WATER RESOURCES OF SOUTHEAST IOWA

R.W. Coble


Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey Bureau,
Water Atlas No. 4, 1971, 101 p.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Foreword
Glossary
Acknowledgments
Introduction

Southeast Iowa
The land surface
Population

The source of our water

The hydrologic cycle
Climate

Surface-water resources by J.V. Roberts

Regulations pertaining to navigable waters
Streamflow sometimes high -- sometimes low
Average discharge
Flow duration
Low-flow frequency
Floods
Floodplain regulation
Regulated streams
Lakes and reservoirs
Water in the Mississippi River

Groundwater resources

The aquifers

Surficial aquifers
The bedrock surface
Bedrock aquifers
Depths to the bedrock aquifers
Thickness of the bedrock aquifers
Use of maps to predict depths of drilling

Water in aquifers

Water levels

Water levels in surficial aquifers
Water levels in bedrock aquifers

Yields from wells

Water quality

Quality of surface waters
Quality of ground waters

Water use

Water withdrawals
Water withdrawals in urban areas
Water use by irrigators and the mineral industry
Sources of withdrawals
Resource depletion
Source depletion
Future demands
Regulation of water use

Conclusion
For more information

Published reports
Unpublished data and topographic maps