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Some limnological aspects of Spring Valley Reservoir

Date: 1965-05
Subject: limnology; reservoirs
Abstract: The present investigation is an attempt to contribute to our inadequate knowledge of limnological interrelationships in an artificial body of water. Spring Valley Reservoir, a...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Relationship of farm size to ability to pay for irrigation water in the dry lake area of Canyon County, Idaho

Date: 1965-05
Subject: irrigation; Idaho; Canyon County
Location: Boise River.
Abstract: The main objective of the study is to determine the ability of different sizes of farms to pay for irrigation water. This ability will be...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A solid-liquid phase precipitation metering device

Date: 1966-06
Subject: precipitation
Abstract: A need for a precipitation metering device capable of discriminating between solid and liquid phases of precipitation initiated this research project. A literature search revealed...

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Summary report on title to beds and use of water of navigable streams and lakes in Idaho; a report to the Subcommittee on High Water Mark Legislation of the Idaho Legislative Council

Date: 1966-12
Subject: riparian rights; submerged lands; Idaho; water rights
Abstract: This study is concerned with the Federal and State Laws and statutes governing the ownership and control of the beds of navigable streams and lakes,...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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The economic value of water in different uses within agriculture. Research technical completion report, project A-017-IDA

Date: 1967-08
Subject: water use; irrigation water
Abstract: This study was undertaken in order to determine the economic value of water in alternative uses within agriculture in Idaho. It is important to Idaho...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Nuclear radiation snow gage. Bulletin no. 13

Date: 1967-08
Subject: snow; Measuring instruments; Idaho
Abstract: The measurement of water stored in snow packs is important to determine the efficient utilization of this water. Various methods have been used for this...
Series: Bulletin (University of Idaho. Engineering Experiment Station).

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New development: the Geiger-Muller radioisotope snow gage

Date: 1967-05
Subject: radioactive snow gages
Abstract: Since about 1947, the use of radioactive isotopes has been known to be adaptable to the measurement of water contained in snow packs. Early investigations...

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Movement of water from canals to groundwater table; Research technical completion report project A-009-IDA

Date: 1968-09
Subject: groundwater movement; percolation; seepage; soil water
Abstract: Investigation of the mechanics of water movement from irrigation canals to the water table has been performed on selected canals in southern Idaho. Field studies...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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A microclimatic profile between the Snake River Canyon and Clearwater Mountains, Idaho; Research technical completion report, project A-010-IDA

Date: 1968-09
Subject: air temperature; Micrometeorology
Abstract: Temperature and relative humidity records have been kept at a maximum of 18 sites, and precipitation records at 8 sites, along a 75-mile profile between...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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An economic approach to the agricultural use of ground water in the Oakley Fan area of Cassia County, Idaho

Date: 1968-06
Subject: Water supply; Water rights; Cassia County
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: Establishing feasible amounts of revenue farmers do have and could have available for water costs was the object of this study. A definite area known...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Relationship of pumping lift to economic use of groundwater for irrigation. Idaho agricultural research progress report no. 130

Date: 1967
Subject: groundwater irrigation; irrigation water
Abstract: This report deals with the first phase of an economic study conducted on the Upper Snake River Basin. The objective of this phase is to...
Series: Idaho agricultural research progress report.

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Microclimatic profile between the Snake River Canyon and Clearwater Mountains, Idaho; Daily temperature and relative humidity records, weekly precipitation records, 1963-1968; U. of I. Water Resources Research Institute project no. M-2 (HH)

Date: 1969
Subject: temperature; relative humidity; precipitation
Abstract: This document contains data charts and records for temperature, relative humidity and precipitation for various locations in Idaho and Washington, 1963 - 1968.

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Microclimatic profile between the Snake River Canyon and Clearwater Mountains, Idaho; Progress report, project no. M-2 (HH)

Date: 1966-07
Subject: temperature; relative humidity; precipitation; microclimate
Abstract: Document consists of miscellaneous reports pertaining to Project A-010-IDA, aka A-012-IDA, Project no. M-2 (HH). Progress Report July 1966, Research Completion Technical Report, July 1965...

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Studies on methods of soil water determination; Project E-12: Progress to 31 December 1966

Date: 1966-12-31
Subject: soil water; groundwater
Abstract: This project consists of a study of various possible methods of measuring the flow, quantity, and state of ground water. Several new approaches to the...

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Hydrogeology of some small ground-water basins in Idaho; Research project technical termination report, project A-020-IDA

Date: 1968-02
Subject: artesian basins; groundwater; Cassia County; geohydrology
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: One basin has been studied (Albion basin, Cassia County, Idaho) and the results published as an open file report by the Idaho Bureau of Mines...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A limnological comparison of two small Idaho reservoirs

Date: 1968-02
Subject: limnology; reservoirs; Malad City
Abstract: Some limnological aspects of two small southeastern Idaho reservoirs were studied for one year. The reservoirs selected were Deep Creek Reservoir and Crowthers Reservoir, both...

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Limnological studies of lentic waters in Idaho: a comparison of crustacean populations and sampling techniques in four mountain lakes of Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-018-IDA

Date: 1968-09
Subject: limnology; crustaceans; lentic environment
Abstract: Standing crop of microcrustaceans were compared in four mountain lakes in northeast Idaho. Results over two summers indicated that the lower meadow lakes had higher...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Investigation of the use of nuclear magnetic resonance to determine moisture content in soils

Date: 1968-04
Subject: soil water; nuclear magnetic resonance
Abstract: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance absorption appears as an interesting and useful technique for the study of nuclear secrets. The major objective of this study was to...

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Studies on methods of soil moisture determination

Date: 1968-04
Subject: soil water
Abstract: Though the need for instrumentation capable of determining soil moisture quickly and accurately has long been recognized, no dependable means suitable for automatic and remote...

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Horizontal dispersion and density of limnetic crustaceans in four sub-alpine lakes

Date: 1968-05
Subject: Crustaceans
Abstract: Limnetic crustaceans from four subalpine lakes in northeast Idaho were studied during the summers of 1966 and 1967. Four methods were used to take quantitative...

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Relationship between farm size and ability to pay for irrigation water. Idaho agricultural research progress report no. 112

Date: 1966
Subject: farms; water supply; irrigation
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: This study was conducted in the Dry Lake area at Nampa, Idaho, where 5 or 6 companies are pumping irrigation water from the Snake River...
Series: Idaho agricultural research progress report.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Geology and hydrogeology of the Albion Basin, Cassia County, Idaho

Date: 1967-05
Subject: geology; geohydrology; Cassia County
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: Albion basin is an alluvium-filled basin in eastern Cassia County, Idaho, about 18 miles southeast of Burley. The study area is in the Basin and...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Some legal problems concerning ground water management

Date: 1967-11-06
Subject: groundwater; groundwater management; water quality
Abstract: A talk to be given by Dr. Thomas R. Walenta, Bovay Engineers, and Report Consultant to the Puget Sound Task Force at a Ground Water...

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Feasibility of artificial recharge of a small ground water basin by utilizing seasonal runoff from the intermittent streams, a preliminary study of artificial recharge of ground water in Moscow basin, Latah County, Idaho. Proceedings of the 6th annual Enginieering Geology & Soils Engineering Symposium

Date: 1968-04-18
Subject: recharge basins; intermittent streams; artificial recharge; Latah County
Abstract: The City of Moscow and the University of Idaho are the principal users of ground water in Moscow basin. Water is obtained from artesian aquifers...

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The economic value of water in different uses within agriculture. Research technical completion report, project A-017-IDA

Date: 1968-08
Subject: Alternative water use; water use; irrigation water
Abstract: Studies of the economic value of irrigation water in alternative uses within agriculture in Idaho were conducted using two different approaches of economic analysis. The...

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A critical study of the Idaho Code of Laws, together with various agencies and their functions in the field of water resources; Research technical completion report, project A-010-IDA

Date: 1968-01
Subject: Water resources development; water law
Abstract: Studies of the code of laws and the legal problems associated with water resources activities in the State of Idaho has been studied through legal...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Chemical and detrital features of Palouse River, Idaho, runoff flowage

Date: 1969
Subject: Runoff; detritus; Palouse River
Abstract: Some aspects of runoff flowage in the Palouse River, Latah County, Idaho, are described. Certain chemical features and variations in organic and inorganic content of...

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Studies on methods of soil water determination; Research technical completion report project A-019-IDA

Date: 1968-06
Subject: soil water; nuclear magnetic resonance
Abstract: The work reported was undertaken with the intent to develop a more reliable instrument initially for remote site operation. A survey of the literature led...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Research in water resources for Idaho

Date: 1963-02
Subject: Water resources development
Abstract: Summary of the goals, priorities and mission of the University of Idaho's Policy and Coordinating Committee on Water Resources and the Water Resources Committee. Summary...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Interactions of mining and water resource systems in the southeastern Idaho phosphate field; Research technical completion report, project C-7651

Date: 1979-09
Subject: Mineral industry; Groundwater; Phosphates; Idaho
Abstract: The general objective of this study was to analyze water resource impacts from the interaction of hydrologic and mining variables within the Western Phosphate Field....
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Characterization of ground water flow in the lower Boise River basin

Date: 2004-02
Subject: groundwater flow; Boise River watershed; statistics
Location: Boise River.
Abstract: The Treasure Valley Hydrologic Project (TVHP) was a multi-year study to develop a better understanding of ground water resources in the lower Boise River basin...
Series: Research Report.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Swan Falls agreement, October 25, 1984

Date: 1984-10-25
Subject: Water rights; hydroelectric power; Hydroelectric plants; Ada County
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: This agreement is made and entered into among the State of Idaho, by and through the Governor ..., John V. Evans in his official capacity...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Simulation of ground water flow in the lower Boise River Basin

Date: 2004-02
Subject: groundwater flow; Boise River Watershed; Ada County; Canyon County; computer simulation
Location: Boise River.
Abstract: The lower Boise River basin (Treasure Valley) aquifer system consists of a series of shallow, relatively high-permeability aquifers and a deeper, regional flow system. A...
Series: Research Report.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Simulation of increased ground water withdrawals in the lower Boise River basin

Date: 2004-02
Subject: groundwater flow; Boise River watershed; computer simulation; Ada County; Canyon County
Location: Boise River.
Abstract: Currently there are over 450 unprocessed applications for new water rights in the lower Boise River basin, an area of southwestern Idaho that is home...
Series: Research Report.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase II

Date: 1979-09
Subject: Dams; Hydroelectric plants; Water resources development
Abstract: In September of 1977, the University of Idaho Water Resources Research Institute entered into a contract with the then named Energy Research and Development Administration,...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.

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Adaptation of the Glover/Balmer/Jenkins analytical stream-depletion methods for no-flow and recharge boundaries. Supplemental files

Date: 2012-03-06
Subject: aquifers; streamflow depletion; rivers; model studies; pump wells; recharge
Abstract: Supporting information; Six Microsoft Excel worksheets containing raw data, charts, maps. Technical Completion Report 201101.

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Interpolation of METRIC evapotranspiration maps for future Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Model versions using normalized difference vegetative indices. Technical completion report 201201

Date: 2012-03-30
Subject: Evapotranspiration; Geographic information systems; Hydrologic models; Snake River
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: Evapotranspiration associated with irrigated cropland is an essential component of the water budget in modeling the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer. Rounding acreage to 2,000,000 irrigated...
Series: ESPAM; ESPAM2.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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2011 Western States Workshop on Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration, October 12 and 13, 2011, Boise, Idaho. Final Report

Date: 2012-01-19
Subject: Evapotranspiration; Remote sensing; Consumptive use; weather; Computer models
Abstract: This is a summary of presentations made at the 2011 Western States' Evapotranspiration workshop held in Boise, Idaho on October 12th and 13th. This report...

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Distribution and mobilization of arsenic and antimony species in the Coeur d'Alene River system. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1222-07

Date: 1989-05
Subject: mining wastes; water pollution; arsenic; speciation; sediment; antimony
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: The mining industry along the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River in northern Idaho is a major producer of silver, lead, and zinc in...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Integrated study on the impact of metallic trace element pollution in the Coeur d'Alene-Spokane Rivers-Lake drainage system. Project completion report, OWR (Title II project C-4145)

Date: 1975-08
Subject: water quality; trace metals; food chains; neutron activation analysis; heavy metals; sediment concentration; benthos
Location: Spokane River; Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: Comprehensive limnological, water quality, productivity and substrata investigations have been made of the Coeur d'Alene drainage, Coeur d'Alene Lake and the Spokane River. These investigations...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Blue-green algae toxicity in Black Lake, Kootenai County, Idaho. Research technical completion report

Date: 1985-09
Subject: cyanophyta; phytoplankton; toxicity
Location: Black Lake; Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Increasing occurrences of explosive growths or blooms of blue-green alqae in lakes throughout the western United States have been linked to recreational use, sewage inputs,...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Physical and chemical water quality of the Spokane River outlet reach of Lake Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho 1990 and 1991

Date: 1992-03
Subject: water quality; flow; chemical composition; bacteria (coliform)
Location: Spokane River; Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: The University of Idaho conducted a water quality study on the Spokane River outlet arm of Lake Coeur d'Alene from June, 1990 through September, 1991....
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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A topical review of environmental studies in the Coeur d'Alene river-lake system

Date: 1986-05
Subject: water pollution; river basin management; mine wastes
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: This is a topical review of various reports on environmental studies in the Coeur d'Alene river-lake system including reports on meterology, geology, soils, ground water,...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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The effects of mine and domestic wastes on macroinvertebrate community structure in the Coeur d'Alene River

Date: 1973-03-26
Subject: mine wastes; phytoplankton; zooplankton; water quality
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This study looks at the effects of waste on benthic organisms in the Coeur d'Alene river including sections on sampling sites, methodology, results, and figures....
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Potential for heavy metal migration from sediments of Lake Coeur d'Alene into the Rathdrum Prairie aquifer, Kootenai County, Idaho; Research technical completion report

