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National Irrigation Water Quality Program Projects—
Lower Rio Grande, Texas
LocationThis study area is located principally in the four southernmost counties in TexasStarr, Hidalgo, Cameron, and Willacy. This area consists of approximately 4,240 square miles. (Detail map pdf)
StatusData collected during the reconnaissance studies indicate that concentrations of dissolved minor elements in water generally are small. The NIWQP is no longer involved at this location.
Phases 2 and 3 DataChemical Data From Water:
ASCII - 8 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 41 KB .xls File
ASCII - 11 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 56 KB .xls File
ASCII - 9 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 42 KB .xls File
ASCII - 13 KB .dat File or Microsoft Excel - 44 KB .xls File
DocumentsWells, F.C., Jackson, G.A., and Rogers, W.J., 1988, Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the lower Rio Grande Valley and Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Texas, 1986-87: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4277, 89 p.