Water resources data, Iowa, water year 2003--Volume 1. Surface water and precipitation

Water Data Report IA-03-1
Prepared in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources–Geological Survey; Iowa Department of Transportation; and Federal agencies
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Water resources data for Iowa for the 2003 water year consists of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; stage, and/or contents of lakes and reservoirs; ground-water levels and water quality of ground-water wells. This report volume contains discharge records for 134 gaging stations; stage or contents for 9 lakes and reservoirs and 3 streams; water quality for 4 stream-gaging stations; sediment records for 11 stream-gaging stations; and precipitation record for 7 precipitation stations. Also included are data for 90 crest-stage partial-record stations.

Study Area

Table of Contents

     Surface-Water Stations, in Downstream Order, for which Records are Published in this Volume
     Discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations
     Discontinued surface-water-quality stations
Summary of Hydrologic Conditions
     Surface water
          Suspended Sediment
          Water Quality
Downstream Order and Station Number
Special Network and Programs
Explanation of Stage- and Water Discharge Records
     Data Collection and Computation
     Data Presentation
          Station Manuscript
          Peak Discharge Greater than
          Data Table of Daily Mean Values
          Statistics of Monthly Mean Data
          Summary Statistics
     Identifying Estimated Daily Discharge
     Accuracy of Field Data and Computed Results
     Other Data Records Available
Explanation of Precipitation Records
     Data Collection and Computation
     Data Presentation
Explanation of Water-Quality Records
     Collection and Examination of Data
     Water Analysis
Surface-Water-Quality Records
     Classification of Records
     Accuracy of the Records
     Arrangement of Records
     On-Site Measurements and Sample Collection
     Water Temperature
     Laboratory Measurements
     Data Presentation
     Remark Codes
     Water-Quality Control Data
     Blank Samples
     Reference Samples
     Replicate Samples
     Spike Samples
Access to USGS water data
Definition of terms
Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the U.S. Geological Survey
Gaging stations, surface water
Crest-stage partial-record stations

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water resources data, Iowa, water year 2003--Volume 1. Surface water and precipitation
Series title Water Data Report
Series number IA-03-1
DOI 10.3133/wdrIA031
Year Published 2004
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Iowa Water Science Center
Description xvi, 473 p.
Time Range Start 2002-10-01
Country United States
State Iowa
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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