Water-supply Paper, Volume 799

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 - Irrigation
 

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Page 3 - For gaging the streams and determining the water supply of the United States, and for the investigation of underground currents and artesian wells, and for the preparation of reports upon the best methods of utilizing the water resources.
Page 3 - That this officer shall have the direction of the Geological Survey, and the classification of the public lands and examination of the Geological Structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain...
Page 79 - 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 4 - Indians for the relinquishment by said Indians of their claim to, or interest in, the lands described in the second article of the treaty made with them February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixtyseven...
Page 323 - They are higher and are continuous over broader areas in the western part of the region than in the eastern part.
Page 5 - FEATURES OF THE STORMS During the period March 9 to 22, 1936, four distinct storm centers passed over the northeastern part of the United States. The first disturbance, that of March 9 and 10, passed north of Lake Ontario and was accompanied by fairly general rains In western Pennsylvania and western and central New York and by snow In northern New England.
Page 19 - ... 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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