Date: 1993-11
Subject: heavy metals; eutrophication; sediment
Location: Rathdrum Prairie; Kootenai.
Abstract: The purpose of this project was to determine the potential for migration of heavy metals of Lake Coeur d'Alene into the Spokane Valley/Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer,...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Plankton populations and some effects of mine drainage on primary productivity of the Coeur d'Alene River, delta, and lake. Techncial completion report, OWRR project no. a-030-IDA

Date: 1973-01
Subject: Mine wastes; water quality; water pollution; photosynthesis; phytoplankton
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: Variations in primary production and physiochemical measurements in the Coeur d'Alene River and Lake contaminated by mine and industrial wastes were examined from May, 1969,...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Heavy metals in lakes of the Coeur d'Alene River Valley, Idaho

Date: 1974-11
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; fish
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Heavy metal concentrations were measured in the water, sediments, and fish of nine small lakes located along the main stem of the Coeur d'Alene River....
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Biological impact of combined metallic and organic pollution in the Coeur d'Alene-Spokane River drainage system. Project completion report, OWRR project no. B-044-WASH and B-015-IDA

Date: 1973-06-30
Subject: benthos; water quality; heavy metals; food chains; aquatic environment
Location: Spokane River; Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: An investigation was made into the biological effects of metallic pollution in the Coeur d'Alene-Spokane River Lake drainage system. Water quality data show heavy inflows...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Investigation of the chemical composition and distribution of mining wastes in Killarney Lake, Coeur d'Alene Area, Northern Idaho

Date: 1991-10
Subject: mine wastes; sediment; heavy metals
Location: Killarney Lake; Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Killarney Lake, a lateral lake of the Coeur d'Alene River in northern Idaho, received mining and milling wastes from the Coeur d'Alene mining district for...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Fate, distribution and liminological effects of volcanic tephra in the St. Joe and Coeur d'Alene River deltas of Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Research technical completion report, grant no. 14-34-0001-1460

Date: 1983-05
Subject: benthos; limnology; volcanic ash
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene; St. Joe River.
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to determine the effects of the tephra (volcanic ash) fallout from the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mt. St....
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Effect of placer mining on selected streams in the Wallace Ranger District of Idaho

Date: 1991-09
Subject: mine wastes; water pollution; benthos
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: The objective of this study in the Wallace Ranger District was to collect baseline data from selected stations on Tributary Creek and E. Fork Eagle...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Arsenic speciation and water pollution associated with mining in the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Idaho. Research technical completion report, G903-06

Date: 1985-10
Subject: mine wastes; water pollution; arsenic; speciation; groundwater pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: The Coeur d' Alene Mining District is one of the major silver, lead, and zinc producing areas in the United States. The area also encompasses...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Analysis of sedimentation and water quality of Kidd Island Bay, Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Date: 1985-12
Subject: water quality; sediment; bottom sampling
Location: Kidd Island Bay; Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: This project was begun with the objective of identifying sediment sources, determining the amount of sediment from each, and measuring the quality of the water...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Development of a mathematical ground water model

Date: 1972-05
Subject: irrigation; water table; groundwater; idaho; bonneville county; jefferson county
Location: Snake River; Boise River Basin.
Abstract: The development of a mathematical model for study of water management and budget of the irrigated area of the Snake River Fan in eastern Idaho...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Nitrogen, phosphorous and other inorganic materials in waters in a gravity-irrigated area

Date: 1972-01-25
Subject: nitrogen; phosphorous; agricultural runoff
Location: Boise Basin.
Abstract: This is a report on the levels of nitrogen, phosphorous, and other inorganic materials found in agricultural runoff, groundwater, and headwater sites around the Boise...

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Recreation carrying capacity and Wild Rivers: a case study of the Middle Fork of the Salmon

Date: 1972-07-25
Subject: recreation wastes; water pollution control
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: One of the eight instant wild rivers designated by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act was the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. The Middle...

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Analysis of a skewed slot orifice

Date: 1972-07
Subject: fish; fish migration
Abstract: The object of this study was to develop design criteria for a skewed slot orificie fishway exit. Using these criteria the fishway exist can be...

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Methodology study to develop evaluation criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers: report of forest subproject

Date: 1972-01
Subject: river regulations; classification
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: The objective of the Forest subproject was to inventory the timber in the Salmon River drainage, and determine the implications of river classification on timber...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.

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Report of vegetation study. Scenic River Study, report no. 1

Date: 1972-11
Subject: vegetation; recreation demand; hunting; camping
Location: Sawtooth River.
Abstract: This report evaluates the impact of recreational use in the Sawtooth Valley on the vegetation in the area. It is part of a recreational carrying...
Series: Scenic River Study.

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Investigation of seepage reduction by soil-water chemical reactions in irrigation canals

Date: 1972-05
Subject: hydraulic conductivity; silt; canal seepage
Location: Paul.
Abstract: A procedure for estimating potential changes in the hydraulic conductivity of a silt layer in a canal was developed following McNeal's method for predicting the...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Wake boundaries for objects placed in open channels

Date: 1972-06
Subject: water properties; physical properties
Abstract: A new hodograph for the wake boundary behind a flat plate placed normal to the flow was developed and verified with experimental results. In this...

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Moscow basin ground water studies. Pamphlet 153

Date: 1972-03
Subject: water properties; chemical composition; artesian aquifers; water table decline; artificial recharge
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Moscow basin is in Latah County, Idaho, or the eastern edge of the Columbia Plateau physiographic province. The area of the basin is about 58...

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An economic overview of the Salmon River Basin. Information bulletin no. 7

Date: 1972-07
Subject: human population; employment; irrigation; forestry; recreation; mining
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: This study is part of a continuing effort to develop water and related land use policies for Idaho. An economic overview study attempts to provide...

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Migration response of juvenile chinook salmon to substrates and temperatures

Date: 1972-05
Subject: fish; fish migration; water temperature; substrates
Location: Lemhi River.
Abstract: I assessed downstream migration of age 0+ chinook salmon from stream channels with rock and rubble (good) or gravel or shale (poor) substrates and constant...

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Nitrogen in surface runoff resulting from addition of fertilizers to irrigation water

Date: 1972-07-18
Subject: nitrogen; agricultural runoff; water pollution sources
Location: Nampa; Meridian; Idaho.
Abstract: The first step in the research program reported in this paper was to make a general survey of headwater and surface runoff from farma in...

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Geothermal water and power resource exploration and development for Idaho. Research technical completion report, project NSF-geothermal 47-514

Date: 1972-12
Subject: geothermal power; geothermal resources; exploration
Location: Cassia County; Camas County; Elmore County; Owyhee County; Valley County; Bonneville County; Fremont County.
Abstract: Recent economic and political pressures to develop new energy sources that will have less adverse environmental effects and still meet the growing demand for power...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Administration of ground water as a nonrenewable resource

Date: 1974
Subject: water rights; administration; groundwater depletion
Location: Raft River Basin.
Abstract: Ground water is generally administered with surface water as a flow or renewable resource. In Idaho, the administration is based on the appropriation doctrine of...

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Pilot program to determine the effect of selected nutrients (dissolved organics, phosphorus, and nitrogen) on nuisance algal growth in American Falls Reservoir. Research technical completion report, project A-039-IDA

Date: 1972-06
Subject: eutrophication; nuisance algae; nitrogen; phosphorous
Location: American Falls Reservoir; Snake River.
Abstract: Accelerated eutrophication ha s become a problem of major dimension in Idaho and other parts of the United States during the past two decades. Associated...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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A finite-element, planar-flow model of Camas Prairie, Idaho

Date: 1972-11
Subject: groundwater basins; groundwater flow; finite element method; plane flow
Location: Camas Creek.
Abstract: Modern digital computers and mathematical models have been applied to fluid flow problems since the 1960's. Through the use of these tools, problems can be...

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Mountain and valley melodrama; or tragedy?

Date: 1972-03
Subject: mining wastes; water pollution; water pollution control; water pollution sources
Location: Spokane River; Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This is a narrative of the Coeur d'Alene Lake and River and the Spokane River and traces the progress of human-generated pollution associated with these...

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Investigation of factors relative to ground water recharge in Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-018-IDA

Date: 1972-06
Subject: wastewater disposal; groundwater contamination; soil properties; groundwater flow
Location: Snake River Valley.
Abstract: This project has concentrated on four of the myriad of factors relative to recharge of ground water in Idaho. Evaluation and application of methods for...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Macrobenthic communities in the Coeur d'Alene Lake system

Date: 1972-07
Subject: heavy metals; mine wastes; benthos; macroinvertebrates
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: Benthic invertebrates were sampled and identified from four depths in four areas of the Coeur d'Alene Lake system over a 7-month period. I identified 23...

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Some effects of mine drainage on primary production in Coeur d'Alene River and Lake, Idaho

Date: 1972-07
Subject: water quality; benthos; metals; mining wastes; nitrates; primary productivity
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene; Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Variations in primary production and physiochemical measurements in the Coeur d'Alene River and Lake contaminated by mine and industrial wastes were examined from May, 1969,...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Nannoplankton and the metals

Date: 1972-03
Subject: mining wastes; water pollution; benthos
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene; Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Intertwined with the other pollution difficulties of the Coeur d'Alene and Spokane region is the problem of the metals and the nannoplankton. Metals, such as...

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Groundwater pressure wave in confined porous media. Research technical termination report, project A-031-IDA

Date: 1971-01
Subject: groundwater hydrology; porous media
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: This project as originally proposed involved a 3-year theoretical and experimental study to determine what factors effect the rate of travel of pressure waves in...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Effect of physical properties of porous media on water movement. Research technical completion report, project A-025-IDA

Date: 1971-02
Subject: porous media; reynolds number; permeability
Abstract: This project was initiated to attempt to define relationships between the permeability of unconsolidated porous materials and physical properties of the porous material such as...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Water balance on a small agricultural watershed, Latah County, Idaho

Date: 1971-10
Subject: water balance; water-balance equation; evapotranspiration
Location: Thompson Watershed; Moscow.
Abstract: During the 1969-70 water year instrumentation was installed to begin a water balance study on the Thompson watershed near Moscow, Idaho. A water balance was...

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Irrigation and fertilization with wastewater

Date: 1971-05
Subject: canning industry waste water; water pollution; water pollution control; water pollution effects; wastewater irrigation
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: Idaho researchers present an economically-palatable method of controlling water pollution by preventing the entry into our streams of the $18.00 worth of nutrients in each...

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Methodology study to develop evaluation criteria For Wild And Scenic Rivers: report of a socio-economic analysis of hunting in Salmon River Basin subproject

Date: 1971-04
Subject: hunting; benefit-cost analysis; social benefits
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: In alternate use debates concerning the utilization of natural resources, economic evaluations and benefit cost analyses may form an important basis for decision making. Values...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.

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Development of a portable ozone test unit

Date: 1971-09
Subject: wastewater; kraft mill wastes; ozone
Abstract: A portable ozone test unit was designed for the continuous treatment of Kraft pulp mill waste with ozone, using a venturi as the gasliquid contact...

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Plantion population structure in the lower Coeur d'Alene River, delta, and lake.

Date: 1971-09
Subject: benthos; physicochemical properties; population dynamics
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene; Coeur d'Alene River; Coeur d'Alene Delta.
Abstract: Plankton communities in the lower Coeur d'Alene River, delta and adjacent lake waters and the lower St. Joe River were investigated over and 18-month period...

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Comparison of runoff from a catchment snow pillow and a small forested watershed

Date: 1971-04-20
Subject: snowmelt; runoff volume; lysimeters
Location: Crumerine Watershed; Moscow Valley.
Abstract: A 12-by- 12-foot square pressure pillow was modified by the addition of drains to collect the snowmelt from the pillow. This meltwater was collected in...

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Economic analysis of resources with special reference to interfarm relationships

Date: 1971-07
Subject:
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis was twofold. The first of these was the estimation of production functions for agricultural income in Custer and Lemhi Counties....

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Hydrogeologic aspects of potential wastewater reuse areas near Idaho Falls-Blackfoot, Idaho

Date: 1971-06
Subject: groundwater recharge; wastewater irrigation; hydrogeology
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: The Idaho Falls-Black foot area of south eastern Idaho is one of the more densely populated and rapidly growing regions of the state. Situated on...

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Methodology study to develop evaluation criteria For Wild And Scenic Rivers: report of irrigation subproject

Date: 1971-06
Subject: irrigation design; irrigation potential; water conveyance
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: This report is a subproject of an overall study to try to provide a better methodology for evaluating wild and scenic rivers for possible inclusion...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers; Water for Idaho.

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A methodology study to develop evaluation criteria For Wild And Scenic Rivers: report of history subproject

Date: 1971-03
Subject: history; geologic history
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: The original plans for the methodology study did not include provisions for a history subproject. However, as studies progressed on some of the other subprojects,...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.

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A methodology study to develop evaluation criteria For Wild And Scenic Rivers: report of water quality subproject

Date: 1971-11
Subject: dissolved oxygen; biochemical oxygen demand; bacteria (coliform); nutrients; water quality; water quality criteria
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: The purpose of this subproject study is to examine the role of water quality in the selection and management of a system river. Part I...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.

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Methodology study to develop evaluation criteria For Wild And Scenic Rivers: landowner perception of recreationist associated conflicts in the Salmon-Little Salmon River corridor of Idaho

Date: 1971-01
Subject: recreation; recreation demand
Location: Salmon River Basin; Little Salmon River.
Abstract: Thesis that samples the opinions of locals of Salmon River and Little Salmon River regarding potential for conflicts with recreationists. Opposition at hearings prompted Congress...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.

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Migration response of juvenile chinook salmon to substrates and temperatures. Research technical completion report, project A-038-IDAHO

Date: 1972-06
Subject: fish; fish migration; water temperature; substrates
Location: Lemhi River.
Abstract: I assessed downstream migration of age 0+ chinook salmon from stream channels with rock and rubble (good) or gravel or shale (poor) substrates and constant...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Cultural influences on irrigation drainage water. Proceedings from Irrigation and Drainage Division Specialty Conference, Spokane, Washington, September 26-28, 1972

Date: 1972-09-26
Subject: surface drainage; water pollution; irrigation efficiency
Location: Boise Watershed.
Abstract: Agricultural Engineers and Soil Scientists from the University of Idaho joined in a cooperative effort to study what effects irrigated agriculture might have on water...

