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Estimated water use and availability in the East Narragansett Bay study area, Rhode Island, 1995-99

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Estimated water use and availability in the East Narragansett Bay study area, Rhode Island, 1995-99; 2007; SIR; 2007-5168; Wild, Emily C.

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Water availability became a concern in Rhode Island during a drought in 1999, and further investigation was needed to assess the current demands on the hydrologic system from withdrawals during periods of little to no precipitation. The low ground-water levels and streamflows measured in Rhode Island prompted initiation of a series of studies on water use and availability in each major drainage area in Rhode Island for the period 1995–99. The investigation of the East Narragansett Bay area is the last of these studies. The East Narragansett Bay study area (130.9 square miles) includes small sections of the Ten Mile and Westport River Basins in Rhode Island. The area was divided into three regions (islands and contiguous land areas [...]

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Emily C. Wild
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U.S. Geological Survey

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