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The outlook for ground-water resources in Texas

Open-File Report 55-178

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Abstract

The future of ground-water supplies in Texas presents a problem that is very important to the economy of Texas and to the well-being of almost every citizen of the state.  It is of particular importance to more than 580 municipalities using ground water as the sole source of water supply; to many thousands of farmers using ground water for irrigation and also to others living in irrigated areas or dependent on irrigated agriculture for their livelihood, to more than 2 million people living in rural areas who are dependent on ground water for domestic supply, and to a large number of industries throughout the State, including some o the biggest ones.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
The outlook for ground-water resources in Texas
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
55-178
Year Published:
1955
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
20 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Texas
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N