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Report to Congress—
Concepts for National Assessment of Water Availability and Use
U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1223

Contents

Cover

Back of Title Page

Preface

Preface

Introduction

National Assessment of Water Availability and Use

Coordination and Collaboration

Indicators of Water Availability

Surface Water

Streamflow

Surface-Water Storage

Ground Water

Ground-Water Levels

Ground-Water Storage

Water Use

Water-Cycle Characterization

Summary

Acknowledgments

References Cited

Appendix A—List of Individuals Providing Input to this Report

 

Boxes

 

Box A—Quantity and Quality of Water Define Availability: An Example from South Florida

Box B—Water-Level Monitoring and Ground-Water Depletion in the High Plains Aquifer

Box C—A Plan to Enhance the National Water-Use Information Program

Box D—Water Supply and Dry Rivers in the Humid East—Modeling the Effects of Water Withdrawals on Streamflow in the Ipswich River Basin, Massachusetts

Box E—Cooperative Science Helps Determine Water Availability in Southern California

 


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