Water resources data for water year 1998 for Iowa consist of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; stage and contents of lakes and reservoirs; and water levels and water quality of ground water. This report in two volumes contains stage or discharge records for 130 gaging stations; stage or contents for 9 lakes and reservoirs; water quality records for 2 gaging stations; sediment records for 12 gaging stations; and water levels for 185 ground-water observation wells. Also included are data for 93 crest-stage partial-record stations and water-quality data from 45 municipal wells. Additional water data were collected at various sites not included in the systematic data-collection program and are published here as miscellaneous measurements and analyses. These data represent that part of the National Water Data System operated by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating local, State, and Federal agencies in Iowa.
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Water Resources Data, Iowa, Water Year 1998. Volume 1: Surface Water - Mississippi River Basin