Central Midwest Water Science Center

Publications

These publications are written or co-authored by Central Midwest Water Science Center personnel in conjuction with their work at the USGS and other government agencies.  They include USGS reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and published abstracts that  are available in the USGS Publications  Warehouse.

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Year Published: 1971

Floods in the Wapsipinicon River Basin, Iowa

Flood information is reported for 338 miles of the main stem and six tributaries of the Wapsipinicon River. The information will be of use to those concerned with the design of bridges and other structures and the conduct of various operations on the flood plains of the streams. Included in the report are flood-peak records, gaging-station records...

Schwob, Harlan H.
Floods in the Wapsipinicon River Basin, Iowa; 1971; OFR; Schwob, Harlan H.

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The water resources of southeast Iowa

Water is vital in the lives of the people and the economy of any area.  In order to utilize this natural resource in the most efficient and beneficial manner, a basic knowledge and understanding of its sources and the occurrence and potential of each source must be gained.  To provide this knowledge, the Water Resources Division of the U...

Coble, R.W.; Roberts, J.V.

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Flood of March 3, 1970, on Old Mans Creek, Johnson County, Iowa

The purpose of this report is to provide information on a large flood on an 18-mile reach at the lower end of Old Mans Creek in Johnson County, Iowa, (see figure 1).

Schwob, H.H.
Flood of March 3, 1970, on Old Mans Creek, Johnson County, Iowa; 1970; OFR; 70-293; Schwob, H. H.

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Flood profile study, Hoosier Creek, Linn County, Iowa

The purpose of this report is to present the results of a flood-profile study made for Hoosier Creek and its tributary, South Hoosier Creek. The reaches studied extend from near the south Linn County line upstream to U.S. Highway 218 on Hoosier Creek, and from the mouth to U.S. Highway 218 on South Hoosier Creek. A total of about 11 miles of...

Schwob, Harlan H.
Flood profile study, Hoosier Creek, Linn County, Iowa; 1970; OFR; 70-294; Schwob, Harlan H.

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Flood profile study, Morgan Creek, Linn County, Iowa

The purpose of this report is to present the results of a study made for a 35,000-foot reach of Morgan Creek. The report shows profiles computed for a large flood under existing conditions and for a smaller flood for two assumed conditions of encroachment. Flood-plain management can benefit from this type of information during future expansion of...

Schwob, Harlan H.
Flood profile study, Morgan Creek, Linn County, Iowa; 1970; OFR; 70-295; Schwob, Harlan H.

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Floods in the upper Des Moines River Basin, Iowa

Data on flood stages, discharges, and frequency are used in the design of bridges and other structures and the conduct of various operations on the flood plains of streams. This report provides these data in the form of flood-peak records, gaging-station records, frequency curves, and flood profiles. Information is provided for 253 miles of...

Schwab, Harlan H.
Floods in the Upper Des Moines River Basin, Iowa; 1970; OFR; 70-296; Schwab, Harlan H.

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The streamflow-data program in Iowa, evaluation of the past, proposal for the future

No abstract available

Burmeister, I.L.
The streamflow-data program in Iowa, evaluation of the past, proposal for the future; 1970; OFR; 70-48; Burmeister, I. L.

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Geology and ground-water resources of Linn County, Iowa

Linn County, in east-central Iowa, covers about 713 square miles and lies in the Western Young Drift section of the Central Lowlands physiographic province. The normal annual rainfall in the county is about 33 inches and the annual mean temperature is about 48°F. The population in 1960 was 136,899, of which 75 percent was urban. Ground water...

Hansen, Robert E.

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Ground water resources of Iowa

No abstract available.

Steinhilber, W.L.; Horick, P. J.

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Maximum floods in Iowa

No abstract available.

Schwob, H.H.