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Job Description:

  • 1) Analyzes hydrographic data to determine trends in movement and utilization of water: Reads meters and gauges to measure waterflow and pressure in streams, conduits, and pipelines, and records data.

  • 2) Measures water level in lakes, reservoirs, and tanks.

  • 3) Calculates seepage and evaporation rates for dams and reservoirs.

  • 4) Measures depth of water in wells and test holes to determine ground water level.

  • 5) Measures snow characteristics to evaluate water yield from snow runoff.

  • 6) Prepares graphs and charts to illustrate water patterns.

  • 7) Positions sluice gates to direct water onto spreading grounds.

  • 8) Installs, calibrates, and maintains metering instruments.

  • 9) Recommends locations for metering stations and instrument placement.




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Job Number: 5060