Wisconsin is rich in water, both groundwater and surface water.
This section describes Wisconsin’s aquifers, springs, sinkholes, and karst. Here you can learn about the network of wells that monitor groundwater levels throughout the state and where you can find well records dating back to 1936. You’ll also find videos of the many public talks our staff have given on various aspects of Wisconsin’s water resources and blog posts about our water-related research.
Water talks by WGNHS staff
Wisconsin’s Karst AquifersFebruary 20, 2020
Streams of Data from Streams of WisconsinAugust 29, 2019
Mapping the Springs of WisconsinAugust 23, 2018
Groundwater, Wetlands, and Geology: The Invisible LinksApril 12, 2018
- More Water talks posts
WGNHS water research
Central Sands Nitrate and Neonicotinoid StudyMarch 27, 2023
WGNHS publication receives John C. Frye Memorial AwardOctober 6, 2022
Aerial survey in northeast WisconsinJanuary 11, 2021
- More Water research posts