Water-resources investigations in Wisconsin, 1993

Open-File Report 93-129



PROBLEM: Surface-water information is needed for surveillance, planning, design, hazard warning, operation, and management in water-related fields such as water supply, hydroelectric power, flood control, irrigation, bridge and culvert design, wildlife management, pollution abatement, flood-plain management, and water-resources development. An appropriate data base is necessary to provide this information.

OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this study are to provide continuous discharge records for selected rivers at specific sites to supply the needs for: regulation, analytical studies, definition of statistical properties, trends analysis, determination of the occurrence, and distribution of water in streams for planning. The project is also designed to determine lake levels and to provide discharge for floods, low-flow conditions, and for water-quality investigations. Requests for streamflow data and information relating to streamflow in Wisconsin are answered. Basic data are published annually in "Water Resources Data Wisconsin."

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water-resources investigations in Wisconsin, 1993
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 93-129
DOI 10.3133/ofr93129
Year Published 1993
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s) Wisconsin Water Science Center
Description xi, 83 p.
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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