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Water Resources Data - Texas Water Year 2000

Volume 5. Guadalupe River Basin, Nueces River Basin, Rio Grande Basin, and Intervening Coastal Basins

Water Data Report TX-00-5

By S.C. Gandara, W.J. Gibbons, and D.L. Barbie

Abstract: Water-resources data for the 2000 water year for Texas are presented in six volumes, and consist of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams and canals; stage, contents, and water-quality of lakes and reservoirs; and water levels and water quality of ground-water wells. Volume 5 contains records for water discharge at 71 gaging stations; stage only at 4 gaging stations; stage and contents at 4 lakes and reservoirs; water quality at 29 gaging stations; and data for 23 partial-record stations comprised of 3 flood-hydrograph, 10 low-flow, 6 crest-stage, and 4 miscellaneous stations. Also included are lists of discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations and discontinued surface-water-quality stations. Additional water data were collected at various sites, not part of the systematic data-collection program, and are published as miscellaneous measurements. These data represent that part of the National Water Data System operated by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating Federal, State, and local agencies in Texas. Records for a few pertinent stations in the bordering States also are included.

Map of Texas basins with stations included in this volume.

Volume 5 Station Listings: Choose to view complete lists of stations contained within volume 5, organized by station identification number or by station name.


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Volume 5. Guadalupe River Basin, Nueces River Basin, Rio Grande Basin, and Intervening Coastal Basins: Water Data Report TX-00-5
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Other Volumes In This Set:
Volume 1. Arkansas River Basin, Red River Basin, Sabine River Basin, Neches River Basin, and Intervening Coastal Basins: Water Data Report TX-00-1
Volume 2. Trinity River Basin: Water Data Report TX-00-2
Volume 3. San Jacinto River Basin, Brazos River Basin, San Bernard River Basin, and Intervening Coastal Basins: Water Data Report TX-00-3
Volume 4. Colorado River Basin, Lavaca River Basin, and Intervening Coastal Basins: Water Data Report TX-00-4
Volume 6. Ground Water: Water Data Report TX-00-6
Volumes 1-6 Complete Set: Compressed (.zip) 18,188,000 Bytes (44 minutes at 56K)
Choosing The Proper Volume: The 2000 water resources data were published in
six volumes.  Volumes 1 through 5 focus on streamflow and water-quality data within
a specific basin or group of basins.  Volume 6 contains all published ground-water
data.  To assist you in downloading the proper volume, we have provided the
following resources:
Volumes 1 - 5 listing by station identification number
Volumes 1 - 5 listing by station name

CONTENTS

Preface

List of gaging stations, in downstream order, for which records are published

List of discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations

List of discontinued surface-water-quality stations

Introduction

Cooperation

Hydrologic conditions

Streamflow

Water quality

Special networks and programs

Explanation of the records

Station identification numbers

Downstream order numbering

Records of stage and water discharge

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Station manuscript

Data table of daily mean values

Statistics of monthly mean data

Summary statistics

Identifying estimated daily discharge

Accuracy of the records

Other records available

Records of surface-water quality

Classification of records

Arrangement of records

On-site measurements and sample collection

Water temperature

Sediment

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

Publications of techniques of water-resources investigations

Gaging-station records

Miscellaneous water-quality data

Discharge at partial-record stations and miscellaneous sites

Low-flow partial-record stations

Crest-stage partial-record stations

Discharge measurements at miscellaneous sites

Index

ILLUSTRATIONS

Figure


1. Area of Texas covered by volume 5 and location of selected streamflow and water-quality station in volume 5
 

2. Monthly mean discharges at four long-term hydrologic index stations during 2000 water year and median of the monthly mean discharges for 1961-90 water years

3. Map showing location of gaging stations in the Guadalupe River Basin

4. Map showing location of gaging stations in the San Antonio River Basin

5. Map showing location of gaging stations in the San Antonio inset of the San Antonio River Basin

6. Map showing location of gaging stations in the Copano, Mission and Aransas River Basins

7. Map showing location of gaging stations in the Nueces River Basin

8. Map showing location of gaging stations in the Oso Creek and San Fernando Creek River Basins

9. Map showing location of gaging stations in the first section of the Rio Grande Basin

10. Map showing location of gaging stations in the second section of the Rio Grande Basin

TABLES

Table

1. Streamflow at six selected stations
  2. Comparison of records of discharge-weighted-average concentrations of dissolved solids for the 2000 and 1995-2000 water years

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