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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Ground-water resources of Gregg County, Texas, with a section on Stream runoff

Field work in the island of St. Croix, V. I., was carried on from December 1938 to April 1939 in connection with a test-drilling program for water sup- plies. The island is 21 miles long and has a maximum width of 6 miles. Its western part consists of a range of mountains flanked on the south by a rolling plain; its narrower eastern part is...

Broadhurst, W.L.; Breeding, S.D.
Ground-water resources of Gregg County, Texas, with a section on Stream runoff; 1950; WSP; 1079-B; Broadhurst, W. L.; Breeding, S. D.

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Ground-water resources of Liberty County, Texas, with a section on Stream runoff

Liberty County is in the Gulf Coastal Plain of southeastern Texas in the second tier of counties back from the Gulf. The geologic formations discussed in this report in upward sequence consist of the Oakville sandstone of Miocene age and the Lagarto clay of Miocene (?) age, the Willis sand of Pliocene (?) age, and the Lissie formation and Beaumont...

Alexander, Walter H.; Breeding, S. D.
Ground-water resources of Liberty County, Texas, with a section on Stream runoff; 1950; WSP; 1079-A; Alexander, Walter H., Jr.; section by Breeding, S. D.

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Public water supplies in southern Texas

This report gives a summarized description of the public water supplies in 42 counties of southern Texas, extending from the Rio Grande northward to the northern boundaries of Kinney, Uvalde, Bandera, Kendall, and Hays Counties and eastward to the eastern boundaries of Caldwell, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, and Calhoun Counties. It gives the...

Broadhurst, W.L.; Sundstrom, R.W.; Rowley, J.H.
Public water supplies in southern Texas; 1950; WSP; 1070; Broadhurst, W. L.; Sundstrom, R. W.; Rowley, J. H.

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Public water supplies in central and north-central Texas

This report gives a summarized description of the public water supplies in 35 counties of central and north-central Texas, extending from the southern boundaries of Travis, Blanco, Gillespie, and Kerr Counties northward to the TexasOklahoma State line. It gives the available data as follows for each of the 145 communities: Population of the...

Sundstrom, Raymond W.; Broadhurst, W.L.; Dwyer, B.C.
Public water supplies in central and north-central Texas; 1949; WSP; 1069; Sundstrom, Raymond W.; Broadhurst, W. L.; Dwyer, B. C.