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Report of an analysis of attitudes and opinions of St. Joe River Basin Landowners towards Wild and Scenic Rivers. Scenic River Study, report no. 2, contract no. C-3342-IDA

Date: 1972-12
Subject: stream classification; economic impact
Location: St. Joe River Basin.
Abstract: This report compiles information obtained from St. Joe River landowners regarding their attitudes and opinions of the proposed inclusion of the river in the National...
Series: Scenic River Study.

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Construction and application of a water quality model for the Upper Blackfoot River Basin in the Caribou National Forest, Idaho. Project C-7651

Date: 1979-11
Subject: water quality; phosphates; mine wastes
Location: Blackfoot Basin; Snake River.
Abstract: This study relates to the construction and application of a water quality model for the Upper Blackfoot River basin in southeastern Idaho to serve as...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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The effects of stream substrates on the distribution and abundance of aquatic insects

Date: 1971-09
Subject: substrates; benthos; aquatic insects; macroinvertebrates
Location: St. Maries River; Emerald Creek.
Abstract: This study was conducted to show the effects of sand and coarser sediments on the distribution and abundance of insects in Emerald Creek and the...

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Resource allocation under stress: the Snake River in Idaho

Date: 2012-06-25
Subject: water supply; water resources development; irrigation water; Snake River; water use; water resources development -- Idaho -- Government policy; water in agriculture; appropriation; irrigation; appropriation; climate adaptation; institutional adaptation; water resource development; social policy; development; governance; property rights
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: The debate over management of and adaptation to climate change tends to focus on expert regulation vs. private exploitation. A third path is available: an...

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Total maximum daily load for dissolved cadmium, dissolved lead, and dissolved zinc in surface waters of the Coeur d'Alene River Basin

Date: 2000-08-14
Subject: heavy metals; water quality; mine wastes
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene; Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This is an EPA and IDEQ report that lists total maximum daily loads (TMDL) of dissolved cadmium, dissolved lead, and dissolved zinc in the surface...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Coeur d'Alene River and lake Commission: report and recommendations of the Coeur d'Alene River and Lake Commission to the twenty-second session of the State Legislatureo f Idaho

Date: 1933-01
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; water pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This is a report by the Coeur d'Alene River and Lake Commission regarding the levels of lead found in river beds of the Coeur d'Alene...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Recovery of macroinvertebrate communities from metal pollution in the South Fork and mainstem of the Coeur d'Alene River, Idaho: 1968-1991

Date: 1992-04
Subject: benthos; mine wastes; heavy metals
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Mining has severely impacted the biota in the Coeur d'Alene River drainage of northern Idaho. The benthic community of the South Fork and mainstem was...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Characterization of heavy metal contamination in two lateral lakes of the Lower Coeur d'Alene River Valley, Northern Idaho

Date: 1995-05
Subject: heavy metals; mine wastes; sediment
Location: Coeur d'Alene River; Thompson Lake; Medicine Lake.
Abstract: The lower Coeur d'Alene River valley in Northern Idaho has received heavy metal contamination from over a century of upstream mining activity. Medicine and Thompson...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Chemical speciation of arsenic and antimony in natural water systems and its applications to environmental problems

Date: 1988-05
Subject: heavy metals; mine wastes; sediment; speciation
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: A method for the speciation of trivalent and pentavalent states of inorganic arsenic (As) and antimony (Sb) in natural waters has been developed. The proposed...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Arsenate and sulfate reduction in the sediments of Coeur d'Alene Lake, Idaho

Date: 1998-05
Subject: heavy metals; mine wastes; sediment; water pollution
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: Sediments of Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (CDAL) have been extensively contaminated with iron and trace elements from mining activities in the Coeur d'Alene mining district....
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Analytical techniques for arsenic and antimony speciation studies in interstitial water of river sediments

Date: 1993-05
Subject: heavy metals; mine wastes; sediment; speciation
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Three separation techniques for obtaining interstitial water, i.e., by solvent displacement, modified centrifugation, and gas squeezing, have been investigated. A simple nitrogen gas squeezing technique...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Fish community structure associated with bank stabilization in the metals-contaminated lower Coeur d'Alene River, Idaho

Date: 2008-01
Subject: fish; aquatic habitats; biological sampling
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Fish sampling and habitat assessment were conducted at 24 sites in the lower 54 km of the Coeur d'Alene River, Idaho in 2005 and 2006...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Taking care of our Coeur d'Alene Lake system: what you can do to help

Date: 1991
Subject: water quality; water pollution prevention; waste management
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: This pamphlet was published by IWRRI for the purpose of informing citizens of the Coeur d'Alene River Basin on the water-related impacts of topics such...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Analysis of ground water quality and water level data and the effects of recharge on ground water quality at Smelterville Flats, Idaho

Date: 1990-09
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; zinc; water quality; groundwater pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: The Smelterville Flats are located in the Coeur D'Alene River Valley in Northern Idaho. Mine wastes from zinc, silver and lead mines were discharged into...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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The effects of simulated dredging and flooding on the trace-element rich sediments in Lake Coeur d'Alene and the Coeur d'Alene River, Idaho

Date: 1996-12
Subject: dredging; sediment; heavy metals; water pollution treatment
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene; Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Lake Coeur d' Alene (Lake CDA) and both Main Stem (MSCDR) and South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River (SFCDR) are contaminated with heavy metals...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Isolation and characterization of a novel As(V) reducing bacterium: implications for arsenic mobilization and the genus Desulfitobacterium

Date: 2001-05
Subject: arsenic; sediment contamination; bacteria
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: Dissimilatory arsenate reducing bacteria have been implicated in the mobilization of arsenic from arsenic-enriched sediments. An As(V)-reducing bacterium, designated strain GBFH, was isolated from arsenic-contaminated...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Characterization of the upper aquifer beneath Smelterville Flats with implications for mitigation of groundwater contamination

Date: 1993-11
Subject: mine wastes; water quality; groundwater pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: In the early part of this century, the Smelterville Flats area near Kellogg, Idaho received mining, milling, and metallurgical wastes. Mine wastes were deposited on...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Hydrogeological characterization of dredge materials and fluvially deposited tailings at Cataldo Mission Flats Coeur d'Alene River, Idaho

Date: 2003-05
Subject: dredging; sediment; heavy metals; hydrogeology
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: The hydrogeologic system in the vicinity of the Cataldo Mission Flats, Kootenai County, Idaho, on the Coeur d'Alene River was investigated during the period June...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Biological productivity of the Coeur d'Alene River as related to water quality. Research technical completion report, Project A-024-IDA

Date: 1970-12
Subject: zinc; riverine limnology; bioassay; trout
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Determinations of the acute toxicity of zinc to Cutthroat trout (Salmo clarki) fingerlings were conducted using two bioassay systems. Methyl orange alkalinity of the test...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Relationships between recharge, sediment chemistry, and groundwater quality beneath the Smelterville Flats portion of the Bunker Hill Superfund Site

Date: 1992-08
Subject: mine wastes; water quality; groundwater pollution; groundwater recharge
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Periodic spatial and temporal heterogeneities in ground water quality have been observed in samples collected from piezometers located in the 40-acre tract of Smelterville Flats...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Water table configuration and aquifer tailings distribution, Coeur d'Alene Valley, Idaho

Date: 1974-10
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; groundwater pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: The Coeur d'Alene District has ranked high in the production of lead, zinc, silver, and antimony for the past 80 years. The published literature indicates...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Water quality assessment, Black Lake, Kootenai County

Date: 1985-09
Subject: blue-green algae; water quality; toxicity
Location: Kellogg.
Abstract: The purpose of the water quality assessment of Black Lake was to characterize lake water quality and the toxic blooms of nuisance blue-green algae which...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Coeur d'Alene Lake Management Plan

Date: 1996-09-19
Subject: water quality; water pollution prevention; waste management
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: This is a water management plan produced jointly by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, the Clean Lakes Coordinating Council, and the Idaho Deivison of Environmental Quality...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Good Water? A study of the Coeur d'Alene-Spokane River region

Date: 1973-01
Subject: water pollution; mine wastes; wastewater disposal; eutrophication
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene; Spokane River.
Abstract: This study was published for the purpose of providing the general public with information on the history of mine waste and water pollution in the...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Hydrogeologic analysis of the southern Rathdrum Prairie area, Idaho

Date: 1977-04
Subject: groundwater recharge; groundwater movement; aquifer characteristics
Location: Rathdrum Prairie; Kootenai.
Abstract: Many industrial, municipal and domestic water users on the Rathdrum prairie depend solely on water from the underlying ground water flow system. The source and...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Beneficial use attainability assessments of streams in the Lake Coeur d'Alene Basin, Idaho

Date: 1993-01
Subject: watershed protection; watershed management; rehabilitation; water quality
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Protection and restoration of water bodies within the Lake Coeur d'Alene basin in northern Idaho, are two primary goals of the Coeur d'Alene Basin Restoration...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Induced polarization: a geophysical method for detecting metal contaminated ground water

Date: 1988-05
Subject: groundwater pollution; mine wastes; heavy metals; polarization
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Induced polarization (IP) is a useful geophysical method for investigating metal contaminated ground water. Laboratory experiments show zinc, copper, and lead contaminated ground water produce...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Land management and flood effects on the distribution and abundance of cutthroat trout in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin, Idaho

Date: 2000-12
Subject: trout; flood damage
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: In January 1996, the largest flood since 1974 occurred in the Coeur d'Alene River basin, Idaho. In some areas the flood peaks were the second...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Pilot sampling for heavy metals in fish flesh from Killarney Lake, Coeur d'Alene River System, Idaho. Technical bulletin 90-6

Date: 1990-09
Subject: heavy metals; fish; contamination
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin; Killarney Lake.
Abstract: Mining and smelting activities on the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River in northern Idaho since 1885 have contributed massive amounts of metals-rich tailings...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Reclamation plans for abandoned mill tailing impoundments in the South Fork Coeur d'Alene River Basin

Date: 1982-04
Subject: water pollution; mine wastes; heavy metals; groundwater pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Water pollution resulting from nearly a hundred years of continuous mining activity along the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River continues to be a...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Lower Coeur d'Alene River water quality monitoring. Final report, BLM contract no. ID901-CT9-047

Date: 1990-08-03
Subject: water quality; mine wastes; heavy metals; zinc
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This report presents the results of GSA's evaluation and findings. Included are a review of past water quality sampling in the area, the results of...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Characterization of deoximorphic features in mine waste-contaminated wetlands soils

Date: 2006-04
Subject: heavy metals; groundwater contamination; speciation; mineralogy
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Metal contamination from Northern Idaho mining operations has impacted wetlands along the Coeur d'Alene River floodplains resulting in a potentially hazardous environment for humans and...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Investigation of novel adsorptive separation methods for the removal of trace heavy metals from polluted areas. Research technical completion report, 14-09-0001-G1419-07

Date: 1988-05
Subject: heavy metals; mine wastes; water pollution treatment
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: The removal of trace amounts of cadmium and zinc from wastewater samples from the Bunker Hill mine as well as from synthetic wastewaters was evaluated....
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Management analysis of BLM Lands on the Lower Coeur d'Alene River

Date: 1990-11
Subject: water management; water quality management; lead; heavy metals
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Schafer and Associates and Roy F. Weston have completed a management analysis of the Lower Coeur d'Alene River (LCDAR) area for the Bureau of Land...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Protecting North Idaho's lakes; a citizen handbook

Date: 1978-09
Subject: water pollution; water pollution prevention; heavy metals; eutrophication
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: This pamphlet was published by the Kootenai Environmental Alliance for the purpose of providing the general public with information on water pollution in the CDA...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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In situ bioassay of invertebrates on water quality of Coeur d'Alene River Basin -- pilot study. Idaho BLM technical bulletin 90-1

Date: 1990-02
Subject: macroinvertebrates; heavy metals; bioassay
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: The Coeur d'Alene River, impacted by heavy metal contamination from mining wastes since the late 1800s, continues to concern agency and private citizens in northern...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Toxicity and bioavailability studies of lead and other elements in the Lower Coeur d'Alene River

Date: 1989-12-18
Subject: lead; heavy metals; bioaccumulation; pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This work developed following reported high waterfowl deaths and illnesses in Spring 1982. Idaho Department of Fish and Game (Bruner 1982 personal communication) estimated that...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Water quality along the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River 1966-1988

Date: 1989-04
Subject: water quality; heavy metals; zinc; bioassay; benthos
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Since 1890, mining of lead, silver and zinc has occurred in the Coeur D'Alene mining district. In the early days, jig tailings containing sphalerite and...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Water quality of the Coeur d'Alene River Basin 1969, 1970

Date: 1971-02
Subject: water quality; heavy metals; mine wastes; sewage
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: The Coeur d'Alene River system of northern Idaho is divided into three components: the North Fork which supports a healthy aquatic community, the South Fork...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Hydrogeology and potential reclamation procedures for an uncontrolled mine waste deposition site, Kellogg, Idaho

Date: 1980-11
Subject: mine wastes; acid mine drainage; water reclamation
Location: Kellogg.
Abstract: The reclamation of the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River basin in northern Idaho from the effects of past mining practices is imperative if...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Point and nonpoint source contributions of trace heavy metals to the South Fork Coeur d'Alene River, Shoshone County, Idaho 1989-1990. Water quality status report no. 111

Date: 1993
Subject: heavy metals; water pollution; mine wastes
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This study was designed and implemented in an effort to determine the appropriateness of the 304 (I) listing of South Fork Coeur d'Alene River segment...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Geohydrologic conditions in the vicinity of Bunker Hill Company waste-disposal facilities

Date: 1977-03
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; water pollution prevention
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: The Bunker Hill Central Impoundment Area, gypsum pond, and slag pile receives solid and liquid waste from the Bunker Hill mine, mill, and smelter complex....
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Pollution of the Coeur d'Alene River and adjacent waters by mine wastes

