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Year Published: 1966

Reservoirs in the United States

This report summarizes the storage capacities and related data of reservoirs and controlled natural lakes for the contermimous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Data are given for all storage facilities having a usable capacity of 5,000 acre-feet or more and completed or under construction as of Jan 1, 1963.A...

Martin, R.O.R.; Hanson, Ronald L.
Reservoirs in the United States; 1966; WSP; 1838; Martin, R. O. R.; Hanson, Ronald L.

Year Published: 1966

Temperature of surface waters in the conterminous United States

Temperature is probably the most important, but least discussed, parameter in determining water quality. The purpose of this report is to present the average or most probable temperatures of surface waters in the conterminous United States and to cite factors that affect and are affected by water temperature. Temperature is related, usually...

Blakey, James F.
Temperature of surface waters in the conterminous United States; 1966; HA; 235; Blakey, James F.

Year Published: 1965

Preliminary map of the conterminous United States showing depth to and quality of shallowest ground water containing more than 1,000 parts per million dissolved solids

In this atlas, mineralized ground water is viewed presently as a source of water in some areas, but in much of the country as a source for future development. Mineralized water underlies large areas of the country, and its importance will grow as present supplies of fresh water are appropriated and developed. The potential uses fall in two main...

Feth, John Henry Frederick
Preliminary map of the conterminous United States showing depth to and quality of shallowest ground water containing more than 1,000 parts per million dissolved solids; 1965; HA; 199; Feth, John Henry Frederick

Year Published: 1964

Chemical quality of public water supplies of the United States and Puerto Rico, 1962

Municipal water systems in the United States and Puerto Rico supply water for many commercial and industrial uses as well as for domestic wells. It is generally known that our water resources are unequally distributed throughout the country, but it is not quite so well understood that the quality of our water resources is also variable. This...

Durfor, Charles N.; Becker, Edith
Chemical quality of public water supplies of the United States and Puerto Rico, 1962 shown as statewide averages, mainly in graphic and tabular form; 1964; HA; 200; Durfor, Charles N.; Becker, Edith

Year Published: 1964

Public water supplies of the 100 largest cities of the United States, 1962

The public water supplies of the 100 largest cities in the United States (1960 U.S. Census) serve 9,650 million gallons of water per day (mgd) to 60 million people, which is 34 percent of the Nation's total population and 48 percent of the Nation's urban population. The amount of water used to satisfy the domestic needs as well as the needs of...

Durfor, Charles N.; Becker, Edith
Public water supplies of the 100 largest cities of the United States, 1962; 1964; WSP; 1812; Durfor, Charles N.; Becker, Edith.

Year Published: 1964

Seismic refraction survey in the Great Miami River Valley and vicinity, Montgomery, Warren, and Butler Counties, Ohio

As part of a continuing program to define the thickness and extent of water-bearing sand and gravel deposits in southwestern Ohio, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Ohio Division of Water and The Miami Conservancy District, completed a seismic refraction survey of the Great Miami River valley and adjacent areas between Dayton and...

Watkins, Joel S.; Spieker, Andrew M.
Seismic refraction survey in the Great Miami River Valley and vicinity, Montgomery, Warren, and Butler Counties, Ohio; 1964; OFR; 64-161; Watkins, Joel S.; Spieker, Andrew Maute

Year Published: 1963

Principal lakes of the United States

The United States has about 250 fresh-water lakes that are known to have surface areas of 10 square miles or more. Nearly 100 of these are in Alaska, and 100 in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York,, and Maine. Thirty-four fresh-water lakes, exclusive of the Great Lakes, are known to have maximum depths of 250 feet or more. Twenty of these are...

Bue, Conrad D.
Principal lakes of the United States; 1963; CIR; 476; Bue, Conrad D.

Year Published: 1963

Refraction seismic studies in the Miami River, Whitewater River, and Mill Creek valleys, Hamilton and Butler Counties, Ohio

Between September 17 and November 9, 1962, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with Ohio Division of Water, Miami Conservancy District, and c,ty of Cincinnati, Ohio, co.,:ducted a refraction seismic study in Hamilton and Butler Counties, southwest Ohio. The area lies between Hamilton, Ohio, and the Ohio River and includes a preglacial...

Watkins, Joel S.
Refraction seismic studies in the Miami River, Whitewater River, and Mill Creek valleys, Hamilton and Butler Counties, Ohio; 1963; OFR; 63-133; Watkins, Joel S.

Year Published: 1963

The role of ground water in the national water situation: With state summaries based on reports by District Offices of Ground Water Branch

Ground water in the United States has emerged from a quantitatively minor (though incalculably valuable) water source, whose chief role was in the settlement of primitive areas, to a major source now accounting for one-fifth to one-sixth of the Nation's total withdrawal requirements for water. With the growth in ground-water withdrawals is an...

McGuinness, Charles Lee
The role of ground water in the national water situation : with state summaries based on reports by District Offices of Ground Water Branch; 1963; WSP; 1800; McGuinness, Charles Lee

Year Published: 1961

Floods of January-February 1959 in Indiana

The floods of January-February 1959 in Indiana exceeded those previously known on many streams in the southeastern portion of the State in January and on several streams in the Wabash Valley during February. At least 3 lives were lost, more than 2,000 people were evacuated, and dozens of bridges were washed away. Heavy rains falling on frozen...

Hale, Malcolm D.; Hoggatt, Richard Earl
Floods of January-February 1959 in Indiana; 1961; CIR; 440; Hale, Malcolm D.; Hoggatt, Richard Earl

Year Published: 1960

Floods in Indiana, magnitude and frequency

Green, A.R.; Hoggatt, R.E.
Floods in Indiana, magnitude and frequency; 1960; OFR; 60-60; Green, A. R.; Hoggatt, R. E.

Year Published: 1959

Study and interpretation of the chemical characteristics of natural water

The chemical composition of natural water is derived from many different sources of solutes, including gases and aerosols from the atmosphere, weathering and erosion of rocks and soil, solution or precipitation reactions occurring below the land surface, and cultural effects resulting from activities of man. Some of the processes of solution or...

Hem, John David
Study and interpretation of the chemical characteristics of natural water; 1959; WSP; 1473; Hem, John David