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Picture of the Misssouri Water Science Center main office.



USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.


Directions from the Kansas City Program Office in Lee's Summit, Missouri, to the USGS Missouri Water Science Center Main Office in Rolla, Missouri


1400 Independence Road, MS-100

Rolla, MO 65401

  1. Take Capital Drive to Main Street and turn right onto Main.
  2. Take Main approximately 2 miles to Colbern Road and turn right.
  3. Take Colbern Road to I-470 (North) toward St. Louis.
  4. Merge onto I-470 east approximately 7 miles to I-70 East (Exit 16B towards St. Louis).
  5. Take I-70 East to U.S. Highway 63 South.
  6. Highway 63 south to Rolla (Highway 63 is also called Bishop in Rolla) to Tenth Street.
  7. Turn left onto Tenth Street; proceed approximately 1.8 miles to Independence Road.
  8. Turn left on Independence Road; proceed approximately .3 mile, (USGS is a large complex on the right).
  9. Enter the building through the first set of glass doors.

Telephone Numbers

  • (573) 308-3667 (USGS Missouri Water Science Center Office)
  • (816) 554-3849 (Kansas City Program Office)
  • (314) 567-7077 (Olivette Field Office)
  • (573) 308-3824 (Rolla Field Office)

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