Date: 1932-01
Subject: mine wastes; water pollution; heavy metals
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Following the authorization of this survey by Commissioner O'Malley the writer at the suggestion of Congressman French wrote Corrmissioner E. O. Cathcart, Secretary of the...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Potential for acid formation from tailings from the Coeur d'Alene mining area, Idaho

Date: 1981-05
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; water pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Tailings disposal in the steep narrow canyons of the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River has long been a problem for the mining companies...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Hydrogeologic analysis of an abandoned tailings pile

Date: 1975-05
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; water pollution
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Several tailings ponds have recently been filled and abandoned in the Coeur d'Alene Mining District in northern Idaho. The abandonment of mine tailings piles may...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Plan to rehabilitate the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River

Date: 1978-01
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; water pollution; sediment contamination
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: The purpose of this plan is to identify, evaluate, and analyze the resource management problems that exist in the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Trace metals in soils of the Coeur d'Alene River Valley and their potential effects on water quality

Date: 1979-09
Subject: mine wastes; heavy metals; sediment contamination
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Soils in the Coeur d'Alene River Valley(s) have become contaminated with trace metals. Studies presented here show that the degree of contamination in these soils...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Metal(loid) cycling in mine-impacted sediments of the northern Idaho Coeur d'Alene River Basin

Date: 2006-08
Subject: heavy metals; water pollution; mine wastes
Location: Coeur d'Alene Basin.
Abstract: Mining activity along the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene (CDA) River in northern Idaho has resulted in mine tailings enriched in Pb, As, Ag,...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Spring evapotranspiration from low sagebrush range in Southern Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-014-IDA

Date: 1970-10
Subject: evapotranspiration; precipitation
Location: Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed; Reynolds; Boise Basin.
Abstract: Approximately 75-85 percent of the 8-20 inches of average annual precipitation on southern Idaho rangelands is delivered in the form of winter snow and spring...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A methodology study to develop evaluation criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers: report of sport and commercial fisheries subproject

Date: 1970-11
Subject: anadromous fish; spawning; fish populations; fish migration
Location: Boise Basin.
Abstract: An overview of fishery resources in the Salmon River Basin, with tables and figures on harvest numbers, spawning locations, and population numbers.
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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The effect of industrial and domestic pollution on benthic macroinvertebrate communities in two northern Idaho rivers

Date: 1970-05
Subject: benthos; water pollution; heavy metals
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: Benthic macroinvertebrate communities i n the Coeur dlAlene and Potlatch Rivers in northern Idaho were analyzed to determine the effect of mine effluents on the...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A methodology study to develop evaluation criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers: report of the archaeological resources of the Salmon River Canyon

Date: 1970-09
Subject: archaeology
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: The antiquities of the Salmon River Canyon have scientific and historic value for several reasons. First, these prehistoric resources may shed light on cultural relations...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Approximate solution to the Navier-Stokes equations for flow through a rectangularly packed bed of spheres

Date: 1970-08
Subject: fluid friction
Abstract: Approximate solutions for the Navier -Stokes equations describing fluid fiow through a rectangular packing of spheres were obtained for Reynolds numbers of 0.1, 1, 7...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A methodology study to develop evaluation criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers: report of water for municipal and industrial use subproject

Date: 1970-09
Subject: water costs; water allocation
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: The purpose of this subproject is to catalogue information concerning municipal and industrial water use, present and future, in the Salmon Hydrologic unit and to...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Groundwater flow systems and the origin of evaporite deposits. Pamphlet 141

Date: 1968-08
Subject: groundwater flow
Abstract: Study of the literature on evaporite mineral deposits suggests a functional realtionship between the origin of these deposits and ground-water flow systems. The theory on...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Hydrogeological aspects of the selection of refuse disposal sites in Idaho. Pamphlet no. 145

Date: 1970-08
Subject: groundwater contamination; classification
Abstract: In this report geologic environments in Idaho have been evaluated in light of results of studies on refuse disposal and ground-water contamination that have been...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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An environmental survey of the Big and Little Wood Rivers in Idaho. Information bulletin no. 4

Date: 1970-06-09
Subject: ecology; water quality
Location: Ketchum.
Abstract: This preliminary survey was conducted at the request of the U.S. Corps of Engineers to assess the present ecological conditions in the watershed drained by...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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The sedimentation of natural channels

Date: 1970-07
Subject: sedimentation rates; laminar flow
Abstract: A procedure for estimating the deposit ratio for sedimentation in soil under laminar flow conditions is developed from the Hagen-Poiseuille and Kozeny-Carman theories. This procedure...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Wild and Scenic Rivers Symposium. Information bulletin no. 6

Date: 1969-07-25
Subject: legislation
Abstract: This study is to be directed towards developing criteria to be used to evaluate the study rivers selected by Congress for consideration for inclusion in...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Proceedings of conference on water resources research needs in Idaho. Information circular no. 7a

Date: 1970-10-16
Subject: water resources development; land development
Abstract: The objective of the conference was to expose areas of inquiry that appear to offer the greatest potential worth and need for research in water...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A detailed analysis of the effects of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 upon lands owned by the State of Idaho and the possible effects upon lands owned by other states of the Federal union

Date: 1970-01
Subject: legislation; wilderness areas -- Idaho; wild and scenic rivers; wild rivers
Abstract: The State of Idaho has encountered and is about to encounter difficulties with the Federal Government in administering the trust of endowment lands granted by...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Analysis of slot orifice fishways

Date: 1970-12
Subject: fish barriers; fish ladders; fish migration
Abstract: The object of this study was to develop design criteria for a slot orifice fishway. Sizing and spacing of slot orifices inside the fishway can...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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An environmental survey of the Lower Clearwater River. Information bulletin no. 5

Date: 1970-07-31
Subject: aesthetics; water level fluctuations; water quality
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: The project objectives for this survey, as agreed upon by the U. S. Corps of Engineers and the Water Resources Research Institute of the University...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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High-lift pumping at the impact upon economic development of desert land in Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-002-IDA

Date: 1970-12
Subject: irrigation practices; irrigation efficiency; cost-benefit analysis
Location: Nampa.
Abstract: This study was conducted in the Dry Lake area at Nampa, Idaho, where 5 or 6 companies are pumping irrigation water from the Snake River...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Economics of water quality control measures.

Date: 1970-11-21
Subject: water quality; river basin management; legal aspects
Abstract: Water quality control is a broad problem in water resource management. Water quality control is a very complex problem and one which requires a broad...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Methodology study to develop evaluation criteria For Wild And Scenic Rivers: progress report no. 1

Date: 1970
Subject: water conservation; wildlife conservation; fish conservation
Abstract: On October 2, 1968, Public Law 90-542, which provides for a National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was passed by the 90th Congress. This law...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers; Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Water balance on a unit source area in South Fork Palouse River. 1970 Annual report to Agricultural Research Sercvice, Boise

Date: 1970-12
Subject: water balance; erosion control
Location: Palouse River.
Abstract: Within the overall objectives of Project SWC 2-f3, the following were selected for immediate study: 1. To set up the instrumentation necessary for making a...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Report of flood control subproject

Date: 1970-02
Subject: flood control
Location: Boise Basin.
Abstract: The writer of this report has been assigned the task of preparing information for the navigation and flood control subprojects, the latter being the subject...
Series: Water for Idaho; Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A methodology study to develop evaluation criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers: report of navigation subproject

Date: 1970-10
Subject: navigation; navigable rivers; regulations
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: The writer has been assigned the task of preparing information for the flood control, history, and navigation subprojects, the latter being the subject of this...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Evaluation of minerals and mineral potential of the Salmon River drainage basin in Idaho subproject: a methodology study to develop evaluation criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers

Date: 1970-09
Subject: mineral industry; mining
Location: Salmon River Basin.
Abstract: The plan for the methodology study is to divide the research work into a series of subprojects, each covering an important economic activity related to...
Series: Methodology Study to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Advisibility of establishing a groundwater research center in Idaho. Consultants' report, Information circular no. 2

Date: 1969-07
Subject: research facilities; groundwater; feasibility studies
Location: Boise Basin.
Abstract: The assignment was outlined for the consultants in general terms with wide latitude given in the matter of the method of investigation and preparation of...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Effect of moisture content on permeability of frozen soils

Date: 1969-10-16
Subject: soil physics; soil porosity; moisture content
Location: Boise Basin.
Abstract: The general subject of permeability of frozen soil and particularly the infiltration rate of frozen soil is of particular interest to hydrologists in the Northwest....
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Hydrology of frozen ground floodsResearch technical completion report, project A-016-IDA

Date: 1969-06
Subject: frozen ground; flood control; flood forecasting; permeability; soil moisture
Location: Boise Basin.
Abstract: A four year field and laboratory study of permeability of frozen soil is reported. The field studies involved soil temperature and moisture measurements over a...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Aquatic environment and food habits of mayflies. Research technical completion report, project A-022-IDA

Date: 1969-06
Subject: mayflies; feeding rates; habitats
Location: St. Maries River.
Abstract: The food habits and ecology were studied for 31 species of mayfly nymphs from the St. Maries River in Idaho, during 1967 and 1968. Mayfly...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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The food habits and ecology of mayflies of the St. Maries River in Idaho

Date: 1969-06
Subject: mayflies; feeding rates; habitats
Location: St. Maries River.
Abstract: The food habits and ecology were studied for 31 species of mayfly nymphs from the St. Maries River in Idaho, during 1967 and 1968. The...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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A cost analysis of pumping from irrigation wells in Cassia County, Idaho

Date: 1969-01
Subject: water costs; irrigation practices; cost-benefit ratio
Location: Cassia County.
Abstract: Twenty-two farmers in the Oakley Fan area of Southern Idaho were interviewed in 1966 and 1967 to determine information about the present irrigation practices and...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Detailed ground water investigation of Moscow Basin. Research technical completion report, project A-011-IDA

Date: 1969-06
Subject: artesian aquifers; groundwater recharge; natural recharge; artesian basins; latah county; Idaho; water supply; artificial groundwater recharge
Location: Moscow Basin.
Abstract: Moscow basin, a 58 square-mile, U-shaped basin with a 12 square-mile central lowland underlain by basalt flows and sedimentary interbeds of the Columbia River Group,...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Economic values of irrigation water in four areas along the Snake River in Idaho. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station bulletin 513

Date: 1970-01
Subject: water costs; irrigation; irrigation efficiency
Location: Snake River; Boise Basin.
Abstract: In Idaho, about 97 percent of total water use is for irrigation. Some of the state's major exports are produced on irrigated acreage and the...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Physical properties of precipitation. Research technical completion report, project A-008-IDA

Date: 1969-04
Subject: atmospheric precipitation; reflectance
Abstract: The object of this research was to study the properties of snow or rain in the falling state that would permit positive identification of the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Methodology for evaluating potential surface-water reservoir sites in Idaho. Progress report

Date: 1969-09
Subject: reservoir siting; reservoir design; reservoir management
Abstract: The purpose of the study is to establish criteria needed to evaluate surface-water reservoir sites in Idaho and to inventory existing reservoirs and potential reservoir...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Problems in preparing a state water inventory. Information circular no. 1

Date: 1969-05
Subject: groundwater inventory; water resources data
Abstract: The preparation of a comprehensive water inventory for the entire State had never before been undertaken in Idaho. Special problems were encountered in the preparation...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Acute toxicity of zinc to cutthroat trout

Date: 1969-03
Subject: zinc; heavy metals; bioassay; trout
Abstract: Determinations of the acute toxicity of zinc to Cutthroat trout (Salmo clarki) fingerlings were conducted using mo bioassay systems. Methyl orange alkalinity of the test...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Factors affecting irrigation pumping costs

Date: 1969-01
Subject: groundwater management; legislation
Abstract: A thorough understanding of the factors affecting the cost of pumping water for irrigation does not presently exist. The purpose of this study was to...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Effect of initial moisture content and soil type on permeability of frozen soil

Date: 1969-08
Subject: frozen ground; soil physics; soil porosity
Location: Boise Basin.
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the factors which affect the permeability of frozen soil, especially the effect of soil type and initial...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Preliminary report on investigation of culverts and hydraulic structures used for fishways. Project no. Hydro. Str. 43-017

Date: 1969-09
Subject: fish barriers; fish ladders; fish migration; salmonid
Abstract: A brief description of fish blockage problems created by culverts and a review of the state of the art of culvert fishway design is presented....
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Temporal, horizontal and vertical variability of water chemistry in unsaturated zone of fine-grain soil. Research technical completion report, project A-021-IDA

Date: 1969-06
Subject: water; filtration
Abstract: A method was developed for extracting water samples from unsaturated soils under low moisture content and concomitant high tension. A sample collection cell was constructed...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Feasibility of re-use of treated wastewater for irrigation, fertilization and groundwater recharge in Idaho. Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, pamplet 143

Date: 1969-10
Subject: industrial wastewater; wastewater irrigation; municipal wastewater
Abstract: The increasing rate of production of industrial and domestic wastewaters has prompted scientists and engineers to investigate methods of renovation which offer alternatives to disposal...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Evaluation of the regional multipurpose benefits that result from a water and related land resource development

Date: 1973-05-15
Subject: irrigation efficiency; land development; resources development
Abstract: The Mountain Home Division of the Southwestern Idaho Water Development Project was chosen as a model to study methodology for evaluating regional multipurpose benefits resulting...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Report of range subproject; Scenic Rivers Study, report No. 3, OWRR project no. B-014-IDA

Date: 1973-02
Subject: grazing; cattle; river regulations
Location: Salmon River.
Abstract: This report discusses the importance of grazing in the Salmon River Basin, its relationship to the Salmon River and what implications a wild and scenic...
Series: Scenic River Study.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Water resources planning report: Henrys Fork Basin

