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Iowa observation well network; past, present, and future

Water-level measurements in wells were started by the USGS in Iowa in 1935. Since then a total of about 450 different wells have been measured. The present network consists of about 70 wells. The measurement of these water levels aids in evaluating the present and future water resources of the State. Many factors influence water-level fluctuations...

Logel, John D.
Iowa observation well network; past, present, and future; 1980; OFR; 80-755; Logel, John D.

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Physical environment and hydrologic characteristics of coal-mining areas in Missouri

Hydrologic information for the north-central and western coal-mining regions of Missouri is needed to define the hydrologic system in these areas of major historic and planned coal development. This report describes the physical setting, climate, coal-mining practices, general hydrologic system, and the current (1980) hydrologie data base in these...

Vaill, J.E.; Barks, James H.
Physical environment and hydrologic characteristics of coal-mining areas in Missouri; 1980; WRI; 80-67; Vaill, J. E.; Barks, James H.

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Water quality of Indian Creek-Van Buren Watershed, Iowa and Missouri

Generally, the water quality of Indian Creek-Van Buren watershed is suitable as a source of Municipal, industrial and agricultural water supply and for fish and wildlife. This suitability is based upon comparisons of the existing water quality of Indian Creek to Federal and State water quality standards and criteria...

Slack, Larry J.; Detroy, Mark G.
Water quality of Indian Creek-Van Buren Watershed, Iowa and Missouri; 1980; OFR; 80-677; Slack, Larry J.; Detroy, Mark G.

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Water resources data for Iowa, water year 1979

This report was prepared by personnel of the Iowa district of the Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey under the supervision of D. K. Leifeste, District Chief, and Alfred Clebsch, Jr., Regional Hydrologist, Central Region. It was done in cooperation with the State of Iowa and with other agencies. This report...

Water resources data for Iowa, water year 1979; 1980; WDR; IA-79-1; Geological Survey (U.S.)

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Ground water resources of Lee County

Approximately 8.0 percent of the water used in Lee County comes from underground sources. It is estimated that the use of ground water in the county currently approaches 2.8 billion gallons per year. For comparison, this amount would provide each resident with 172 gallons of water a day during a year. Actually, few if any households use this much...

Gordon, Donivan L.

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Toxicity of five forest insecticides to cutthroat trout and two species of aquatic invertebrates

The Northern Rocky Mountain region has had scattered infestation of the western spruce budworm Christoneura occidentalis since the early 1900's (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) 1976b). On the basis of aerial surveys in 1975, TUNNOCK et al. (1976), estimated that budworm defoliation occurred on 2,278,804 acres of six National Forests in...

Woodward, D.F.; Mauck, W.L.

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Baseline water quality of Iowa's coal region

To assist the Iowa Department of Environmental Quality in determining the effects that coal mining and attendant activities will have on the water quality of Iowa streams, the U.S. Geological Survey collected three sets of water-quality samples (representative of high, average, and low streamflow) in the White Breast, English,aand Cedar Creek...

Slack, Larry J.
Baseline water quality of Iowa's coal region; 1979; OFR; 79-980; Slack, Larry J.

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Chemical analyses of surface water in Illinois, 1975-77--Volume I, Des Plaines River basin and Lake Michigan

Samples of surface water were collected and analyzed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. The results from water years 1975 to 1977 are presented in three volumes. The history of sampling and analytical methods used during that period are summarized. Stream discharge data from records of the U.S. Geological Survey are included for all...

Grason, David; Healy, R.W.
Grason, D., and Healy, R.W., 1979, Chemical analyses of surface water in Illinois, 1975–77—Volume I, Des Plaines River basin and Lake Michigan: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 79–23, 218 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/wri7923.

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Chemical analyses of surface water in Illinois, 1975-77--Volume II, Illinois River basin and Mississippi River tributaries north of Illinois River basin

Samples of surface water were collected and analyzed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. The results from water years 1975 to 1977 are presented in three volumes. The history of sampling and analytical methods used during that period are summarized. Stream discharge data from records of the U.S. Geological Survey are included for all...

Grason, David; Healy, R.W.
Grason, D., and Healy, R.W., 1979, Chemical analyses of surface water in Illinois, 1975–77—Volume II, Illinois River basin and Mississippi River tributaries north of Illinois River basin: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 79–24, 282 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/wri7924.

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Chemical analyses of surface water in Illinois, 1975-77--Volume III, Ohio River tributaries and Mississippi River tributaries south of Illinois River basin

Samples of surface water were collected and analyzed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. The results from water years 1975 to 1977 are presented in three volumes. The history of sampling and analytical methods used during that period are summarized. Stream discharge data from records of the U.S. Geological Survey are included for all...

Grason, David; Healy, R.W.
Grason, D., and Healy, R.W., 1979, Chemical analyses of surface water in Illinois, 1975–77—Volume III, Ohio River tributaries and Mississippi River tributaries south of Illinois River basin: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 79–25, 242 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/wri7925.

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Programs and activities of the Missouri District, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, fiscal year 1979

Water-resources investigations of the U.S. Geological Survey in Missouri consist of collecting hydrologic data and conducting interpretive investigations. The data and the results of the investigations are published or released by either the U.S. Geological Survey or by cooperating agencies. This report describes the data-collection activities and...

Kratzer, Wanietia M.
Programs and activities of the Missouri District, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, fiscal year 1979; 1979; OFR; 79-1058; compiled by Kratzer, Wanietia M.