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Water-Level Altitudes 2006 and Water-Level Changes in the Chicot, Evangeline, and Jasper Aquifers and Compaction 1973–2005 in the Chicot and Evangeline Aquifers, Houston-Galveston Region, Texas

By Mark C. Kasmarek, Natalie A. Houston, and Dexter W. Brown

U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 20061079

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


Table of Contents

Introduction

Geohydrology

Water-Level Measurements

Measured Compaction

Acknowledgments

References

Plates

Plates as a complete set of zipped 11" X 17" pdf files (39.0 MB)

1–14. Maps showing:
1. 
Approximate water-level altitudes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, January–March 2006
or pdf version 17" X 22" (2.77 MB)
2. 
Water-level changes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2005–06
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.58 MB) 
3. 
Approximate water-level changes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2001–06
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.99 MB) 
4. 
Approximate water-level changes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1990–2006
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (3.05 MB) 
5. 
Approximate water-level changes in the Chicot aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1977–2006
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (3.06 MB) 
6. 
Approximate water-level altitudes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, January–March 2006
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.61 MB) 
7. 
Water-level changes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2005–06
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.54 MB) 
8. 
Approximate water-level changes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2001–06
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (3.02 MB) 
9. 
Approximate water-level changes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1990–2006
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (3.14 MB) 
10. 
Approximate water-level changes in the Evangeline aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1977–2006
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (3.28 MB) 
11. 
Approximate water-level altitudes in the Jasper aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, January–March 2006
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.65 MB) 
12. 
Water-level changes in the Jasper aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2005–06
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.58 MB) 
13.  Approximate water-level changes in the Jasper aquifer, Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 2000–2006
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.74 MB) 
14.  Location of borehole extensometer sites, Houston-Galveston region, Texas
or pdf version 17" X 22"  (2.48 MB) 
15. Graphs showing measured compaction of subsurface material, 1973–2005, at borehole extensometer sites shown in figure 14
or pdf version 22" X 17"  (194 KB) 

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