Texas Water Science Center

Publications

Scientific reports, journal articles, or general interest publications by USGS scientists in the Texas Water Science Center are listed below. Publications span from 1898 to the present.

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Year Published: 1966

Floods on small streams in Texas

The first streamflow station in Texas was established on the Rio Grande at El Paso on May 10, 1889. Sip,ce that time the systematic collection of streamflow data. has expanded. In 1915 the Texas Board of Water Engineers (now the Texas Water Development Board) entered into a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Geological Survey for the purpose of...

Ruggles, Frederick H.
Floods on small streams in Texas; 1966; OFR; 66-119; Ruggles, Frederick H., Jr.

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Flood on Big Fossil Creek at Haltom City near Fort Worth, Texas, in 1962

The approximate area inundated near Fort Worth, Texas, by Big Fossil Creek, during the flood of September 7, 1962, is shown on a topographic map to record the flood hazard in graphic form. Big Fossil Creek, which drains an area of 74.7 square miles, flows generally southeastward along the northeast edge of Fort Worth through Richland Hills and...

Montgomery, John H.; Ruggles, Frederick H.; Patterson, James Lee
Flood on Big Fossil Creek at Haltom City near Fort Worth, Texas, in 1962; 1965; HA; 190; Montgomery, John H.; Ruggles, Frederick H.; Patterson, James Lee

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Freshwater inflow data for Corps of Engineers model study of Houston, Texas, ship channel

Smith, R.E.; Kaminski, E.G.
Freshwater inflow data for Corps of Engineers model study of Houston, Texas, ship channel; 1965; OFR; 65-149; Smith, R. E.; Kaminski, E. G.

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Preliminary report on investigation of salt springs and seeps in a portion of the Permian Basin in Texas

The Permian Basin (fig. 1) comprises a large area in the southern midcontinent region and includes major portions of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Within this basin brine springs and seeps discharge more than 20,000 tons per day of sodium chloride (common table salt). This brine contaminates many streams greatly impairing the utility of...

Stevens, P.R.; Hardt, W.F.
Preliminary report on investigation of salt springs and seeps in a portion of the Permian Basin in Texas; 1965; OFR; 65-153; Stevens, P. R.; Hardt, W. F.

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Reconnaissance of the chemical quality of surface waters of the Sabine River Basin, Texas and Louisiana

The Sabine River basin has an abundant supply .of surface water of excellent quality. The basin area of 9,700 square miles receives an average of about 48 inches of rainfall per year, of which about 13 inches flows to the Gulf of Mexico. Variations in the chemical quality of the surface waters in the Sabine River basin are caused principally by...

Hughes, Leon S.; Leifeste, D.K.
Reconnaissance of the chemical quality of surface waters of the Sabine River Basin, Texas and Louisiana; 1965; WSP; 1809-H; Hughes, Leon S.; Leifeste, D. K.

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Year Published: 1965

Streamflow characteristics of the Brazos River basin, Texas

Goines, W.H.
Streamflow characteristics of the Brazos River basin, Texas; 1965; OFR; 65-64; Goines, W. H.