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: 1957

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.

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Texas floods of September and October 1955

This report on the floods of September and and October 1955 in the Nueces, Brazos, and Pecos River basins, Texas, was prepared in the Texas District Office, Surface Water Branch, under the direction of Trigg Twichell, District Engineer.Records of discharge were collected and compiled in cooperation with the Texas State Board of Water Engineers,...

Milliken, D.L.; Goines, W.H.
Texas floods of September and October 1955; 1957; OFR; 57-74; Milliken, D. L.; Goines, W. H.

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Availability of ground water in the Gulf Coast region of Texas

Wood, L.A.
Availability of ground water in the Gulf Coast region of Texas; 1956; OFR; 56-135; Wood, L. A.

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Delivery of water, Whitney Reservoir to Richmond, Texas, via Brazos River channel, 1954

No abstract available.

Breeding, S.D.; Holland, Pat H.

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Guadalupe and Blanco River seepage investigations

No abstract available.

Holland, Pat H.; Irelan, Burdge

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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.