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Water quality in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri

The Current River and its principal tributary, Jacks Fork, are the Ozark National Scenic Riverway's primary natural features. About 60 percent of the baseflow in the two streams is derived from the seven largest springs in the basin. The springs are supplied by diffuse contributions from the regional aquifer system and discrete inflows from...

Barks, James H.
Water quality in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri; 1978; WSP; 2048; Barks, James H.

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Water quality in the Sugar Creek basin, Bloomington and Normal, Illinois

Sugar Creek, within the twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, Illinois, has differences in water quantity and quality as a result of urban runoff and overflows from combined sewers.Water-quality data from five primary and eight secondary locations showed three basic types of responses to climatic and hydrologic stresses. Stream temperatures and...

Prugh, Byron J.
Prugh, B.J., Jr., 1978, Water quality in the Sugar Creek basin, Bloomington and Normal, Illinois:U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 78–78, 40 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/wri7878.

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Water resources data for Iowa, water year 1977

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 S. W. Wiitala, 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 is one of a series...

Water resources data for Iowa, water year 1977; 1978; WDR; IA-77-1; Geological Survey (U.S.)

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Water resources of south-central Iowa

The objective of this report is to present information on the water resources of south-central Iowa that will help solve the supply problems of the water users in the region and that will aid planners and water managers who must consider water resources on a regional baisis.  The information presented includes the availability, quality, and...

Cagle, Joseph W.; Heinitz, Albert J.

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Jordan aquifer of Iowa

Water demand for all uses in Iowa is increasing at an accelerated rate. Demand has increased from about 1,800 million gallons per day in 1955 to 3,500 million gallons per day in 1975 (MacKichan, 1957; Murray and Reeves, 1977). By the year 2020, water demand is expected to be eight times that in 1975 (Barnard and Dent, 1976). Historically, about 75...

Horick, P. J.; Steinhilber, W.L.

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Water resources of east-central Iowa

Water is vital in the lives of the people and the economy of any area.  To utilize this natural resource in the most efficient and beneficial manner, a basic knowledge and understanding of its sources and the occurrence and potential of each source must be gained.  To provide this knowledge, the Water Resources Division of the U.S....

Wahl, K.D.; Ludvigson, G. A.; Ryan, G.L.; Steinkampf, W.C.

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Effects of abandoned lead and zinc mines and tailings piles on water quality in the Joplin area, Missouri

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Barks, J.H.
Effects of abandoned lead and zinc mines and tailings piles on water quality in the Joplin area, Missouri; 1977; WRI; 77-75; Barks, J. H.

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Floods in the Big Creek basin, Linn County, Iowa

Flood information for the Big Creek basin in Linn County, Iowa, should be of use to those concerned with the design of bridges and other structures on the flood plains of the streams. Water-surface profiles for the flood of May 1974 are given for Big Creek and its major tributaries, East Big, Crabapple, Elbow, and Abbe Creeks. The May 1974 flood...

Heinitz, Albert J.
Floods in the Big Creek basin, Lynn County, Iowa; 1977; OFR; 77-209; Heinitz, Albert J.