Geological Survey Water-supply Paper

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1953 - Irrigation

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Page 2 - Contents is the volume of water in a reservoir or lake. Unless otherwise indicated, volume is computed on the basis of a level pool and does not include bank storage...
Page 7 - Accuracy of Field Data and Computed Results The accuracy of streamflow data depends primarily on (1) the stability of the stage-discharge relation or, if the control is unstable, the frequency of discharge measurements and (2) the accuracy of observations of stage, measurements of discharge, and interpretation of records. The station description under "REMARKS" states the degree of accuracy of the records. "Excellent...
Page 6 - ... that only the instantaneous maximum discharge was revised; "(m)" that only the instantaneous minimum was revised; and "(P)" that only peak discharges were revised. If the drainage area has been revised, the report in which the revised figure was first published is given.
Page 2 - Information of a more detailed nature than that published for most of the gaging stations is on file in the district office, such as discharge measurements and recorder charts or nonrecording-gage readings.
Page 5 - This necessitates the use of the slope method in which the slope or fall in a reach of the stream is a factor in determining discharge.

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