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Data Series 287

Summary of Water-Surface-Elevation Data for 116 U.S. Geological Survey Lake and Reservoir Stations in Texas and Comparison to Data for Water Year 2006

By William H. Asquith, Joseph Vrabel, and Meghan C. Roussel

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Introduction

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with numerous Federal, State, municipal, and local agencies, currently (2007) collects data for more than 120 lakes and reservoirs in Texas through a realtime, data-collection network. The National Water Information System that processes and archives water-resources data for the Nation provides a central source for retrieval of real-time as well as historical data. This report provides a brief description of the real-time, data-collection network and graphically summarizes the period-of-record daily mean water-surface elevations for 116 active and discontinued USGS lake and reservoir stations in Texas. The report also graphically depicts selected statistics (minimum, maximum, and mean) of daily mean water-surface-elevation data. The data for water year 2006 are compared to the selected statistics.

Version 1.0

Posted December 2007


Suggested citation:

Asquith, W.H., Vrabel, Joseph, and Roussel, M.C., 2007, Summary of water-surface-elevation data for 116 U.S. Geological Survey lake and reservoir stations in Texas and comparison to data for water year 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 287, 42 p.



Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Summary of Water-Surface-Elevation Data for Lake and Reservoir Stations in Texas

References

Index of Station Numbers

 


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