Misc Report Report 89-01 | Texas Water Development Board

Misc Report 89-01 Ground Water Quality of Texas

Ground Water Quality of Texas - An Overview of Natural and Man-Affected Conditions, Texas Water Commission (now the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality), March 1989.

TWC Report 89-01

Figures

  • Figure 3 (pdf - 7.32MB) - Land Use Effects on the Hydrologic Cycle
  • Figure 5 (pdf - 1.97MB) - Area Underlain by Neither Major or Minor Aquifers
  • Figure 7 (pdf - 2.03MB) - Known Occurrences or Areas of Potentially Radioactive Ground Waters in Texas
  • Figure 8 (pdf - 2.08MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the High Plains (Ogallala) Aquifer
  • Figure 9
    • 9A (pdf - 2.18MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, Southern Area (Carrizo Sand Portion)
    • 9B (pdf - 1.97MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, Central Area (Carrizo Sand Portion)
    • 9C (pdf - 1.91MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, Central Area (Wilcox Group Portion)
    • 9D (pdf - 2.18MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, Eastern Area (Wilcox Group and Carrizo-Wilcox Undifferentiated Portion)
  • Figure 10 (pdf - 2.00MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Edwards (Balcones Fault Zone) Aquifer
  • Figure 11 (pdf - 2.10MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Trinity Group Aquifer
  • Figure 12 (pdf - 1.75MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Alluvium and Bolson Deposits of West Texas
  • Figure 13 (pdf - 1.95MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Alluvium of North-Central Texas
  • Figure 14 (pdf - 1.90MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Brazos River Alluvium
  • Figure 15 (pdf - 2.61MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Gulf Coast Aquifer
  • Figure 16 (pdf - 2.51MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Edwards-Trinity (Plateau) Aquifer
  • Figure 17 (pdf - 2.10MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Woodbine Aquifer
  • Figure 18 (pdf - 2.19MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Queen City Sand Aquifer
  • Figure 19 (pdf - 2.01MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Sparta Sand Aquifer
  • Figure 20 (pdf - 2.32MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Santa Rosa Aquifer
  • Figure 21 (pdf - 2.02MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Hickory Sandstone Aquifer
  • Figure 22 (pdf - 2.15MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Ellenburger-San Saba Aquifer
  • Figure 23 (pdf - 2.23MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Blaine Gypsum Aquifer
  • Figure 24 (pdf - 2.14MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Rustler Aquifer
  • Figure 25 (pdf - 2.22MB) - Existing Ground-Water quality in the Nacatoch Sand Aquifer
  • Figure 26 (pdf - 1.93MB) - Existing Ground-Water Quality in the Blossom Sand Aquifer
  • Figure 29 (pdf - 2.23MB) - Locations of CERLA, RCRA and IRP Sites, and lass I Injection Wells
  • Figure 31 (pdf - 1.97MB) - Approximate Distribution of cemeteries as of 1986
  • Figure 34 (pdf - 2.18MB) - Geographic Distribution of Confirmed and Possible Abandoned Rig Supply Wells Which are Potential Contaminators of Ground Water, as of January 1988
  • Figure 36 (pdf - 2.11MB) - Areas of Texas with Septic Tank Orders, as of March 1988
  • Figure 40 (pdf - 2.11MB) - Location of 954 Confirmed Leaking Underground Storage Tanks, as of July 12, 1988
  • Figure 42 (pdf - 1.92MB) - Distribution of Land-Based Oil and Chemical Spills for FY87 that Affects Surface and/or Ground Water
  • Figure 46 (pdf - 2.01MB) - Coal Mining Operations in Texas, as of May 1988
  • Figure 48
    • 48A (pdf - 2.12MB) - Approximate Location of 210 Permitted Commercial Beef Cattle Feedlots with a Capacity Ranging from 200 to 60,000 Head, as of June 5, 1987
    • 48B (pdf - 2.00MB) - Approximate Location of 41 Permitted Commercial Swine Feedlots, 9 Sheep Feedlots and 35 Dairies, as of June 3, 1987
    • 48C (pdf - 1.99MB) - Approximate Location of Nine Permitted Confined Poultry (Egg) Industries, Six Poultry Feedlots and Seven Turkey Feedlots, as of June 3, 1987
  • Figure 49 (pdf - 2.17MB) - Distribution of Analyses by County, that Exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Drinking Water Standard for Nitrate
  • Figure 50 (pdf - 1.75MB) - Areas of Potential or Known Ground-Water Pollution Resulting from Silvicultural and Agricultural Activities
  • Figure 51 (pdf - 2.37MB) - Irrigated Land in Texas, 1984
  • Figure 52 (pdf - 1.93MB) - Areas of Texas with Known Class V Well Activities, as of July 1, 1987
  • Figure 53 (pdf - 1.92MB) - Areas Experiencing Significant Ground-Water Level Decline, 1975-1985
  • Figure 54 (pdf - 2.02MB) - Areas in Texas with Existing or Potential Underground Water Problems
  • Figure 55 (pdf - 1.96MB) - Areas Experiencing Significant Land-Surface Subsidence in the Gulf Coast Region, 1906 to 1978
  • Figure 56 (pdf - 2.17MB) - Underground Water Conservation Districts
  • Figure 57 (pdf - 2.01MB) - Total Active Ground Water Public Supply Systems, by County

Plates

  • Plate 1 - Ground Water Pollution Potential - General, Municipal and Industrial Sources
    • 1a (pdf - 2.53MB)
    • 1b (pdf - 4.03MB)
    • 1c (pdf - 2.96MB)
    • 1d (pdf - 2.04MB)
    • 1e (pdf - 3.51MB)
    • 1f (pdf - 3.00MB)
    • 1g (pdf - 6.41MB)
  • Plate 2 - Ground-Water Pollution Potential - Agricultural Sources
    • 2a (pdf - 4.58MB)
    • 2b (pdf - 4.47MB)
    • 2c (pdf - 3.66MB)
    • 2d (pdf - 4.01MB)
    • 2e (pdf - 3.07MB)
    • 2f (pdf - 3.43MB)
  • Plate 3 - Limits of Existing Oil and Gas Fields as of 1976
    • 3a (pdf - 2.23MB)
    • 3b (pdf - 2.89MB)
    • 3c (pdf - 2.32MB)
    • 3d (pdf - 2.02MB)
    • 3e (pdf - 1.61MB)
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