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Trinity River Basin, Texas

August 1, 1993

In 1991 the Trinity River Basin National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) will include assessments of surface-water and ground-water quality. Initial efforts have focused on identifying water-quality issues in the basin and on the environmental factors underlying those issues. Physical characteristics described include climate, geology, soils, vegetation, physiography, and hydrology. Cultural characteristics discussed include population distribution, land use and land cover, agricultural practices, water use, an reservoir operations. Major water-quality categories are identified and some of the implications of the environmental factors for water quality are presented.

Publication Year 1993
Title Trinity River Basin, Texas
DOI 10.1111/j.1752-1688.1993.tb03232.x
Authors Randy L. Ulery, Peter C. Van Metre, Allison S. Crossfield
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Journal of the American Water Resources Association
Index ID 70017373
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Texas Water Science Center