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Year Published: 1986

Water supplies in western Kentucky during 1984

An inventory was conducted between April and October 1985 of 101 major public supply systems and of self-supplied commercial and industrial water systems in a 27-county area in western Kentucky. These systems, because they withdraw at least 10,000 gal/day (gpd), are regulated by the Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Projection Cabinet (...

Sholar, C.J.; Wood, P.A.
Water supplies in western Kentucky during 1984; 1986; WRI; 86-4171; Sholar, C. J.; Wood, P. A.

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Year Published: 1977

Estimated use of water in the United States in 1975

Estimates of water use in the United States in 1975 indicate that an average of about 420 bgd (billion gallons per day) about 1,900 gallons per capita per day was withdrawn for the four principal off-channel uses which are (1) publicsupply (for domestic, commercial, and industrial uses), (2) rural (domestic and livestock), (3) irrigation, and (4)...

Murray, Charles Richard; Reeves, E. Bodette
Estimated use of water in the United States in 1975; 1977; CIR; 765; Murray, Charles Richard; Reeves, E. Bodette

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Year Published: 1974

Large rivers of the United States

Information on the flow of the 28 largest rivers in the United States is presented for the base periods 1931-60 and 1941-70. Drainage area, stream length, source, and mouth are included. Table 1 shows the average discharge at downstream gaging stations. Table 2 lists large rivers in order of average discharge at the mouth, based on the period 1941...

Iseri, Kathleen T.; Langbein, Walter Basil
Large rivers of the United States; 1974; CIR; 686; Iseri, Kathleen T.; Langbein, Walter Basil.

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Year Published: 1966

Annual runoff in the conterminous United States

Runoff is that part of precipitation that appears as a flow of water in surface streams. As a source of water for modern society, it constitutes one of our basic renewable resources. This map of average annual runoff portrays the latest information on the geographic distribution of the average runoff of surface streams.

Busby, Mark W.
Annual runoff in the conterminous United States; 1966; HA; 212; Busby, Mark W.

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Year Published: 1966

Reservoirs in the United States

This report summarizes the storage capacities and related data of reservoirs and controlled natural lakes for the contermimous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Data are given for all storage facilities having a usable capacity of 5,000 acre-feet or more and completed or under construction as of Jan 1, 1963.A...

Martin, R.O.R.; Hanson, Ronald L.
Reservoirs in the United States; 1966; WSP; 1838; Martin, R. O. R.; Hanson, Ronald L.

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Year Published: 1964

Chemical quality of public water supplies of the United States and Puerto Rico, 1962

Municipal water systems in the United States and Puerto Rico supply water for many commercial and industrial uses as well as for domestic wells. It is generally known that our water resources are unequally distributed throughout the country, but it is not quite so well understood that the quality of our water resources is also variable. This...

Durfor, Charles N.; Becker, Edith
Chemical quality of public water supplies of the United States and Puerto Rico, 1962 shown as statewide averages, mainly in graphic and tabular form; 1964; HA; 200; Durfor, Charles N.; Becker, Edith

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Year Published: 1954

The industrial utility of public water supplies in the United States, 1952, part 1, States east of the Mississippi River

Public water supplies are utilized extensively by industries for processing, cooling, and steam generation. The requirements as to quality of water for each industry are specific, therefore information on the quality or chemical character of the water supply is essential not only in the location of industrial plants but also is an aid in the...

Lohr, E.W.; Love, S.K.
The industrial utility of public water supplies in the United States, 1952, part 1, States east of the Mississippi River; 1954; WSP; 1299; Lohr, E. W.; Love, S. K.

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Year Published: 1938

Floods of Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, January-February 1937, with a section on the Flood deposits of the Ohio River, January-February 1937

In January and February 1937 the Ohio and mid-Mississippi Rivers experienced floods which, over reaches many hundreds of miles in length, exceeded all previously recorded stages. When measured by the loss of life and property, extent of damage, and general disruption of human activities, these floods constituted a major catastrophe. The floods...

Grover, Nathan Clifford; Mansfield, George Rogers
Floods of Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, January-February 1937, with a section on the Flood deposits of the Ohio River, January-February 1937; 1938; WSP; 838; Grover, Nathan Clifford; Mansfield, George Rogers.

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Year Published: 1905

Destructive floods in the United States in 1904

Murphy, Edward C.
Destructive floods in the United States in 1904; 1905; WSP; 147; Murphy, Edward C.

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Wabash River at New Harmony, IN - high water view of museum
January 24, 2018

Wabash River at New Harmony, IN - high water view of museum

Wabash River at New Harmony, IN - high water view of museum

Wabash River at New Harmony, IN - view of gage from boat
January 24, 2018

Wabash River at New Harmony, IN - view of gage from boat

Wabash River at New Harmony, IN - view of gage from boat

Licking River at Highway 536 near Alexandria, Kentucky
January 10, 2018

Licking River at Highway 536 near Alexandria, Kentucky

Licking River at Highway 536 near Alexandria, Kentucky gage, looking downstream from the gage location.

School Branch at Brownsburg IN
December 31, 2017

School Branch at Brownsburg IN

School Branch at Brownsburg IN

School Branch at Brownsburg IN gage location
December 31, 2017

School Branch at Brownsburg IN gage location

School Branch at Brownsburg IN gage location

Flood measurement at White River near Edwardsport, IN
December 31, 2017

Flood measurement at White River near Edwardsport, IN

Flood measurement at White River near Edwardsport, IN

USGS owned Unmanned Aircraft System
December 31, 2017

USGS owned Unmanned Aircraft System

Photograph of USGS Kentucky WSC unmanned aircraft system.

Black River at Elyria, OH - wading measurement
December 28, 2017

Black River at Elyria, OH - wading measurement

Black River at Elyria, OH - wading measurement

Black River at Elyria, OH - bridge view
December 28, 2017

Black River at Elyria, OH - bridge view

Black River at Elyria, OH - bridge view

 Black River at Elyria, OH - adcp measurement on snow covered river
December 28, 2017

Black River at Elyria, OH - control on the river

Black River at Elyria, OH - adcp measurement on snow covered river

Black River at Elyria, OH - view from the river bank
November 28, 2017

Black River at Elyria, OH - view from the river bank

Black River at Elyria, OH - view from the river bank

Clear Fork Mohican River at Belleville, Ohio
November 19, 2017

Clear Fork Mohican River at Belleville, Ohio

Clear Fork Mohican River at Belleville, Ohio - high water.