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Estimated Annual Recharge to the Edwards Aquifer in the San Antonio Area, by Stream Basin or Ungaged Area, 1934–2017

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
1934
End Date
2017

Citation

Slattery, R.N., 2018, Estimated Annual Recharge to the Edwards Aquifer in the San Antonio Area, by Stream Basin or Ungaged Area, 1934–2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9I71XF2.

Summary

The Edwards aquifer in south central Texas is one of the most permeable and productive aquifers in the United States and is the major source of public water supply for Bexar, Comal, Hays, Medina, and Uvalde Counties. The Edwards aquifer also supplies large quantities of water to agriculture, business, and industry in the region. The major artesian springs of the Edwards aquifer provide water for recreational activities, businesses, and downstream users, and provide habitat for several threatened or endangered species. The areas pertinent to the recharge process are the catchment area and the recharge zone. The catchment area consists of the parts of stream basins upstream from the recharge zone. Streams in the catchment area generally [...]

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Purpose

Data are used by water resource managers for water resource planning and management.

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/P9I71XF2

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