Date: 1973-09-30
Subject: irrigation; resources development; water supply
Location: Henry's Fork Basin.
Abstract: The Henrys Fork Basin is, in general, a high elevation area but it also includes a small part of the Snake River Plains. It is...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Environmental survey of the Teton River and Henry's Fork of the Snake River

Date: 1973-12
Subject: evaluation; resources development; land development
Location: Henry's Fork Basin; Teton River.
Abstract: A survey of existing environmental conditions was conducted by seven investigators using the following methods: An investigative overflight, on-the-ground visitations, interviews with area professionals and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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An evaluation and application of a digital hydrologic simulation model to an Idaho watershed

Date: 1973-07
Subject: water yield; watershed models; orographic precipitation; Stanford Watershed Model
Location: Potlatch.
Abstract: Watershed simulation models have many engineering applications in the areas of research and project planning and management. In this study the Kentucky watershed Model, a...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Benthic insect community changes in relation to in-stream rehabilitation of a silted stream

Date: 1973-01
Subject: sediment control; habitats; rehabilitation
Location: Emerald Creek.
Abstract: This study was conducted to evaluate the physical and biological impact of four types of in-stream alterations on Emerald Creek, a silt-polluted stream.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation of the regional multipurpose benefits that result from a water and related land resource development. Technical completion research report, project no. C-2195-IDA

Date: 1973-09
Subject: resources development; irrigation; recreation
Location: Southwestern Idaho.
Abstract: An attempt was made to determine the physical and economic impacts of the water resources development on the seven major uses: (1) irrigation, (2) recreation,...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Influence of organic decomposition on carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, dissolved oxygen, and algae growth in the Dworshak Reservoir. Technical completion research report, project no. A-033-IDA

Date: 1973-11
Subject: resources development; eutrophication; carbon
Location: Dworshak Reservoir.
Abstract: In order to meet the increased demands on our domestic, industrial and recreational water supply, it is necessary to maintain, and in many cases to...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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The effects of river fluctuations resulting from hydroelectric peaking on selected aquatic invertebrates. Partial completion report, project A-035-IDA

Date: 1974-01
Subject: macroinvertebrates; flow velocity; temperature effects
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: Near-shore variation in number and weight of riffle insects was shown to be affected by changes in depth (15, 30 and 45 cm) and current...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Report of hydroelectic subproject; Scenic River Study, report no. 6, contract no. 14-31-001-3074

Date: 1973-06
Subject: economic justification; hydroelectic power
Location: Salmon River.
Abstract: The purpose of this hydroelectric subproject report is to collect, develop, and present information relating to the hydroelectric resources of the Salmon River and to...
Series: Scenic River Study.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Report of recreational and sociological characteristics of hunters and an estimate of the demand for hunting in the Sawtooth area of Idaho. Scenic River Study, report no. 7, WRRI no. FS-44-297

Date: 1973-08
Subject: hunting; benefit-cost analysis; social benefits
Location: Sawtooth Valley.
Abstract: The objective of this study was to evaluate hunting activity and its economic impact on the Sawtooth Valley and mountain area in Idaho. The study...
Series: Scenic River Study.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Survey of landowners' attitudes and opinions in the Sawtooth Valley. Scenic River Study, report no. 4. WRRI no. FS-44-297

Date: 1973-03
Subject: land management; public opinion
Location: Sawtooth Valley.
Abstract: The goal of this survey was to obtain the attitudes and opinions of landowners in the Sawtooth Valley toward the potential management of the area...
Series: Scenic River Study.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Recreation water classification system and carrying capacity. Research technical completion report

Date: 1973-09
Subject: resources management; lake classification; carrying capacity
Abstract: A conceptual study has been made of water recreation areas of lakes and reservoirs to provide a classification system that would be useful in managing...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Rainfall and snowmelt runoff from intermediate elevation watersheds. Technical completion report, project no. A-029-IDA

Date: 1973-09
Subject: evapotranspiration; water balance; snowmelt; runoff; erosion
Abstract: Many low and intermediate elevation watersheds in the Pacific Northwest receive both rain and snow precipitation during the winter months. This results in winter runoff...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Effect of irrigation, fertilization, and other cultural practices on water quality. Research technical completion report, prject no. A-036-IDA

Date: 1973-09
Subject: furrow irrigation; nitrogen; surface runoff; groundwater pollution
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: A farming unit in an intensively cropped, furrow irrigated agricultural area of the Boise Valley in southwestern Idaho was instrumented for two cropping seasons to...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Wild River perception and management: Study of users and managers of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Date: 1973-06
Subject: recreation; floating; surveys
Location: Salmon River.
Abstract: Evidence indicates that foresters who manage the Middle Fork of the Salmon River are very much in tune with floaters in their personal outlook on...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Littoral distribution and drift of selected riffle insects

Date: 1973-05
Subject: benthos; littoral environment; riffles; macroinvertebrates
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: Some factors influencing drift and benthic insects in the littoral zone of riffles were studied the summer and fall of 1971 and 1972 in the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Analysis of irrigated agricultural development, Mountain Home division, southwest Idaho water development project

Date: 1973-02
Subject: surveys; resource allocation; regression analysis
Location: Mountain Home.
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis was to determine the primary effects of agricultural production to the immediate area as a result of developing arid lands...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Swimming performance of Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus)

Date: 1972-04-17
Subject: fish migration; stream flow; velocity; culverts; fish passages
Abstract: General objectives: 1. To establish design criteria for culverts which will insure the maintenance of fish populations in streams traversed by the proposed oil pipe-line...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Investigation of culverts and hydraulic structures used for fishways and the enhancement of fish habitat. Technical completon report, OWRR project no. A-027-IDA

Date: 1972-12
Subject: fish migration; culverts; habitats
Abstract: A method for the design of siot orifice fishways for box culverts was developed. Characteristics for a satisfactory fishway are identified. Appropriate graphs for sizing...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Model design for physical and biotic rehabilitation of a silted stream. Research technical completion report, project A-032-IDA

Date: 1974-09
Subject: silting; rehabilitation; sediment control
Location: Emerald Creek.
Abstract: This study proposed to develop a methodology for rehabilitating a silt-polluted stream, through the employment of in-stream sediment-flushing devices and to measure the biological impact...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Economic and ecological history support study for a case study of federal expenditures on a water and related resource project Boise Project, Idaho and Oregon

Date: 1974-06
Subject: land management; resources development; government finance
Abstract: The overall focus is with the 'effect and impact of the federal expenditures and the combined consequences of that expenditure' on the historical development of...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Attitudes of Idaho residents toward free flowing rivers as a water use in Idaho; Scenic Rivers Study, Report No. 11. Research partial completion report, project C-3342-IDA

Date: 1975-01
Subject: land use; water use; resources development
Abstract: Several issues form the problem under study here. What are the differential emphases on these three aspects of resource use by the people of Idaho?...
Series: Scenic River Study.
Collection: IWRRI.

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The effects of copper, zinc and cadmium on Selenastrum capricornutum

Date: 1974-04
Subject: Benthos; heavy metals; bioassay; Algae; Selenastrum
Abstract: The algicidal and algistatic effects of copper, zinc and cadmium on Selenastrum capricornutum, a unicellular green alga were analyzed by using a modification of the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Simulation model for evaluation of interception loss from forest trees. Technical completion report, OWRR project no. B-009-IDA

Date: 1973-09
Subject: interception loss; water storage; trees
Abstract: This portion of the study was conducted to develop models or methods of defining interception storage of snow on conifer trees. Field data obtained in...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Habitat conditions in three streams in the Idaho Batholith as related to aquatic organisms

Date: 1973-06
Subject: sediment transport; sediment load; fish
Location: Stanley.
Abstract: The following is a report of a study of sediment transport in stream channels and its effects on the aquatic biota. There are two major...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Investigation of natural sealing effects in irrigation canals. Research technical completion report, project A-023-IDA

Date: 1973-05
Subject: canal seepage; sediment; seepage control
Abstract: Results of a three year study on the factors contributing to natural sealing of irrigation canals and reservoirs are presented. Laboratory evaluations of the effect...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Water cycle on a watershed in the Palouse Region of Idaho

Date: 1973-12
Subject: hydrologic cycle; water balance
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: The distribution of water in the hydrologic cycle within the Palouse region of Idaho is becoming a concern of the people in the region. A...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Attitudes and opinions of recreationists towards Wild and Scenic Rivers: A case study of the St. Joe River. Scenic River Study, report no. 9, project no. C-33242-IDA

Date: 1973-10
Subject: recreation; public opinion; surveys
Location: St. Joe.
Abstract: This report compiles information obtained from recreationists interviewed along the St. Joe River, regarding their attitudes and opinions of the proposed inclusion of the river...
Series: Scenic River Study; Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation of techniques for determining average precipitation in semiarid valleys of Idaho

Date: 1973-03
Subject: precipitation; semiarid climates; mountains
Location: Raft River.
Abstract: The Raft River Basin in southcentral Idaho and the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed in southwest Idaho were studied to determine precipitation distribution in an attempt...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Precipitation gage placement in mountainous areas based on gage site characteristics

Date: 1973-09
Subject: gages; precipitation
Location: Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed.
Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine which, if any, physical parameters might be useful in gage placement and network design. The area chosen...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Characteristics and prediction of soil Erosion on a watershed in the Palouse

Date: 1973-05
Subject: erosion rates; soil erosion
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: The objective of this project was to study the process of soil loss by water on this one watershed and determine the effect of various...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ozone treatment of waste effluent. Research technical completion report, OWRR project no. A-037-IDA

Date: 1973-04
Subject: wastewater treatment; ozone; industrial wastewater
Abstract: A portable ozone test unit was designed and built for use in treating liquid materials with ozone. Due to its powerful oxidation properties, ozone has...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ozone treatment of Kraft Mill effluents. Part I: general characteristics

Date: 1973-09-09
Subject: wastewater treatment; ozone; industrial wastewater
Abstract: A number of different methods have been proposed and tried to treat the liquid effluents from pulp and paper mills. Conventional waste treat ment practices...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Statistical estimate of the demand for and value of outdoor recreation in the Sawtooth Valley and Mountain area, Idaho. USDS FS Project no. 44-297

Date: 1973-05
Subject: recreation; economic yield
Location: Sawtooth Valley.
Abstract: Outdoor recreation continues to increase as a major use of the natural resource base in the Sawtooth Valley and Mountain Area of southcentral Idaho. Rational...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Some implications of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 -- P.L. 92-500. Open-file series, no. 202

Date: 1973-10-10
Subject: water quality; legislation; water pollution
Abstract: Although the intensity of the desire for improved or maintained environmental quality has varied, the concern is clearly not a passing fad. In the United...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Discussions of the planning objectives for the Idaho State Water Plan. Summary report of water resources seminar, 1st semester 1974-75

Date: 1974-12
Subject:
Abstract: This report is a summary of the discussions that took place in an interdisciplinary graduate seminar that was conducted on the campus of the University...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Water pollution control -- action -- reaction -- inaction : (a view of several aspects of PL 92-500, the Federal water pollution control act amendments of 1972). Proceedings paper no. 303

Date: 1974-04
Subject: environmental impact statement; water pollution; resources development
Abstract: Proceedings of a joint water resources seminar of the University of Idaho and Washington State University, Spring 1974. Each spring semester the University of Idaho...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A case study of a federal expenditures on a water and related land resource project; Plan of study subproject report. Boise Project, Idaho and Orgeon OWRR Title II contract C-4202-IDA

Date: 1974-06
Subject: case studies; expenditures
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: Modern technology, increased affluence and population growth have resulted in an expanding use of the nation's water and related land resources. The public is demanding...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A water, nutrient and sediment budget for an Irrigated Farm in the Boise Valley

Date: 1974-06
Subject: gravity flow; piezometers; evapotranspiration
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: During the summers of 1971 and 1972 the Agricultural Engineering and Soils Departments of the University of Idaho conducted a study on a gravity irrigated...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Relation of irrigation return-flows to water chemistry and periphyton in the Lemhi River, Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-041-IDA

Date: 1974-08
Subject: irrigation-return flow; bioassay; algal growth
Location: Lemhi River.
Abstract: Irrigation development in the Lemhi Valley is related to both the chemical quality of the river water and the instream algal populations. Nitrate concentrations in...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Methodology for in-stream rehabilitation of a silted stream

Date: 1974-04
Subject: silting; rehabilitation; sediment control
Location: Emerald Creek.
Abstract: The purpose of this project was to develop methodology for rehabilitating streams where the fishery and other recreational uses have been destroyed or greatly reduced...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Appendix to a report of aquaculture in the United States with partiuclar reference to Idaho. Research technical completion report. IDWR Project 45-080

Date: 1974-09
Subject: fish farming; water quality; flow pattern
Abstract: This supplement to the Report on Aquaculture in the United States with Particular Reference to Idaho contains a list of the commercial food fish farms...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Aesthetics of wild and scenic rivers and methodological approach

Date: 1974-10
Subject: public opinion; surveys; aesthetics
Abstract: The aesthetics subproject had two specific objectives; these were to: 1. Define outstandingly scenic areas of the potential and instant wild rivers in Idaho. 2....
Collection: IWRRI.

