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: 1956

Low-flow investigation of the Pedernales River, Texas

Holland, Pat H.; Lee, Frank C.
Low-flow investigation of the Pedernales River, Texas; 1956; OFR; 56-56; Holland, Pat H.; Lee, Frank C.

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Saline-water resources of Texas

Large quantities of saline water are available in the world, both on the surface and underground; however, these waters have not been studied extensively as sources of potable water. Saline water is defined herein as water containing more than 1,000 parts per million of dissolved solids, or, with certain mineralized irrigation waters whose exact...

Winslow, Allen George; Kister, Lester Ray
Saline-water resources of Texas; 1956; WSP; 1365; Winslow, Allen George; Kister, Lester Ray.

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Double Moutain Fork Brazos River between Lubbock and Buffalo Lakes, Texas

The purpose of this investigation was to study quantity, quality, and possible sources of the low flow and spring inflow of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River between the Lubbock sewage disposal plant, 3 miles southeast of Lubbock, and a County Road crossing about 15 miles downstream and 4.2 miles northeast of Slaton, Lubbock County (fig...

Joerns, J.O.
Double Moutain Fork Brazos River between Lubbock and Buffalo Lakes, Texas; 1955; OFR; 55-73; Joerns, J. O.

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Geology of the Canyon Reservoir site on the Guadalupe River, Comal County, Texas

In response to a request by Colonel Harry O. Fisher, District Engineer of the Fort Worth District of the Corps of Engineers, United States Army (letter of Dec. 13, 1954), a reconnaissance investigation was made of the geology of the Canyon (F-1) reservoir site on the Guadalupe River in Comal County, Tex. The purpose of the investigation was to...

George, William O.; Welder, Frank A.
Geology of the Canyon Reservoir site on the Guadalupe River, Comal County, Texas; 1955; OFR; 55-47; George, William O.; Welder, Frank A.

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Diversions from Red River to Lake Dallas, Texas; and related channel losses, February and March 1954

During the period Feb. 10 to Mar. 3, 19541 the City of Dallas pumped 1,363 acre-feet of water from its Red River plant into Pecan Creek (a tributary of Elm Fork Trinity River) 3.5 miles above Gainesville; 1,272 acre-feet of this diversion reached the head of Lake Dallas. Discharge records were obtained at four points along the channels. This water...

Holland, Pat H.
Diversions from Red River to Lake Dallas, Texas, and related channel losses, February and March 1954; 1954; OFR; 54-128; Holland, P. H.

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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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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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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.