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U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Water Data Report WA-03-1

Water Resources Data-Washington Water Year 2003

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

ABSTRACT

This report includes records on both surface and ground water in the State. The report contains discharge records for 248 stream-gaging stations, stage-only records for 11 stream-gaging stations, discharge measurements for 113 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 40 surface-water sites; water-level records for 64 observation wells; and water-quality records for 15 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 Records
Access to USGS Water Data
Definition of Terms
Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the U.S. Geological Survey
Surface-Water-Discharge and Surface-Water-Quality Records

PACIFIC SLOPE BASINS

Naselle and Willapa River Basins
Chehalis River Basin
Quinault, Queets, Hoh, and Quillayute River Basins
Hoko, Elwha, and Dungeness River Basins
Big Quilcene River, Duckabush River, and Big Beef Creek Basins
Skokomish River Basin
Minter Creek Basin
Deschutes and Nisqually River Basin
Chambers Creek Basin
Puyallup River Basin
Duwamish River Basins
Lake Washington and Sammamish River Basins
Snohomish and Stillaguamish River Basins
Skagit River Basin
Nooksack River and Samish River Basins

COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN

Columbia River Basin above Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake and Including Colville, Kettle, and Pend Oreille River Basins
Spokane River Basin
Columbia River Basin from Coulee Dam to Wells Dam Including Okanogan and Methow River Basins
Columbia River Basin from Chelan to Priest Rapids Dam Including Chelan River, Entiat River, Wenatchee River, and Crab Creek Basins
Columbia River Basin from Priest Rapids Dam to Kennewick Including Yakima River and Esquatzel Coulee Basins
Snake River Basin Including the Grande Ronde River, Asotin Creek, Tucannon River, and Palouse River Basins
Columbia River Basin between Wallula Lake and Stevenson Including Walla Walla, Klickitat, and White Salmon River Basins
Lewis and Cowlitz River Basins and downstream to mouth of Columbia River

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

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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