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An economic analysis of changes in irrigation practices in Jefferson County, Idaho

Date: 1974-08
Subject: water table rise; economic impact; farming
Location: Jefferson County.
Abstract: This study analyzed the economic effects of solving a high water table problem in southeastern Idaho near the town of Rigby. The objectives were to...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Sediment transport through high mountain streams of the Idaho Batholith

Date: 1974-04
Subject: sediment-carrying capacity; particle size; sediment discharge
Abstract: The objectives of this study were to determine the carrying-capacity, allowable amounts of sediment and methods to measure levels of fine sediments of 0.25 inches...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Development of a digital groundwater model with application to aquifers in Idaho

Date: 1974-08
Subject: watershed models; aquifer evaluation; geohydrolic boundaries
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: Investigations of water resources systems involving groundwater simulation are generally data-scarce projects. Insufficient geohydrologic data severely inhibits simulation of historic water table behavior. A finite...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Impact of legal constraints on ground-water resource development in Idaho

Date: 1974-09
Subject: legislation; water resources development; administration
Abstract: Ground-water management in Idaho is based on the appropriation doctrine of water law. Legislative phrases such as ''full economic development...reasonable ground-water pumping levels...(and) reasonably anticipated...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Analysis of the impact of legal constraints on groundwater resource development in Idaho

Date: 1974-09
Subject: legislation; water resources development; administration
Abstract: The appropriation doctrine of water law is the basis for groundwater administration in a number of western states. The broad statements presented in individual state...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Analysis of alternative water release operations for Priest Lake, Idaho

Date: 1974-11
Subject: flood control; regulations; water resources planning
Location: Priest Lake.
Abstract: In this study several alternative water release operations of Priest Lake Outlet Dam are evaluated and compared with the present operation using guidelines established by...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Statement presented before the Interior and related agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee U.S. House of Representatives April 10,1974. Open file report number 204

Date: 1974-04-10
Subject: legislation; research needs; grants
Abstract: A statement by Gladwell in which he suggests that it would be unwise for Congress to reduce funding to the water research institutes of each...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Reconnaissance in southeastern Washington. Water supply and irrigation papers of the U.S. Geological Survey, no. 4

Date: 1897-02
Subject: hydrography; artesian water; surveys
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: Acting under the instructions of Mr. F. H. Newell, hydrographer of the United States Geological Survey, I made an examination of the geology of the...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground water supply at Moscow, Idaho. Pamphlet no. 8. Retyped 1985 by the Idaho Geological Survey

Date: 1923-12
Subject: water supply; groundwater management; groundwater development
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This study analyzes the feasibility of increasing the public water supply in Moscow by further developing the artesian resources. The report discusses the aquifers, piezometric...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Supplemental water supply for Moscow, Idaho: interim report phase 1 preliminary reconnaissance and consultation

Date: 1958-12-12
Subject: groundwater; exploration; water supply management
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This Interim Report constitutes the Memorandum Statement. It contains conclusions derived from the reconnaissance trip and review of reports and data made-available to us. We...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Water balance study of two small watersheds

Date: 1959
Subject: deposition rates; rainfall-runoff relationships; water balance
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: This study was undertaken to devise methods of carrying out water balance studies on watersheds where there is a deficiency of data and where there...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground-water problems in the vicinity of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho. Water-supply paper 1460-H

Date: 1960
Subject: water supply; groundwater management; water yield improvement
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Water-level records for artesian wells at Moscow, in the Moscow basin, Latah County, Idaho, show a large cumulative and continuing decline in artesian pressure for...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Storage of ground water behind sub surface dams in the Columbia River Basalt, Washington, Oregon and Idaho: hydrology of volcanic-rock terranes. Professional paper 383-A

Date: 1962-05
Subject: geohydrology; test wells; water storage; permeability
Location: Columbia Basalt.
Abstract: The Columbia River basalt, a thick sequence of accordantly layered lava flows, forms the bedrock beneath about 50,000 square miles in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho....
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground Water in the Pullman Area, Whitman County, Washington. Geological Survey water-supply paper 1655

Date: 1963
Subject: groundwater potential; water yield improvement; aquifer management
Location: Pullman.
Abstract: This report presents the results of an investigation of the ground-water resources of the Pullman area, Whitman County, Wash. The investigation was made in cooperation...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Contributions to the geohydrology of Moscow Basin, Latah County, Idaho

Date: 1965
Subject: geohydrology; groundwater; water table decline
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This report describes the geology and the ground water resources of the basin, provides information about private wells, includes hydrogeochemistry data, and provides subjects for...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Interpretation of short term water level fluctuations in the Moscow Basin Latah County, Idaho. Pamphlet 137

Date: 1966-11
Subject: aquifer characteristics; potentiometric level; fluctuations
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Moscow basin is underlain by a sequence of basalts and intercalated sediments along the eastern margin of the Columbia Plateau. The sequence includes at least...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Pullman Moscow Water Resources Committee status report

Date: 1969-02
Subject: water demand; water supply development; legislation
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The report provides an update of the ground water supply in the Pullman Moscow basin, further development of the water resources of the basin, and...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground water development in Idaho 1969. Water information bulletin no. 17

Date: 1970-06
Subject: groundwater development; well drilling
Location: Idaho.
Abstract: The administration of the ground-water resource of Idaho is the responsibility of the State Reclamation Engineer. This report is prepared to provide him and the...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Water Supply Study

Date: 1970-08-01
Subject: groundwater depletion; water demand; water shortage
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The primary objective of this study is the selection of one or more alternatives which would provide the urban area with an economical and reliable...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Summary comments on Moscow-Pullman water supply with special reference to the advisability of relying on ground water from the presently identified ground water aquifers of the Moscow Basin

Date: 1971-03-01
Subject: recharge; artesian aquifers; water table fluctuations
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This report pertains to ground water related problems in the Moscow-Pullman area and provides suggestions for their resolution. Presented orally to the Moscow City Council,...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Guide for the location of water wells in Latah County. Information circular no. 23

Date: 1972-11
Subject: well drilling; water supply development; domestic water
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Most of the residents of Latah County derive their domestic water supplies from ground water. The common water-yielding geologic materials include basalt, sedimentary materials, granite...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Water supply study for the City of Moscow

Date: 1973-04-16
Subject: water supply; water treatment facilities; water consumption
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This report presents a water supply analysis for the City of Moscow and examines existing wells and the potential need for new wells.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Completion report on well altitude survey in the Moscow sub-basin, Idaho

Date: 1973
Subject: groundwater inventory; well data; groundwater level
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The report summarizes the well locations and static water level elevations in wells in the Moscow sub-basin.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Basic ground-water data for the Moscow Basin, Idaho. Open file report

Date: 1975
Subject: groundwater data; geohydrology; well data
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This report describes ground water level data and pumpage for the Moscow area of the Palouse Basin.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Schlumberger soundings in the Moscow, Idaho and Pullman, Washington Area. Open-file report 75-584

Date: 1975
Subject: sounding; hydrologic data
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: In 1975, the U.S. Geological Survey made 24 symmetric Schlumberger soundings in the Moscow, Idaho-Pullman, Wlashington, area to aid in hydrologic studies. Figure 1 shows...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground water levels and well records for discontinued observation wells in Idaho 1915-72; Part A. U.S. Basic data release no. 3

Date: 1976-06
Subject: observation wells; well data; groundwater
Location: Idaho.
Abstract: This report tabulates data of ground water levels from 1915 to 1972 in observation wells within selected counties in the state of Idaho. The data...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground water resources of Idaho

Date: 1981-08
Subject: groundwater; water demand; groundwater flow
Location: Idaho.
Abstract: The report describes the ground-water resources in the state of Idaho and recognizes the major ground-water systems in the state based on previous studies. Seventy...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Feasibility study: reclaimed wastewater for ground water recharge at Moscow, Idaho

Date: 1981
Subject: groundwater; artificial recharge; feasibility studies
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The report discusses the possibility of using reclaimed waste water as a source for recharge of ground water in the Moscow basin.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Inputs and outputs to streams in the Moscow Pullman Basin, Idaho and Washington

Date: 1984-11
Subject: input-output analysis; aquifers; stream flow
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Introduction The purpose of this report is to outline major inputs and outputs to the streams flowing in the Moscow-Pullman Basin. The following streams have...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Water balance and hydrologic analysis on Crumarine Creek

Date: 1986-04-21
Subject: water balance; hydrologic data; deep percolation
Location: Crumarine Creek.
Abstract: The hydrologic characteristics of Crumarine Creek watershed were observed. Crumarine Creek watershed (1570 acres) is located approximately eight miles northeast of Moscow, Idaho. The watershed...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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The conservation of water in Moscow, Idaho; a survey of public opinion

Date: 1986-09
Subject: Water Supply; Public opinion
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to: (1) document public attitudes concerning Moscow's water supply and water supply and water conservation measures, (2) describe the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Columbia Plateau Basalt regional aquifer-system study

Date: 1986
Subject: geohydrology; geohydrologic boundaries; groundwater flow
Location: Columbia Basalt.
Abstract: The describes the complex ground water flow system in the in the Columbia Plateau basalt in support of efforts to solve the problems of declining...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Documentation of a deep percolation model for estimating ground water recharge. US Geological Survery open-file report 86-536

Date: 1987
Subject: deep percolation; groundwater recharge; natural recharge
Location: Columbia Basalt.
Abstract: A deep percolation model, which operates on a daily basis, has been developed to estimate long-term average ground-water recharge from precipitation. It has been designed...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Hydrogeology and a mathematical model of ground-water flow in the Pullman-Moscow region, Washington and Idaho

Date: 1987-04
Subject: geohydrology; groundwater flow; mathematical models
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Increasing pumpage rates and declining ground-water levels in the Columbia River Basalts of the Pullman-Moscow area of Washington and Idaho indicate a need for ground-water...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground water in the Pullman-Moscow area, a water supply for the future?

Date: 1989
Subject: groundwater; water supply; water demand
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The results of the study were presented in a report by John Smoot and Dale Ralston published in 1987 through the Idaho Water Resources Research...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Reconnaissance report Palouse River Basin Idaho and Washington

Date: 1989-03
Subject: flood protection; flood damage; flood plain management
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This report presents results of a reconnaissance investigation of the feasibility of solving flooding and other water resource problems in the upper Palouse River Basin...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Geologic framework of the Columbia Plateau aquifer system, Washington, Oregon and Idaho. U.S. Geological Survey water-resources investigation report 87-4238

Date: 1990
Subject: geologic formations; geologic mapping; geohydrologic units
Location: Columbia Basalt.
Abstract: This report includes large-scale maps that present contour maps of the tops of formations and thickness maps for individual geologic units. The Palouse Basin is...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Geohydrology and numerical model analysis of ground-water flow in the Pullman-Moscow Area, Washington and Idaho. Water-resources investigations report 89-4103

Date: 1990
Subject: groundwater flow; geohydrology; numerical analysis
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This is the most recent numerical study of the Palouse Basin. The support information includes a mass water level measurement and a geophysical study.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Archiving of deep percolation models, data files, and calculated recharge estimates for the Columbia Plateau regional aquifer system, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. U.S. Geological Survey Open-file report 88-186

Date: 1990
Subject: deep percolation; model studies; estimating; groundwater recharge
Location: Columbia Basalt.
Abstract: The document describes the archiving of computer files used in the deep percolation numerical model employed to estimate recharge to the Columbia River Plateau regional...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Hydrogeologic characterization of a multiple aquifer fractured basalt system

Date: 1991-11
Subject: hydrogeology; aquifer systems; porosity
Abstract: Hydrogeological characterization of fractured basalt is important for water supplies and in-situ investigation and remediation of hazardous wastes in the Pacific Northwest. Numerous investigations and...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Determination of sustained yield for the shallow basalt aquifer in the Moscow Area, Idaho. Research technical completion report

Date: 1992-08
Subject: water yield; aquifers; pumpage
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This thesis is an analysis of ground-water levels and pumping and results in the estimation of the sustained yield of the Wanapum aquifer in Moscow....
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Hydrogeological assessment of the potential for future ground-water development in Genesee, Idaho

Date: 1995-04
Subject: groundwater contamination; water quality; well drilling
Location: Genesee.
Abstract: Water contamination in Genesee, Idaho, caused a short-term shut down of City Well #3. While Well #3 was off line, Well #5 supplied all of...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Geology and hydrogeology of the Viola and Moscow west quadrangles, Latah County, Idaho and Whitman County, Washington

Date: 1995-12
Subject: aquifer systems; groundwater movement; water table fluctuations
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This thesis describes development of two geologic maps of the Viola and Moscow West Quadrangles, development of cross sections, and a discussion of how the...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Hydrographs of water levels in observation wells in Idaho, 1944-93. Open-file report 95-458

Date: 1995
Subject: observation wells; well data; groundwater
Location: Idaho.
Abstract: This report presemts hydrographs of water levels in 578 observation wells in the statewide monitoring network during 1944 to 1993. The monitoring network is operated...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground water management plan

Date: 1992-09
Subject: water supply; groundwater management; legislation
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The report discusses the ground water management plan of the Moscow-Pullman Basin dominately in terms of water quantity.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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The geologic history of Moscow and a model for Moscow's ground water recharge

Date: 1996
Subject: groundwater recharge; geologic history; aquitards
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This report describes the geologic history of the Moscow area.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Analysis of downhole dissolved oxygen measurements in shallow aquifers near Moscow, Idaho

Date: 1996
Subject: dissolved oxygen; well data; alluvium
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The Lockwood thesis describes dissolved oxygen in shallow wells with most wells completed in sediment.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Paradise Creek Watershed water quality management plan

Date: 1997-08
Subject: water quality management; river regulations; river basin management
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This plan is presented in three parts. In the first part, the watershed is characterized according to biological and physical environments and cultural characteristics. These...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Ground water tracer studies in Columbia River Basalt

Date: 1998-12
Subject: groundwater contamination; bioremediation; in situ tests
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Ground water contamination in a fractured rock aquifer is very difficult to remediate. An understanding of the transport mechanisms that occur in the fractures and...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Geology and hydrogeology of the Moscow east and Robinson Lake quadrangles, Latah County, Idaho

Date: 1998-01
Subject: aquifers; water supply; hydrologic aspects
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This thesis is one of those that support the geologic maps prepared by Dr. John Bush.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Summary of research completed on Moscow-Pullman Basin hydrology

Date: 1999-03
Subject: hydrology
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Stream flow data from 12 drainage basins located in the rocky mountains in Northern Idaho that covered 12.43 square miles were statistically analyzed and related...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Geological and hydrological references: Palouse Region. PBAC technical report 99-02

Date: 1999-08
Subject: hydrogeology; bibliographies; groundwater
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: This report provides a list of hydrogeological references, geological references, and geological maps, all related to ground water. Surface water related documents were not included....
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Relation of groundwater and surface water at the University of Idaho Groundwater Research Site

