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Profiles showing potentiometric surfaces and changes in effective stress in aquifers in Harris and Galveston Counties, Texas, 1971-78

January 1, 1978

Profiles were prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Harris-Galveston Counties Coastal Subsidence District and the Texas Department of Water Resources to show the changes in the altitudes of the potentiometric surfaces and, consequently, the changes in effective stress on the framework of the aquifers as a result of changes in the distribution and amount of ground-water pumping. In general, and in most areas, the profiles show for the dates indicated that water levels have increased and that the effective stress has decreased. (Woodard-USGS)

Publication Year 1978
Title Profiles showing potentiometric surfaces and changes in effective stress in aquifers in Harris and Galveston Counties, Texas, 1971-78
DOI 10.3133/ofr78299
Authors R.K. Gabrysch
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 78-299
Index ID ofr78299
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Texas Water Science Center