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: 1954

Floods in Devils and Pecos River basins of Texas, June 27-28, 1954 - miscellaneous data

Record-breaking floods occurred June 27, 28, 1954, in the Devils and lower Pecos Rivers and in some tributaries to those streams, caused by heavy rainfall of June 26-28. At the time of the flood the geological Survey was not operating a gaging station in the Devils River basin or in the Pecos river basin below Girvin. Continuous records of the...

Breeding, S.D.
Floods in Devils and Pecos River basins of Texas, June 27-28, 1954--miscellaneous data; 1954; OFR; 54-27; Breeding, S. D.

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Year Published: 1954

Floods of September 1952 in the Colorado and Guadelupe river basins, central Texas

Following a severe drought floods of exceptional size occurred in the central Texas 'hill country' as a result of heavy rains during the period September 9-11, 1952. As much as 26 inches of rain fell in the Guadalupe River basin and in the central and lower Colorado River basin and broke the extended drought. The belt of the heavy rainfall was...

Breeding, Seth D.; Montgomery, J.H.
Floods of September 1952 in the Colorado and Guadelupe river basins, central Texas; 1954; WSP; 1260-A; Breeding, Seth D.; Montgomery, J. H.

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Year Published: 1954

Peak discharge on Bull Creek and tributaries, Scurry and Borden Counties, Texas, flood of April 12, 13, 1954

This report contains a description of the rainfall pattern producing the flood of April 12, 13, 1954, in the Bull Creek watershed, the results of indirect determinations of peak discharges and estimates of flows at several points in that watershed, and a comparison of the peak stage at the discontinued gaging station on Bull Creek near Ira, Tex.,...

McDaniels, L.L.
Peak discharge on Bull Creek and tributaries, Scurry and Borden Counties, Texas, flood of April 12-13, 1954; 1954; OFR; 54-177; McDaniels, L. L.

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Year Published: 1953

Seepage investigations of Noyes Canal, Menard County, Texas

At the request of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, and the Menard Irrigation Company, a seepage investigation was made on Noyes Canal (Menard Irrigation Company Canal) in Menard County, Texas, from the headgates of the canal to where the canal empties back into the San Saba River.

Yost, Ivan Dale
Seepage investigations of Noyes Canal, Menard County, Texas; 1953; OFR; 53-276; Yost, Ivan D.

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Year Published: 1952

Geology and ground-water resources of Comal County, Texas, with sections on Surface-water supplies and Chemical character of the water

The purpose of this report on the geology and ground-water resources of Comal County in central Texas is to determine the sources of the waters that supply Comal Springs, the largest springs in the Southwest, and other springs and wells. Comal County has an area of about 559 square miles and in 1950 had a population of 16,325. Comal Springs...

George, William Owsley; section by Breeding, Seth D.; Hastings, Warren W.
Geology and ground-water resources of Comal County, Texas, with sections on Surface-water supplies and Chemical character of the water; 1952; WSP; 1138; George, William Owsley; section by Breeding, Seth D.; Hastings, Warren W.

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Year Published: 1951

Flood of August 1-6, 1950, at Wichita Falls, Texas

Floods occurred on streams in the vicinity of Wichita Falls, Tex., during the period Aug. 1-6, 1950, as a result of heavy rains falling immediately southwest of the city on August 1, 1950. Serious flooding occurred along Holliday Creek in the city, necessitating the evacuation of about five hundred families from the low areas; however, no loss of...

Yost, Ivan Dale
Flood of August 1-6, 1950, at Wichita Falls, Texas; 1951; CIR; 99; Yost, Ivan Dale

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Year Published: 1951

Investigations of seepage gains and losses in the Atascosa, Frio, and Nueces Rivers from Potett, Texas to Mikeska, Texas, during January, April, August, and September 1951

Holland, Pat H.
Investigations of seepage gains and losses in the Atascosa, Frio, and Nueces Rivers from Potett, Texas to Mikeska, Texas, during January, April, August, and September 1951; 1951; OFR; 51-117; Holland, Pat H.

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Year Published: 1951

Public water supplies in western Texas

This report gives a summarized description of the public water supplies in a region comprising 81 counties of western Texas and lying generally west of the hundredth meridian. It is the fourth and last of this series of reports concerning the public water supplies of the State. It gives the available data for each of 142 communities, as follows:...

Broadhurst, W.L.; Sundstrom, R.W.; Weaver, D.E.
Public water supplies in western Texas; 1951; WSP; 1106; Broadhurst, W. L.; Sundstrom, R. W.; Weaver, D. E.

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Year Published: 1950

Delivery of water in the Brazos River from Possum Kingdom Reservoir to Richmond, Texas during August and September, 1948

Unusual drought conditions in the summer of 1948 led the irrigators in the lower Brazos River Valley to request releases from Possum Kingdom Reservoir primarily for the irrigation of rice.The purpose of this study is to determine the time of travel. The first release is identified as that passing the Palo Pinto gage, 20 miles downstream from the...

Havelka, D. E.

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Year Published: 1950

Ground-water resources of Atascosa County, Texas

Atascosa County, Tex., is underlain by water-bearing sands of Tertiary age that furnish water for domestic and stock supplies throughout the county, for the public supply of all except one of the towns and cities in the county, for irrigation in several localities, for drilling oil wells in the central and southern parts of the county, for washing...

Sundstrom, Raymond W.; Follett, C.R.
Ground-water resources of Atascosa County, Texas; 1950; WSP; 1079-C; Sundstrom, Raymond W.; Follett, C. R.