Water resources data for the 1986 water year for Iowa consist of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; stage, contents, and water quality of lakes and reservoirs; ground-water levels and ground-water quality. This report contains discharge records for 110 stream-gaging stations; stage and contents for 8 lakes and reservoirs; water quality for 8 stream-gaging stations; sediment records for 10 streamgaging stations; water levels for 108 observation wells; and chemical analyses for 214 observation wells. Also included are 116 crest-stage partial-record stations. Additional water data were collected at various sites, not part of the systematic data-collection program, and are published as miscellaneous measurements and analyses. The data represent that part of the National Data System operated:"by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating State and Federal agencies in Iowa.
|Title||Water resources data Iowa, water year 1986|
|Authors||N.B. Melcher, M.G. Detroy, W.J. Matthes, R.A. Karsten|
|Publication Subtype||USGS Numbered Series|
|Series Title||Water Data Report|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||Iowa Water Science Center|