Wisconsin Water Science Center
8505 Research Way
Middleton, WI 53562
Agency/Department: Dept. of Interior
Background/History of the Laboratory:
The USGS is the Nation's largest water, earth, biological
science, and civilian mapping agency and has the
principal responsibility within the Federal government for providing hydrologic information and for
Nation's water resources. Water resource activities in Wisconsin are conducted by hydologists, hydrologic
engineers, and others from the District office in Middleton and in field offices in Middleton, Merrill,
and Rice Lake.
Mission of the Laboratory:
Our mission is to develop and maintain a comprehensive water resources program responsive
to the needs of
Wisconsin, and the United States.