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Water Resources of Washington State

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Water Data Report WA-04-1

Water Resources Data-Washington Water Year 2004

By R.A. Kimbrough, G.P. Ruppert, W.D. Wiggins, and R.R. Smith

ABSTRACT

This report includes records on both surface and ground water in the State. The report contains discharge records for 238 stream-gaging stations, stage-only records for 12 stream-gaging stations, discharge measurements for 78 miscellaneous measurement sites, and annual maximum discharge for 4 crest-stage partial-record stations; stage and (or) contents records for 36 lakes and reservoirs; water-quality records for 65 surface-water sites; water-level records for 67 observation wells; and water-quality records for 27 observation wells.

CONTENTS

Font Cover and Calendar
Title Page, Preface, Report Documentation, Contents
Lists of Sites
Introduction and Cooperation
Summary of Hydrologic Conditions
Downstream Order and Station Number, Numbering System for Wells and Miscellaneous Sites, Special Networks and Programs
Explanation of Stage- and Water-Discharge Records
Explanation of Precipitation Records
Explanation of Water-Quality Records
Surface-Water-Quality Records
Explanation of Ground-Water-Level Records
Ground-Water-Quality Data
Access to USGS Water Data
Definition of Terms
Surface-Water-Discharge and Surface-Water-Quality Records

PACIFIC SLOPE BASINS

Naselle and Willapa River Basins
Chehalis and Humptulips River Basins
Quinault, Queets, Hoh, and Quillayute River Basins
Hoko, Elwha, and Dungeness River Basins

PUGET SOUND BASINS

Big Quilcene and Duckabush River Basins
Skokomish River Basin
Big Beef Creek Basin
Minter Creek Basin
Deschutes and Nisqually River Basins
Chambers Creek Basin
Puyallup and White River Basins
Duwamish River Basin
Lake Washington Basin
Snohomish River Basin
Tulalip and Mission Creek Basins
Stillaguamish River Basin
Skagit River Basin
Samish River and Whatcom Creek Basins
Nooksack River Basin

COLUMBIA RIVER BASINS

Columbia River above the International Boundary
Pend Oreille, Kettle, and Colville River Basins, and the Columbia River from the International Boundary to the Confluence with the Spokane River
Spokane River Basin and the Columbia River from the confluence with the Spokane River to Grand Coulee Dam
Okanogan River Basin and the Columbia River from Coulee Dam to Bridgeport
Methow and Chelan River Basins and the Columbia River from Bridgeport to Wells Dam
Entiat, Wenatchee, and Sand Hollow River Basins and the Columbia River from Wells Dam to Rock Island Dam
Crab Creek Basin and the Columbia River from Rock Island Dam to Richland
Yakima River and Esquatzel Coulee Basins and the Columbia River from Richland to Kennewick
Snake River Basin including the Grande Ronde River, Asotin Creek, Tucannon River, and Palouse River Basins
Walla Walla River Basin
Klickitat and White Salmon River Basins and the Columbia River from Kennewick to Stevenson
Lewis River Basin and the Columbia River from Stevenson to Longview
Cowlitz River Basin, including the Toutle River Basin, and the Columbia River from Longview to the Pacific Ocean

Discharge at Partial-Record Stations and Miscellaneous Sites
Ground-Water Levels
Seepage Investigations
Quality of Ground Water
Index
Conversion Factors and Back Cover

This report is available online in Portable Document Format (PDF). If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader, it is available for free download from Adobe Systems Incorporated.

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Send questions or comments about this report to the author, R. A. Kimbrough , (253) 428-3600 ext. 2608.

For more information about USGS activities in Washington, visit the USGS Washington Water Science Center home page.

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