Texas Water Science Center
Water information is fundamental to national and local economic well-being, protection of life and property, and effective management of water resources. The USGS works with partners in Texas to monitor, assess, conduct targeted research, and deliver information on a wide range of water resources including streamflow, groundwater, water quality, and water use and availability.
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New supervisors for the North Texas Ecology, Gulf Coast Studies, and North Texas Hydrology and Hydraulics sections
The Texas Water Science Center welcomes our three new supervisors: Chris Churchill, the new North Texas Ecology Studies Chief; John Ellis, the new Gulf Coast Studies Section Chief; and Jon Thomas, the new North Texas Hydrology and Hydraulics Studies Chief.
Update: These positions have closed.
Looking for a fun and challenging job where you get to spend a lot of your time outdoors? We have current job openings for hydrologic technicians in our Fort Worth, El Paso, and Lubbock offices.
Adjudicating groundwater: A judge’s guide to understanding groundwater and modeling
Dividing the Waters offers this groundwater science bench book that cannot be matched by any other scientific or judicial publication. Adjudicating Groundwater combines the expertise and experience of academic scientists (UC Davis/Stanford), federal scientists (U.S. Geological Survey), and judicial officers to create a...Brandt, Alf; Fienen, Michael N.; White, Jeremy; Harter, Thomas; Moran, Tara; Wildman, Eric
Preferential groundwater seepage in karst terrane inferred from geoelectric measurements
The Ellenburger–San Saba aquifer discharges spring flows into the overlying Hamilton Creek bed in Burnet County, central Texas. The aquifer is susceptible to contamination from surface‐water reservoirs because of the presence of dissolution cavities that are hydraulically connected to the reservoirs in some locations. There is concern that...Ikard, Scott; Pease, Emily
Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Wolfcamp Shale and Bone Spring Formation of the Delaware Basin, Permian Basin Province, New Mexico and Texas, 2018
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey assessed undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous mean resources of 46.3 billion barrels of oil and 281 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Wolfcamp shale and Bone Spring Formation of the Delaware Basin in the Permian Basin Province, southeast New Mexico and west Texas.Gaswirth, Stephanie B.; French, Katherine L.; Pitman, Janet K.; Marra, Kristen R.; Mercier, Tracey J.; Leathers-Miller, Heidi M.; Schenk, Christopher J.; Tennyson, Marilyn E.; Woodall, Cheryl A.; Brownfield, Michael E.; Finn, Thomas M.; Le, Phuong A.