thumbnail

Water-level altitudes 1998, water-level changes 1977-98 and 1997-98, and compaction 1973-97 in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers, Houston-Galveston region, Texas

Open-File Report 98-96

In cooperation with the City of Houston and the Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District
By:

Links

Abstract

This report is one in an annual series of reports that depicts water-level altitudes and water-level changes since 1977 and compaction since 1973 in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers in the Houston-Galveston region, Texas. The report, prepared in cooperation with the City of Houston and the Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District, presents maps for the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers showing the approximate water-level altitudes in wells in 1998 and approximate water-level changes in wells from 1977 to 1998 and from 1997 to 1998, a map showing extensometer site locations, and graphs showing measured compaction of subsurface material at selected sites from 1973 to 1997. The most recent previously published water-level-altitude maps and water-level-change maps for the two aquifers in the region are by Kasmarek and others (1997). The Houston-Galveston region comprises Harris and Galveston Counties and adjacent parts of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Waller, Montgomery, Liberty, and Chambers Counties.

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Water-level altitudes 1998, water-level changes 1977-98 and 1997-98, and compaction 1973-97 in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers, Houston-Galveston region, Texas
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
98-96
Year Published:
1998
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Austin, TX
Contributing office(s):
Texas Water Science Center
Description:
8 Plate: 22.00 x 16.87 inches or smaller
Country:
United States
State:
Texas
Other Geospatial:
Harris-Galveston region