produces publications about water resources.

OFR 2014-1117 Scientific Investigation Map 2014-3219
Sedimentation survey of Lago Loíza, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, July 2009

OFR 2014-1117 Open-File Report 2014-1117
Estimated Water Use in Puerto Rico, 2010

SIR 2014-5102 Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5102

Hydrogeology and Hydrology of the Punta Cabullones Wetland Area, Ponce, Southern Puerto Rico, 2007−08 

SIM 2014-3296 Hydrogeology of Puerto Rico and the Outlying Islands of Vieques, Culebra, and Mona

SIR 2012-5254 Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5254
Evaluation of Groundwater Quality and Selected Hydrologic Conditions in the South Coast Aquifer, Santa Isabel Area, Puerto Rico, 2008−09

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« Caribbean Monitoring Networks


The USGS Caribbean Water Science Center continuously monitors surface water, ground water, and water quality parameters across the region. Monitoring sites are operated in cooperation with various local, State, or Federal agencies.

Find out about the Caribbean surface-water monitoring network.

Surface Water

Puerto Rico provides real-time water-stage, streamflow and precipitation data at 124 sites across the state.

Find out about the Caribbean ground-water monitoring network.

Ground Water

74 ground-water wells are monitored by the USGS in Puerto Rico.

Find out about the Caribbean water-quality monitoring network.

Water Quality

Water-quality conditions are continuously monitored by the USGS at 53 sites across Puerto Rico

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