USGS

In cooperation with the Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District, City of Houston, and Fort Bend Subsidence District

Water-Level Altitudes 2003 and Water-Level Changes in the Chicot, Evangeline, and Jasper Aquifers and Compaction 1973–2002 in the Chicot and Evangeline Aquifers, Houston-Galveston Region, Texas

By M.C. Kasmarek and Jennifer Lanning-Rush

Open-File Report 03–109


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Contents

Introduction

Geohydrology

Water-Level Measurements

Measured Compaction

References

Figures

1. Map showing approximate water-level altitudes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, January–March 2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,386 KB), or jpeg (729 KB)

2. Map showing water-level changes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2002–03 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,300 KB) or jpeg (569 KB)

3. Map showing approximate water-level changes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1990–2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,724 KB) or jpeg (687 KB)

4. Map showing approximate water-level changes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1977–2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,791 KB) or jpeg (721 KB)

5. Map showing lines of zero water-level change in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, for 1977–82, 1977–87, 1977–92, 1977–97, and 1977–2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,301 KB) or jpeg (534 KB)

6. Map showing approximate water-level altitudes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, January–March 2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,309 KB) or jpeg (550 KB)

7. Map showing water-level changes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2002–03 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,236 KB) or jpeg (575 KB)

8. Map showing approximate water-level changes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1990–2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,455 KB) or jpeg (717 KB)

9. Map showing approximate water-level changes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1977–2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,829 KB) or jpeg (712 KB)

10. Map showing lines of zero water-level change in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, for 1977–82, 1977–87, 1977–92, 1977–97, and 1977–2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,233 KB) or jpeg (523 KB)

11. Map showing approximate water-level altitudes in the Jasper aquifer, greater Houston area, Texas, January–March 2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,235 KB) or jpeg (500 KB)

12. Map showing water-level changes in the Jasper aquifer, greater Houston area, Texas, 2002–03 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,239 KB) or jpeg (508 KB)

13. Map showing water-level changes in the Jasper aquifer, greater Houston area, Texas, 2000–2003 (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,237 KB) or jpeg (510 KB)

14. Map showing location of borehole extensometer sites, Houston-Galveston region, Texas (htm),
17" X 22" pdf (1,217 KB) or jpeg (470 KB)

15. Graphs showing measured compaction of subsurface material, 1973–2002, at borehole extensometer sites shown in figure 14 (htm),
22" X 17" pdf (183 KB) or jpeg (455 KB)

 


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