Shown here are a few examples of the maps and services available within the community that illustrate historical conditions, present situations, and potential future climate impacts on water resources, specifically water availability and disasters such as flooding.  For more examples of maps related to climate resilience and change, check out the Resilience Community Map Gallery.


AQUEDUCT – Water Risk Atlas

Web-based interactive mapping platform for understanding and visualizing various water risks such as flood, quantity, and drought.

Contributors: World Resources Institute

Groundwater Depletion in the United States (1900-2008)

Scientific article on groundwater depletion in the United States from 1900 – 2008.

Contributors: USGS

USGS Groundwater Watch

Web portal containing surface water, groundwater, and water quality data compiled from local, distributed databases from approximately 850,000 wells.

Contributors: USGS

Water Watch – Stream Flow Data

Daily metrics from U.S stream guage data on streamflow, drought, and flood as well as historic statistics.

Contributors: USGS


Interactive map platform for near real-time streamflow conditions and weather radar.

Contributors: USGS

Storm Prediction Center

Web portal for viewing daily forecasts, storm warnings, reports, and climatologies in the United States.

Contributors: NOAA, NWS

Flood Inundation Mapping (FIM) Program

Online mapping tool to help communities protect lives and property by providing tools and information to help them understand their local flood risks and make cost-effective mitigation decisions.

Contributors: USGS

National Weather Service Flood Inundation Map Libraries

Stream guage locations that monitor the state of streams, recording when stage height has reached flood levels.

Contributors: NOAA, NWS

National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

Platform for historical and current drought conditions as well as vegetation, fire, and soil mositure maps and tools.

Contributors: NOAA, USDA, National Drought Resilience Partnership (NDRP) Working Group

National Climate Change Viewer (NCCV)

Historical and future climate projections from various downscaled models of emission scenarios.

Contributors: USGS, IPCC

Integrated Climate and Land Use Scenarios (ICLUS)

Web portal using climate models to project land use and land cover changes in the United States.

Contributors: EPA

National Water and Climate Center

Interactive map portal providing data for conservation and tools for assessing water supplies under different conditions.

Contributors: National Resources Conservation Service

Updated on May 11, 2021