Changes in water levels in Texas, 1990-2000 by Radu Boghici

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Published by Texas Water Development Board in Austin, Tex .

Written in English

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  • Aquifers,
  • Groundwater,
  • Water table

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Statementby Radu Boghici
SeriesTexas Water Development Board Report 371, Report (Texas Water Development Board : 1986) -- 371.
ContributionsTexas Water Development Board
LC ClassificationsGB1199.3.T4 B64 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24815088M
LC Control Number2009526924

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Water-level altitudes and water-level changes and in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers, Fort Bend County and adjacent areas, Texas: Series title: Open-File Report: Series number: DOI: /ofr Year Published: 1990-2000 book English: Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey: Publisher location: Reston, VA.

on pumpage) changes in water levels, changes in chemical quality of the water) and related information compiled during the period by the U. Geolog ical Survey in cooperation with the city of Galveston and the Texas Water Com­ mission. A similar report by Wood (b) presents data for the period ).

Median changes in water levels in Texas aquifers, to Aquifer. Median change (feet) Aquifer. Median change (feet) Major aquifers Carrizo-Wilcox Minor aquifers Blaine Edwards (Balcones Fault Zone) Blossom Edwards-Trinity (Plateau) Brazos River Alluvium Gulf Coast Bone Spring-Victorio.

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The report has been streamlined from previous reports by combining water-level change sections ( to and to ) with respective precipitation sections ( and ).

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feet in Texas County, 9 feet in Cimarron County and 4 feet in Beaver County over the same period [8]. Figure 3 provides a closer look at the changes in Ogal-lala aquifer water levels for Oklahoma.

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