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Approximate water-level changes in wells in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers, 1977-84 and 1983-84, and measured compaction, 1973-84, in the Houston-Galveston region, Texas

Open-File Report 84-140

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Abstract

This report, which was prepared in cooperation with the City of Houston and Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District, presents data on water-level changes during 1977-84 and 1983-84 in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers (figs. 1-4) and data on measured compaction 1973-84 (fig. 5).

Water levels in about 550 wells were used to construct the maps showing water-level changes.  Compaction data were obtained from 12 wells equipped with compaction monitors (fig. 6).

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Approximate water-level changes in wells in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers, 1977-84 and 1983-84, and measured compaction, 1973-84, in the Houston-Galveston region, Texas
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
84-140
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Texas Water Science Center
Description:
6 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N