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United States Geological Survey: Programs in Utah

Fact Sheet 044-95

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been collecting hydrologic data relating to the occurrence, quantity, and quality of water resources in Utah since 1889. The USGS maintains a network of about 200 gaging stations on rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs in Utah and parts of Wyoming, Idaho, and Arizona and monitors about 1,100 wells throughout the State (fig. 1). Within this network, water-quality samples are collected at 15 surface-water sites and about 185 wells. Additional water-quality samples are collected throughout Utah as part of investigative studies in which the hydrology of specific areas is examined.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
United States Geological Survey: Programs in Utah
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
044-95
Year Published:
1995
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Salt Lake City, UT
Contributing office(s):
Utah Water Science Center
Description:
4 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Utah