Date: 1993-06
Subject: hydrogeology; surface-groundwater relations; aquifers
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The relation between surface water and groundwater must be considered when defining the hydrogeological characteristics' of a basin. The purpose of this thesis is to...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Source water assessment for the City of Moscow, Idaho. Final Report

Date: 2001
Subject: drinking water; wells; contaminants
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The report describes the public drinking water system, the boundaries of the zones of water contribution, and the associated potential contaminant sources located within these...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Assessment of hydrologic processes across multiple scales in soils/paleosol sequences using environmental tracers

Date: 2002
Subject: water supply; groundwater; paleosols
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: This dissertation examines the ability of the soils/palesols on hillsides (Palouse loess) to recharge deeper aquifers through the use of environmental tracer profiles. Also described...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Hydrogeologic sub-basins in the Palouse area of Idaho and Washington

Date: 2002-05
Subject: groundwater; aquifers; hydrogeology
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: The study referred to as 'the Palouse area' encompasses approximately 408 square miles, and includes portions of northern Idaho and eastern Washington. The Palouse area...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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A recession analysis of springs and streams in the Moscow-Pullman Basin

Date: 2003-05
Subject: water table decline; groundwater discharge; perched water table
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: Declining water levels in the Moscow-Pullman basin have caused growing concern over future supplies of ground water in the region. In the past, the major...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Characterization of Grande Ronde aquifers in the Palouse Basin using large scale aquifer tests

Date: 2003-05
Subject: groundwater; drinking water; municipal water
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: This thesis describes the results of multiple well aquifer tests conducted in the Grande Ronde aquifer within the Palouse Basin. Based on water level decline...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Radiocarbon dating as a tool for hydrogeological investigations in the Palouse Basin

Date: 2004-05
Subject: groundwater dating; groundwater recharge; groundwater discharge
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: Radiocarbon dating is an important tool for understanding residence time, or ''age'' of ground water in an aquifer system. This thesis presents the results of...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Board of Commissioners Motion and Order, Latah County Ordinance No. 258, Moscow Sub-basin Groundwater Management Overlay Zone

Date: 2005-03-02
Subject: groundwater management; aquifers; legislation
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The purpose of this ordinance is to provide an emergency ordinance for a ground water management overlay zone for certain land activities.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Board of Commissioners Motion and Order, Latah County Ordinance No. 260, Moscow Sub-basin Groundwater Management Overlay Zone

Date: 2005-08-29
Subject: groundwater management; aquifers; legislation
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The purpose of this ordinance is to provide an emergency ordinance for a ground water management overlay zone for certain land activities. This ordinance replaces...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Latah County hydrologic characterization project. Final report

Date: 2006-09-30
Subject: hydrologic systems; hydrologic basins; groundwater recharge; sediments; hydrologic systems
Location: Latah County.
Abstract: The purpose of the Latah County Hydrologic Characterization Project was to evaluate the potential for shallow groundwater recharge to the upper aquifer in the Moscow...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Eastern Columbia Plateau Aquifer System sole source aquifer investigation

Date: 1993-01
Subject: aquifer evaluation; legislation; aquifer characteristics
Location: Columbia Basalt.
Abstract: This report presents hydrogeologic and water use information in support of a sole source aquifer petition for eastern Columbia Plateau Aquifer System.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Hydrogeologic boundary assessment for the Pullman-Moscow Basin. Project completion report

Date: 1994-12-08
Subject: geohydrologic boundaries; piezometric head; areal hydrogeology
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The hydrogeology of the local Basin has for many years been the source of interesting scientific discussion. At issue are the classic points surrounding water...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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The relation between streams and ground-water flow systems within the Pullman-Moscow Area of Washington and Idaho

Date: 1994-12
Subject: pumpage; water supply management; groundwater discharge
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: A three-dimensional computer model of ground-water flow in the Pullman-Moscow area of Washington and Idaho was constructed in 1987 to address concerns over increasing pumpage...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Hydrogeology of the upper aquifer of the Pullman-Moscow Basin at the University of Idaho Aquaculture Site

Date: 1994-01
Subject: groundwater management; aquifers; pumpage
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: The Kopp thesis presents the results of aquifer tests conducted in the basalt and sediment of the upper or Wanapum aquifer on the west side...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Water Resource Management in the Upper Snake River Valley

Date: 1971-12
Subject: water management; canal seepage; water supply development
Location: Rigby.
Abstract: In the irrigated areas of the western United States, numerous water management problems exist due, partially, to the historically uncoordinated development of multiple irrigation companies...
Collection: Boise Basin; IWRRI.

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Systems analysis of irrigation water management in Eastern Idaho. Progress report no. 1

Date: 1971-08
Subject: water management; water budget; canal seepage; idaho; groundwater movement; water resources development; mathematical models; water fluctuations; alluvial aquifers; digital computers
Location: Snake River Fan.
Abstract: A water management study to include a complete water budget of the irrigated area of the Snake River fan in eastern Idaho was initiated in...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Effects of siltation and coarser sediments on distribution and abundance of stream-inhabiting insects. Research technical completion report, project A-026-IDA

Date: 1971-09
Subject: benthos; substrates; Macrinvertebrates
Location: St. Maries River.
Abstract: This study was conducted to show the effects of sand and coarser sediments on the distribution and abundance of insects in Emerald Creek and the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Algae production and nutrient enrichment in Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Date: 1972-05
Subject: in situ tests; phytoplankton; oligotrophic lakes; mesotrophic lakes
Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Abstract: In situ and in vitro (under controlled conditions of light and temperature) primary production rates using radioactive C-14 were measured over a 5-month period in...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Systems analysis of irrigation water management in Eastern Idaho. Research technical completion report, project B-018-IDA

Date: 1973-10
Subject: water management; water budget; canal seepage
Location: Snake River Fan.
Abstract: A water management study on a 96, 000 acre irrigated tract in eastern Idaho was performed to develop techniques for regional water management studies and...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Influence of stream sediments on distribution of macrobenthos

Date: 1974-10
Subject: substrates; aquatic insects; benthos
Abstract: Studies were conducted in the laboratory and field to determine the substrate relationships of five species of stream insects representing the orders Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation of irrigation systems in the Snake River Fan, Jefferson County, Idaho

Date: 1974-05
Subject: evaluation; irrigation efficiency; deep percolation
Location: Snake River Fan.
Abstract: A study was conducted to evaluate the present irrigation systems in the Snake River Fan, Jefferson County, Idaho. The study was made during the 1973...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Design of culvert fishways. Technical completion report supplement, project A-027-IDA

Date: 1974-03
Subject: fish passages; culverts; fish migration; fish behavior; hydrology
Abstract: Types of fish migration and typical fish blockage problems associated with culverts are reviewed. Swimming capability of fish as a function of specie, fish length...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Sediment in streams and Its effects on aquatic life

Date: 1974-10
Subject: juvenile; salmonid; salmon; trout; sediment transport; substrates; fish behavior; macroinvertebrates
Location: Salmon River.
Abstract: A team of investigators from the disciplines of engineering, entomology and fisheries cooperated in a study to assess the temporal and spatial impact of decomposed...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Impact of changes in irrigation water management in eastern Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-040-IDA

Date: 1975-12
Subject: water budget; canal seepage; irrigation efficiency
Location: Upper Snake River Basin.
Abstract: Irrigation water use data on six irrigation districts in the Upper Snake River Basin of Idaho were obtained for the 1974 season. Data on river...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Predicting attainable irrigation efficiencies in the upper Snake River region. Project A-040-IDA

Date: 1975-05
Subject: irrigation efficiency; irrigation districts; seepage loss
Location: Upper Snake River Basin.
Abstract: Present irrigation efficiencies and reasonably attainable irrigation efficiencies were evaluated in a study conducted on independent irrigation districts in the Upper Snake River Region of...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Transport of granitic sediment in streams and its effects on insects and fish. Bulletin no. 17

Date: 1977-09
Subject: bed load; benthos; fish; sediment transport; population density
Location: Knapp Creek.
Abstract: We assessed the transport of granitic bedload sediment (< 6.35 mm diameter) in streams flowing through central Idaho mountain valleys and the effects of the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Investigation of natural sealing processes in irrigation canals and reservoirs

Date: 1977-04
Subject: reservoir management; seepage; canal seepage; sediment transport; reservoir deposition; deposition rates
Abstract: Laboratory and field studies of physical, organic, and chemical factors affecting the variations in seepage rates due to natural processes in canals and reservoirs under...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Water management and groundwater in the Henry's Fork--Upper Snake River Basin of Idaho. Research technical completion report, USCE Henry's Fork

Date: 1977-06
Subject: perched water table; groundwater; water table; water management; natural water table
Location: Upper Snake River Basin.
Abstract: A water resource study of the Lower Henry's Fork area and the Upper Snake River Basin in Idaho was undertaken to evaluate the hydrological relationships...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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The effects of availability of water on irrigation systems operations

Date: 1978-10-12
Subject: water demand; available water; irrigation efficiency
Abstract: Competition among users of Idaho's available water supplies will inevitably increase. This increase may be brought about in two ways. Primarily, an increased number of...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Probably walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) habitation in the Snake River and tributaries of Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-060-IDA

Date: 1979-04
Subject: walleye; predation; anadromous fish; salmonid
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: Report of walleye in the lower Snake River has aroused concern over the possible expansion of populations into the upper Snake, Clearwater, and Salmon river...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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A dynamic regional impact analysis of federal expenditures on a water and related land resource project--the Boise Project of Idaho: Part V, environmental impacts. Research technical completion report, OWRT Title II project C-6276

Date: 1979-03
Subject: watershed management; irrigation effects; water resources development
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: This report is a general synthesis of the many issues regarding postproject environmental evaluation, using as a frame of reference the Boise Project of the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Methodology for analysis of irrigation development that might have occurred without federal expenditure. Project C-6276

Date: 1977-01
Subject: water supply development; water resources planning; economic efficiency
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: One of the factors responsible for agricultural high production in the United States is the comprehensive irrigation system that has been developed for which much...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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A dynamic regional impact analysis of federal expenditures on a water and related land resource project--the Boise Project of Idaho: Part I, direct economic impacts, economics subproject. Research technical completion report. OWRT Title II project C-6276

Date: 1979-03
Subject: economic evaluation; benefit-cost analysis; irrigation design
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: The Boise Project of Southwestern Idaho was built by the Bureau of Reclamation during the period from 1910 to 1956, at which time the irrigated...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A dynamic regional impact analysis of federal expenditures on a water and related land resource project--the Boise Project of Idaho: Part II, secondary ecomomic impacts of the Boise Project of Idaho, 1947-1970. Subproject completion report, OWR Title II project C-6276

Date: 1979-03
Subject: economic impact; economic growth; land development
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: Briefly, the objectives of this study, specifically developed to help solve the above problem, were as follows: 1) Develop an aggregate regional economic model that...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A dynamic regional impact analysis of federal expenditures on a water and related land resource project--the Boise Project of Idaho: Part III, economic scenario of the Boise Region 'without' a federal irrigation project. Research technical completion report, OWRT Title II project C-6276

Date: 1979-03
Subject: benefit-cost analysis; hydrologic models; economic efficiency
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: This analysis will focus on the following points: (1) Development of a hydrologic model capable of projecting crop production for the 'without' scenario. (2) Simulation...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A dynamic regional impact analysis of federal expenditures on a water and related land resource project--the Boise Project of Idaho: Part IV, a social impact analysis of federal expenditures on a water related resource project: Boise Project. Research technical completion report, OWRT Title II project C-6276

Date: 1979-03
Subject: social benefits; social impact; water resources planning
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: Specific Objectives: 1. To develop methodology for measuring the social impacts of federal investments in water resource development projects. Then, using this methodology --- 2....
Collection: IWRRI.

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A post audit evaluation of methodology for Wild and Scenic River development and management the Clearwater River, Idaho: a case study. Research technical completion report, project C-7511

Date: 1980-08
Subject: stream classification; river systems; streamflow
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: The passage of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, PL 90-542, in 1968 created a national wild and scenic rivers systems which preserved selected freeflowing...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Conceptual models of interactions of mining and water resource systems in the southeastern Idaho phosphate field. Technical report, project C-7651

Date: 1980-03
Subject: mining; phosphates; mining wastes; water pollution sources
Location: Phosphoria Formation.
Abstract: Complex water resource systems occur within the southeastern Idaho phosphate field. Environmental factors such as the geologic, topographic, hydrogeologic, chemical, and climatic characteristics of the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Reconnaissance study of the "Russell" basalt aquifer in the Lewiston Basin of Idaho and Washington. Research technical completion report

Date: 1980-04
Subject: groundwater development; artesian aquifers; water supply; aquifers; groundwater
Location: Lewiston Basin.
Abstract: The Lewiston Basin is a triangular-shaped bowl of approximately 400 mi. 2 (1000 km2) located in Northern Idaho and Eastern Washington. Within the basin, the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Interactions between open mining and groundwater flow systems at the East Area of the Gay Mine, Idaho. Project report C-7651

Date: 1980-03
Subject: groundwater flow; geohydrolic boundaries; hydrologic systems
Location: Gay mine.
Abstract: Phosphate ore is mined from open pits at the Gay Mine, located 30 miles northeast of Pocatello, Idaho. Mining activity interacts with groundwater flow systems...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Small hydro, some practical planning and design considerations

Date: 1980-04
Subject: hydroelectric power; energy sources; resources development
Abstract: In some areas of the world the importance of small hydro may not be quantitatively or yet economically advantageous to warrant its serious consideration at...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Legal, financial, and economic analysis of a water supply bank in Idaho. Research technical completion report, project B-047-IDA

Date: 1980-08
Subject: water supply; legal aspects; bank storage
Abstract: In most areas of the United States the allocation of water is conducted according to legal rather than economic principles. Changes - economic, social, and...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Methodology for optimization of an irrigation system with storage reservoirs. OWRT matching grant project B-041-IDA

Date: 1980-08
Subject: irrigation efficiency; irrigation systems; economic efficiency
Abstract: A procedure was developed to specify optimal plans for an irrigation system with temporary internal storage. The procedure was used to develop plans for 1865...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Groundwater flow systems in the phosphate sequence Caribou County, Idaho. Technical report, project C-7651

