Discharge measurements at gaging stations

Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations 03-A8
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Abstract

The techniques used in making discharge measurements at gaging stations are described in this report. Most of the report deals with the current-meter method of measuring discharge, because this is the principal method used in gaging streams. The use of portable weirs and flumes, floats, and volumetric tanks in measuring discharge are briefly described.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Discharge measurements at gaging stations
Series title Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations
Series number 03-A8
DOI 10.3133/twri03A8
Year Published 1969
Language English
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office
Description vii, 65 p.
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