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: 1960

Geology and ground-water resources of the Winter Garden district, Texas, 1948

The Winter Garden district, as described in this report, includes all of Dimmit and Zavala Counties and the eastern part of Maverick County a total of about 3,200 square miles. The fleldwork for the investigation was completed in 1948.

Turner, Samuel Foster; Robinson, T.W.; White, Walter N.
Geology and ground-water resources of the Winter Garden district, Texas, 1948; 1960; WSP; 1481; Turner, Samuel Foster; Robinson, T. W.; White, Walter N.

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Memorandum on ground-water conditions and suggestions for test drilling in the Logan Heights area, El Paso, Texas

In response to a request from the U. S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, a brief investigation was made in March 1957 of the ground-water resources of the Logan Heights area, El Paso, Texas. The purpose of the investigation was to collect and evaluate pertinent available data on existing wells in the vicinity of Logan Heights and to...

Leggat, Edward R.
Memorandum on ground-water conditions and suggestions for test drilling in the Logan Heights area, El Paso, Texas; 1960; OFR; 60-91; Leggat, Edward R.

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Memorandum on the water-supply wells at Biggs Air Force Base, El Paso, Texas

During March and April 1957, a brief investigation was made at the request of the U. S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, to determine the cause for the decline in the performances of the wells used at Biggs Air Force Base, El Paso, Texas. The investigation included a general survey or the existing wells, pumping schedules, and...

Leggat, Edward R.
Memorandum on the water-supply wells at Biggs Air Force Base, El Paso, Texas; 1960; OFR; 60-92; Leggat, Edward R.

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Year Published: 1959

Characteristics of tide-effected flow of Brazos River below Freeport, Texas, November 12-13, 1958

Grozier, R.U.
Characteristics of tide-effected flow of Brazos River below Freeport, Texas, November 12-13, 1958; 1959; OFR; 59-46; Grozier, R. U.

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Floods and flood control on the Colorado River at Austin, Texas

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Yost, I.D.

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Geology and ground-water resources of Medina County, Texas

The Edwards limestone of Cretaceous age is the principal water-bearing formation in Medina County and makes up the major part of a ground-water reservoir, or aquifier, which in places includes thinner limestone formations both above and below the Edwards. The Glen Rose limestone, also of Cretaceous age, yields moderate amounts of water to wells...

Holt, Charles Lee Roy
Geology and ground-water resources of Medina County, Texas; 1959; WSP; 1422; Holt, Charles Lee Roy

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Year Published: 1958

Ground-water resources of the Hueco Bolson, northeast of El Paso, Texas

The Hueco Bolson is in the extreme western part of Texas and south- central New Mexico, covering parts of El Paso County, Tex., and Dona Ana and Otero Counties, N. Mex. Wells tapping the bolson deposits furnish the major part of the water supply for the city of El Paso, Ciudad Juarez, Fort Bliss, Biggs Air Force Base, and private industries. in...

Knowles, Doyle Blewer; Kennedy, Richard A.
Ground-water resources of the Hueco Bolson, northeast of El Paso, Texas; 1958; WSP; 1426; Knowles, Doyle Blewer; Kennedy, Richard A.

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Delivery of water from Belton Reservoir to the Brazos River gaging station at Richmond, Texas, by way of the Leon, Little, and Brazos River channels, 1956

Beginning November 1, 1956 and ending December 14, 1956, the Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Brazos River Authority released 73,000 acre-feet of water (as measured at the gaging station on Leon river near Belton) from the Belton Reservoir for industrial use in the vicinity of Freeport, Tex. (see fig. 1). The need for this water at...

Havelka, D.E.; Parten, E.M.
Delivery of water from Belton Reservoir to the Brazos River gaging station at Richmond, Texas, by way of the Leon, Little, and Brazos River channels, 1956; 1957; OFR; 57-53; Havelka, D. E.; Parten, E. M.

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Delivery of water, Whitney Reservoir to Richmond, Texas, via Brazos River channel, 1956

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Holland, P.E.
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Geology and ground-water resources of Galveston County, Texas

Galveston County, on the Texas gulf coast, is underlain by alternating beds of sand and clay. These sand and clay strata crop out in belts that roughly parallel the coastline and dip gently southeastward at an angle gre? +,er than the slope of the land, thereby creating artesian aquifers. The formations that yield potable water to wells are the...

Petitt, Ben McDowell; Winslow, Allen George
Geology and ground-water resources of Galveston County, Texas; 1957; WSP; 1416; Petitt, Ben McDowell; Winslow, Allen George

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Salt water and its relation to fresh ground water in Harris County, Texas

Harris County, in the West Gulf Coastal Plain in southeastern Texas, has one of the heaviest concentrations of ground-water withdrawal in the United States. Large quantities of water are pumped to meet the requirements of the rapidly growing population, for industry, and for rice irrigation. The water is pumped from artesian wells which tap a...

Winslow, Allen G.; Doyel, William Watson; Wood, L.A.
Salt water and its relation to fresh ground water in Harris County, Texas; 1957; WSP; 1360-F; Winslow, Allen G.; Doyel, William Watson; Wood, L. A.