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Hydrologic data for urban studies in the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area, 1979

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Fred Liscum, Jay F. Weigel, and J.P. Bruchmiller, 1982, Hydrologic data for urban studies in the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area, 1979: Open-File Report.

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Hydrologic investigations of urban watersheds in Texas were begun by the U.S. Geological Survey in 1954. Studies are now in progress in Austin, Houston, and San Antonio.The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the city of Houston, began studies in the Houston metropolitan area in 1964. The program was expanded in 1968 to include collection of water-quality data. The objectives of the Houston urban-hydrology study are as follows:To determine, on the basis of historical data and hydro!ogic analyses, the magnitude and frequency of flood peaks and flood volumes.To determine the effect of urban development on flood peaks and volumes.To ascertain the variation in water quality for different flow conditions and different seasons.This [...]

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