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Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin

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USGS Science Centers in Region 7-Upper Colorado Basin produce hundreds of USGS-series publications, journal papers, and books each year that are subject to rigorous review by USGS specialists. The publications shown below on this page are related to study areas and staff members of USGS Science Centers in Region 7 compiled from the USGS Publications Warehouse.

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Year Published: 1936

Stream-gaging work: Section 2 of Chapter 6 in Twentieth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1935-1936

Stream gaging is primarily the work of collecting basic data relating to the surface-water supplies of the State. These records are used as the basis for all developments involving the use of water.

Purton, A.B.

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Floods in the United States: Magnitude and frequency

From time immemorial floods have transformed beneficent river waters into a menace to humanity. Man's progress toward economic stability has been repeatedly halted or even thrown backward by the interruption of his efforts to make effective use of rivers and of valley lands. This handicap is not imposed by the destructiveness of large rivers alone...

Jarvis, Clarence S.
Floods in the United States: Magnitude and Frequency; 1936; WSP; 771; Jarvis, Clarence S.; Et Al

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Year Published: 1935

Ground water in part of southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado

No abstract available.

Waring, Gerald A.; Knechtel, Maxwell M.
Ground water in part of southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado; 1935; OFR; 35-1; Waring, Gerald A.; Knechtel, Maxwell M.

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Water utilization in the Snake River Basin

The purpose of this report is to describe the present utilization of the water in the Snake River Basin with special reference to irrigation and power and to present essential facts concerning possible future utilization. No detailed plan of development is suggested. An attempt has been made, however, to discuss features that should be taken into...

Hoyt, William Glenn; Stabler, Herman
Water utilization in the Snake River Basin; 1935; WSP; 657; Hoyt, William Glenn; Stabler, Herman.

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Year Published: 1934

Stream measurement work: Appendix 4 in Nineteenth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1933-1934

Stream measurement work under the usual co-operative agreement between the U.S. Geological Survey and the State Engineer continued during the biennium for the purpose of determining the water resources of the State. This work in Utah is part of the general plan for a systematic determination of the water resources of the United States begun by the...

Purton, A.B.

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Year Published: 1932

Stream measurement work: Chapter 8 in Eighteenth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1931-1932

General stream measurement work for the purpose of determining the water resources of the state has been continued during the biennium by the United States Geological Survey under the usual cooperative agreements with the State Engineer.This work in Utah is a part of the general plan for the systematic determination of the water resources of the...

Purton, A.B.

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Year Published: 1932

A method of estimating ground-water supplies based on discharge by plants and evaporation from soil: Results of investigations in Escalante Valley, Utah

Fluctuations of water levels in wells, if critically studied, may give much information as to the occurrence, movement, and quantity of available ground water. In some localities the ground-water level has been observed to decline during the day and to rise at night, the decline beginning at about the same hour every morning and the rise at about...

White, W.N.
A method of estimating ground-water supplies based on discharge by plants and evaporation from soil--results of investigations in Escalante Valley, Utah; 1932; WSP; 659-A; White, W. N.

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Year Published: 1932

Geology and ground-water resources of the Dalles region, Oregon

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Piper, A. M.
Geology and ground-water resources of the Dalles region, Oregon; 1932; WSP; 659-B; Piper, A. M.

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Year Published: 1932

Quality of water of the Colorado River in 1928-1930

This report gives the results obtained in the continuation of a study of the Colorado River begun in 1925.1 The analyses represent composites of daily samples collected by the observers at the gaging stations on the Colorado River at Cisco, Utah, and Lees Ferry and Grand Canyon, Ariz.; on the Green River at Green River, Utah; and on the San Juan...

Howard, C. S.
Quality of water of the Colorado River in 1928-1930; 1932; WSP; 638-D; Howard, C. S.

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Year Published: 1930

Stream measurement work: Chapter 8 in Seventeenth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1929-1930

General stream measurement work looking toward a comprehensive inventory of the water resources of the state has been continued during the biennium by the United States Geological Survey under the usual cooperative agreement with the State Engineer.Since 1909 Utah in company with many other states has made regular legislative appropriations for...

Purton, A.B.

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Year Published: 1930

Quality of water of the Colorado River in 1926-1928

This report gives the results obtained in the continuation of a study of the Colorado River begun in 1925.1 Most of the analyses here given represent composites of daily samples collected by the observers at the gaging stations on the Colorado River at Grand Canyon, Topock, and Yuma, Ariz. The other samples analyzed were taken at Lees Ferry and on...

Grover, N.C.; Howard, C. S.
Quality of water of the Colorado River in 1926-1928; 1930; WSP; 636-A; Howard, C. S.

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Year Published: 1930

Surface water supply of the San Joaquin River Basin, California, 1895-1927

The measurement of the flow of the streams in California was begun by the State engineer in 1878, in accordance with the law requiring him "to investigate the problems of the irrigation of the plains; the condition and capacity of the great drainage lines of the State, and the improvement of the navigation of rivers." The work was restricted to a...

McGlashan, H.D.
Surface water supply of the San Joaquin River Basin, California, 1895-1927; 1930; WSP; 636-D; McGlashan, H. D.

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