Water-supply Paper, Volume 800

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 - Irrigation

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Page 50 - The base data collected at gaging stations consist of records of stage, measurements of discharge, and general information used to supplement the gage heights and discharge measurements in determining the daily flow. The records of stage are obtained either from direct readings on a staff gage or from a water-stage recorder that gives a continuous record of the fluctuations. Measurements...
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Page 21 - ... retain water. Residuals or differences between rainfall and direct runoff ranging from 10 to 15 inches were common over wide areas and residuals as low as four inches were the exception, not the rule. Definite and well supported conclusions such as these over wide areas have immediate value to those who are studying the basic causes of floods and remedial measures for protection therefrom. The topic assigned the writer covers "current technique.

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