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NIWQP Project/Study Area—
Angostura Reclamation Unit, South Dakota
LocationAngostura Reservoir, formed by the damming of the Cheyenne River, is located 9 miles southeast of Hot Springs, South Dakota. The Angostura Reclamation Unit lands, consisting of 12,200 acres, are located on alluvial terraces and upland soils along both sides of the Cheyenne River from the reservoir downstream for approximately 24 miles. The entire Unit lies within Fall River and Custer counties of South Dakota. (detail map pdf)
StatusBased on the data collected in Phases 2 and 3, the NIWQP is no longer involved at this location.
Phases 2 and 3 DataChemical Data From Water:
ASCII - 19 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 73 KB .xls File
ASCII - 8 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 45 KB .xls File
ASCII - 36 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 134 KB .xls File
ASCII - 5 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 24 KB .xls File
DocumentsGreene, E.A., 1991, Investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage from the Angostura Reclamation Unit area, southwestern South Dakota, 1988: (abs.) in Mallard G.E., and Aronson, D.A. compilers, U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program: Abstracts of the Technical meeting, Monterey, California, March 11-15, 1991; US Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-88, p. 69.
Greene, E.A., Sowards, C.L., and Hansmann, E.W., 1990, Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the Angostura Reclamation Unit, southwestern South Dakota, 1988-89: US Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 90-4152, 75 p.
Greene, E.A., 1989, Quality of water and bottom sediments associated with Irrigation Drainage from the Angostura Reclamation Unit, southwestern South Dakota: (abs.) In Peterson, G.L., and Smith, M.M. compilers, U,.S. Geological Survey Second National Symposium on Water Quality: Abstracts of the Technical Sessions, Orlando, Florida, November 12-17, 1989; US Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-409, p. 32.