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: 1965

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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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.

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Surface water records of Texas, 1964

The surface-water records for the 1964 water year for gaging stations, partial-record stations, miscellaneous sites, and base-flow studies within the State of Texas are given in this report. For convenience there are also included records for a few pertinent gaging stations in bordering States. The records were collected and computed by the Water...

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A summary of the occurrence and development of ground water in the southern High Plains of Texas

The Southern High Plains of Texas occupies an area of about 22,000 square miles in n'Orthwest Texas, extending fr'Om the Canadian River southward. about 250 miles and fr'Om the New Mexico line eastward an average distance of about 120 miles. The economy of the area is dependent largely upon irrigated agriculture, and in 1958 about 44,000...

Cronin, J.G.; Myers, B.N.
A summary of the occurrence and development of ground water in the southern High Plains of Texas; 1964; WSP; 1693; Cronin, J. G.; Myers, B. N.

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Chemical quality of surface waters in the Brazos River basin in Texas

The Brazos River basin, which makes up 15 percent of the land area of Texas, extends from the High Plains, where altitudes reach 4,200 feet and the average precipitation ranges from 15 to 20 inches a year, to the Gulf of Mexico where the annual rainfall is 45-^50 inches. Large reservoirs have been built in the Brazos River basin, but the use of...

Irelan, Burdge; Mendieta, H.B.
Chemical quality of surface waters in the Brazos River basin in Texas; 1964; WSP; 1779-K; Irelan, Burdge; Mendieta, H. B.

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Geology and ground-water resources of Uvalde County, Texas

The principal aquifer in Uvalde County is the Edwards and associated limestones of Cretaceous age. The aquifer underlies an extensive area in south-central Texas extending along the Balcones fault zone from Kinney County eastward to San Antonio, and thence northeastward to Hays County. The hydrologic unit making up the Edwards and associated...

Welder, F.A.; Reeves, R.D.
Geology and ground-water resources of Uvalde County, Texas; 1964; WSP; 1584; Welder, F. A.; Reeves, R. D.