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National Irrigation Water Quality Program Projects—


Lower Rio Grande, Texas

Location
This study area is located principally in the four southernmost counties in Texas—Starr, Hidalgo, Cameron, and Willacy. This area consists of approximately 4,240 square miles. (Detail map pdf)


Status
Data 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 Data
Chemical Data From Water:
ASCII - 8 KB .dat File  or  Microsoft Excel - 41 KB .xls File

Bottom Material:
ASCII - 11 KB .dat File  or  Microsoft Excel - 56 KB .xls File

Inorganic:
ASCII - 9 KB .dat File  or  Microsoft Excel - 42 KB .xls File

Organic:
ASCII - 13 KB .dat File  or  Microsoft Excel - 44 KB .xls File


Documents
Wells, 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.


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