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Water resources data, Iowa water year 2004, volume 1: surface water and precipitation

Water Data Report IA-04-1

Prepared in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources-Iowa Geological Survey, Iowa Department of Transportation, and Federal Agencies
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Abstract

This volume of the annual hydrologic data report of Iowa is one of a series of annual reports that document hydrologic data gathered from the U.S. Geological Survey.s surface- and ground-water data-collection networks in each State, Puerto Rico, and the Trust Territories. These records of streamflow, ground-water levels, and quality of water provide the hydrologic information needed by local, State, and Federal agencies, and the private sector for developing and managing our Nation.s land and water resources.

This report is the culmination of a concerted effort by dedicated personnel of the U.S. Geological Survey who collected, compiled, analyzed, verified, and organized the data, and who typed, edited, and assembled the report. The authors had primary responsibility for assuring that the information contained herein is accurate, complete, and adheres to Geological Survey policy and established guidelines.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume
Discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations
Discontinued surface-water quality stations
Introduction
Cooperation
Summary of hydrologic conditions
     Precipitation
Special networks and programs
Explanation of Stage- and Water Discharge Records
     Discontinued surface-water
     Data Presentation
     Identifying Estimated Daily Discharge
     Accuracy of Field Data and Computed Results
     Other Data Records Available
Explanation of Precipitation Records
     Data Collection and Computation
     Data Presentation
Explanation of Water-Quality Records
     Collection and Examination of Data
     Water Analysis
Surface-Water-Quality Records
     Classification of Records
     Accuracy of the Records
     Arrangement of Records
     On-Site Measurements and Sample Collection
     Water Temperature
     Sediment
     Laboratory Measurements
     Data Presentation
     Remark Codes
     Water-Quality Control Data
     Blank Samples
     Reference Samples
     Replicate Samples
     Spike Samples
Access to USGS Water Data
Definition of Terms
Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Surface water records
Crest-stage partial-record stations
Index

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Water resources data, Iowa water year 2004, volume 1: surface water and precipitation
Series title:
Water Data Report
Series number:
IA-04-1
Year Published:
2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Iowa Water Science Center
Description:
xv, 506 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Iowa
Scale:
5000000
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N