Date: 1980-03
Subject: groundwater flow; groundwater discharge; flow system
Location: Phosphoria Formation.
Abstract: It is concluded from this study that the platy siltstone and black limestone members of the Thaynes Formation, the upper and lower members of the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Geothermal evaluation of the thrust zone in southeastern Idaho. Research technical completion report

Date: 1981-04
Subject: geothermal studies; groundwater flow; thermal water
Location: Meade Thrust.
Abstract: This report presents the initial results of a regional study of geothermal flow systems in the thrust zone of Idaho and Wyoming. The study involved...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Weather and consumptive use in the Bear River Basin, Idaho during 1982. Research technical completion report, project A-076-IDA

Date: 1982-12
Subject: weather data collection; consumptive use; soil moisture
Location: Bear River Basin.
Abstract: Temporary weather stations located in the western portion of the Bear River basin in southeastern Idaho were monitored during the 1982 growing season. Hourly measurements...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Experience curves for feasibility studies and planning of modern low-head hydro turbines. Research technical completion report, project A-077-IDA

Date: 1982-12
Subject: hydroelectric power; turbines; hydroelectric plants
Abstract: This report contains the results of an extensive investigation of the characteristics of over two hundred low-head turbines manufactured all over the world that have...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Preliminary assessment of ground water management alternatives for Idaho. Technical completion report, A-078-IDA

Date: 1982-12
Subject: overdraft; groundwater basins; groundwater development
Abstract: Many if not most of Idaho's ground water basins may be presently pumped at rates that exceed natural recharge. The general objective of this project...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Impacts of individual on-site sewage disposal facilities on mountain valleys--Phase I. Research technical completion report, A-084-IDA

Date: 1982-12
Subject: sewage systems; community development; waste treatment
Location: Big Wood River Valley.
Abstract: The upper and middle Big Wood River Valley has experienced large population this growth associated with recreational development. Much of has been and will continue...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Experience curves for modern low-head hydroelectric turbines. Research technical completion report

Date: 1983-05
Subject: hydraulic turbines; powerplants; hydroelectric plants
Abstract: This report contains the research findings of an extensive investigation of characteristics of over 300 low-head hydraulic turbines that have been manufactured all over the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Thermal ground water flow systems in the thrust zone in Southeastern Idaho. Research technical completion report

Date: 1983-05
Subject: chemical analysis; geothermal studies; groundwater flow; thermal water
Location: Meade Thrust.
Abstract: This report presents the results of a regional study of thermal and non-thermal ground water flow systems In the thrust zone of southern Idaho and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Manual for developing small-scale and micro-hydropower plants in Idaho a guide to permits, licenses, and incentives. Research technical completion report, project A-079-IDA

Date: 1983-04
Subject: water law; permits; hydroelectric power
Abstract: This manual has been prepared to assist potential developers of hydropower and to help agency personnel concerned with hydropower, planning and development in Idaho. It...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Groundwater investigations and canal seepage studies. Progress report no. 2, special research project no. 102

Date: 1967-06
Subject: canal seepage; unsaturated flow; hydraulic gradient
Location: Paul.
Abstract: Progress in 1966 on Special Research Project 102 of the University of Idaho Engineering Experiment Station in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation and the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Treasure Valley Hydrologic Project executive summary

Date: 2004-02
Subject: groundwater management; water shortage; groundwater decline
Location: Treasure Valley.
Abstract: The Treasure Valley of southwestern Idaho has experienced significant population growth, local ground water declines, and periodic drought conditions in the last two decades. This...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Estimating changes in irrigation canal seepage

Date: 1967-10-20
Subject: canal seepage; seepage loss; unsaturated flow
Location: Paul/Hazelton.
Abstract: Seasonal changes in seepage losses from canals have been observed by numerous investigators using ponding tests before and after the irrigation season. In general the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Field evaluation of seepage measurement method

Date: 1968-01
Subject: canal seepage; water measurement; ponding
Location: Paul.
Abstract: Project design, canal lining research and development, and irrigation operation and maintenance require the ability to measure seepage rates, accurately and economically. New methods have...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A lethal index for classifying chemicals which affect water quality of aquatic life. Research technical completion report, project A-013-IDA

Date: 1969-01
Subject: bioassay; fish (cyprinid) (minnow or pike family); salmon; salmonid; toxicity; fish physiology; water quality; bioassay indicators
Abstract: Seventeen toxic chemicals were bioassayed to investigate the possibility of measurable physiological responses to death in northern squawfish. Lethal indices, dependent upon concentration and temperature...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Lethal effects of 1888 chemicals upon four species of fish from western North America. Research technical compeltion report, project A-013-IDA

Date: 1969-11
Subject: bioassay; fish; toxicity
Abstract: A piscicide screening program was conducted with 1,888 different chemicals mostly at concentrations of 10 ppm. The times at which fish lost their equilibrium and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Requirements for developing small-scale hydropower in Idaho

Date: 1982-12
Subject: hydroelectric power; regulations; hydroelectric plants
Abstract: This brochure is published as a guide for potential developers of small scale hydropower in Idaho and for agency personnel and consulting firms called on...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ground-water model calibration for the Henry's Fork recharge area. Technical completion report

Date: 1985-03
Subject: hydraulic conductivity; water balance; water level
Location: Henrys Fork.
Abstract: A ground-water flow model of the shallow ground-water system of the Henry's Fork area of southeastern Idaho was initially calibrated by Wytzes (1980). The purpose...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Backcountry water giardia and other potential health hazards

Date: 1986-01
Subject: giardia; drinking water; standing waters
Abstract: This is a pamphlet intended to inform outdoorspeople of the potential dangers of giardia and how to avoid them.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ground water resources in a portion of Payette County, Idaho

Date: 1986-04
Subject: groundwater level; water resources; hydrographs
Location: Payette County.
Abstract: This study was conducted to provide ground water resource information for Payette County, Idaho. The study area is located in the western edge of a...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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An economic study of the potential for water markets in Idaho

Date: 1986-12
Subject: hydroelectric power; irrigation; economic feasibility
Abstract: This study investigated the economic potential for water markets that would exchange water from irrigated agricultural to hydropower production in southern Idaho. Two kinds of...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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A chemical speciation approach to evaluate water quality problems in the Blackbird Mining area, Idaho. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1014-07

Date: 1986-10
Subject: Water quality; leaching; arsenic; speciation
Location: Blackbird Mine.
Abstract: The Blackbird Mine, located at the edge of the Frank Church Primitive Area in east-central Idaho, is one of the largest potential sources of cobalt...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Limnological study and management plan for Upper and Lower Twin Lakes Kootenai County, Idaho

Date: 1987-04
Subject: water quality; watershed management; phosphorus; loading rate
Location: Twin Lakes.
Abstract: A water quality study of Twin Lakes was conducted by the University of Idaho from April, 1985 through August, 1986 with three objectives: 1) to...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Powerboat engine discharges as a nutrient source in high-use lakes. Research technical completion report, 14-09-000-G1222-06

Date: 1987-10
Subject: in situ tests; eutrophication; nitrogen; phosphorus; boats; recreation wastes
Location: Twin Lakes.
Abstract: Modern internal combustion engines burn fuels containing various nitrogen and phosphorus compounds as additives (eg: alkyl phosphate, amine phosphate, etc.). Nitrogen oxides are also formed...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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New methodology for selection of hydraulic turbines

Date: 1987-03
Subject: hydroelectric power; feasibility studies; hydraulic turbines
Abstract: 'A New Methodology for Selection of Hydraulic Turbines'' was prepared from the results of dissertation research completed by the author in 1986 at the University...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Use of the index of biotic integrity of assess the impact of land management activities on low order streams in northern Idaho. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1419

Date: 1989-10
Subject: stream biota; water quality; water quality criteria
Abstract: We adapted the Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) to the faunal characteristics of northern Idaho headwater streams. Stream biota was sampled from June 1987 through...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Monitoring protocols to evaluate water quality effects of grazing management on western rangeland streams. EPA 910/R-93-017

Date: 1993-10
Subject: grazing; nonpoint pollution sources; water quality
Abstract: This document describes a monitoring system to assess grazing impacts on water quality in streams of the western United States. The protocols were developed to...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Optimizing irrigation system design---Summary report

Date: 1984-06
Subject: irrigation design; economic evaluation; evapotranspiration
Location: Bruneau Plateau.
Abstract: A linear-programming (LP) framework and computer routines for systems design and cost estimating are presented for design and planning of irrigation systems from the farmer's...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrologic evaluation of the Big Wood River and Silver Creek watersheds. Phase I final report

Date: 1994-11
Subject: population growth; community development; hydrologic data; irrigation; pumpage; groundwater level
Location: Silver Creek.
Abstract: The complex geologic and hydrologic watersheds of the Big Wood River and Silver Creek in Blaine county have successfully served the needs of the diversified...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Overview of geothermal investigations in Idaho, 1980 to 1993

Date: 1994-12
Subject: geothermal studies; thermal water; geothermal resources
Abstract: The Idaho Water Resources Research Institute has compiled available geothermal resource data for the State of Idaho generated since the last state assessment published in...
Collection: IWRRI.

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How to conduct an inventory in your wellhead protection area: a training manual for use with volunteers

Date: 1994-01
Subject: well development; environmental protection; citizen participation
Abstract: This manual is intended to help you take an active and positive role in protecting your community's ground water that is used for your drinking...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation and modification of the Pullman-Moscow ground-water flow model; Research Technical Completion Report

Date: 1996-01
Subject: Groundwater flow; hydraulic models; groundwater discharge
Location: Moscow.
Abstract: This work is a continuation and expansion of the numerical model described in Lum et al. (1990). A ground-water flow model was cooperatively developed by...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Depth and temporal variations in water quality of the Snake River Plain Aquifer in Well USGS-59 near the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. Research technical note 97-1

Date: 1997-03
Subject: in situ tests; groundwater; conductance; geochemistry; aquifer testing
Location: USGS-59.
Abstract: In-situ measurements of the specific conductance and temperature of ground water in the Snake River Plain aquifer were collected in observation well USGS-59 near the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Straddle-packer aquifer test analyses of the Snake River Plain Aquifer at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. Research technical completion report

Date: 1997-01
Subject: drawdown; aquifer testing; hydraulic conductivity
Location: USGS-59.
Abstract: Sixteen single-well aquifer tests were conducted on isolated intervals in three observation wells. Each of these wells has approximately 200 feet of open borehole below...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrologic evaluation of the Big Wood River and Silver Creek watersheds Phase II. Research technical completion report

Date: 2000-03
Subject: water budget; groundwater flow; hydrologic systems
Location: Silver Creek.
Abstract: The complex hydrologic system and water resources of the Big Wood River-Silver Creek watershed located in Blaine County, Idaho, were examined in this study. Population...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Response of Well-Water Elevations and Spring Discharge to Changes in Barometric Pressure, Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer, Hagerman, Idaho

Date: 2002-11
Subject: hydraulic gradient; groundwater flow; water table fluctuations
Location: Hagerman.
Abstract: The effect of barometric pressure change on well-water levels was identified in four wells penetrating the Eastern Snake River Plain [ESRP] aquifer between Milner Dam...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Examination and evaluation of geothermal sites in the State of Idaho with emphasis given to potential for electrical generation or direct use

Date: 2002-09
Subject: geothermal power; resources development; hydrogeology
Location: Crane Creek Hot Springs.
Abstract: Several geothermal occurrences in the state of Idaho were examined for their potential for electrical generation and direct use. Five sites were studied in detail...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrogeologic analysis of the water supply for the City of Bancroft, Caribou County, Idaho. Preliminary draft

Date: 2002-01-17
Subject: groundwater pollution; agricultural wastes; groundwater contamination
Location: Bancroft.
Abstract: Nitrate and fecal coliform occur in the Bancroft city water supply wells. This report summarizes a study at the IWRRI Technical Assistance for Rural Ground...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrogeologic analysis of the water supplies for the communities of Bloomington and Paris, Bear Lake County, Idaho. Preliminary draft

Date: 2003-01-20
Subject: groundwater hydrology; groundwater recharge; hydrologic systems
Location: Bear River Basin.
Abstract: The IWRRI Community Water Project team met with the city councils of Bloomington and Paris, Idaho and agreed to provide the communities with assistance to:...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Effects of suspended sediments on stream invertebrate detrital processing and bioenergetics. Research technical completion report, WRIP no. 371402

Date: 1984-05
Subject: fluvial sediments; feeding rates; inhibition; insects; benthos; macroinvertebrates
Abstract: The effects of suspended sediments on stream invertebrate detrital processing and bioenergetic parameters were investigated in replicated, light and temperature-controlled chambers in the laboratory
Collection: IWRRI.

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Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer modeling scenario: Hydrologic implications of current water-use practices and historical climate conditions; "current practices" scenario. Technical completion report 200702

Date: 2007-08
Subject: Aquifers; Computer models; groundwater discharge; irrigation practices; groundwater management
Location: Southeastern Snake River Plain.
Abstract: The storage capacity and large distances of the Eastern Snake Plain aquifer create a capacity for buffering that delays the impacts of hydrologic events upon...
Series: ESPAM.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Preliminary hydrogeology of the Cascade area, Valley County, Idaho

Date: 2005-02-01
Subject: hydrogeology; water supply; sewage disposal
Location: Cascade.
Abstract: Our objective in completing this study was to provide basic hydrogeologic descriptions of the many lithologic units in the Cascade area and to provide insight...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Simulation of flow and sediment in the lower Coeur d'Alene River: a demonstration

Date: 2001-09
Subject: sediment discharge; river flow; model testing
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: This report describes an initiative by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) to develop a demonstration of numerical modeling technology for routing of water...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Aggregation of Surface Water Canal Companies into Surface Water Irrigation Entities

Date: 2002-09-01
Subject: surface irrigation; water rights; water conveyance
Location: Southeastern Snake River Plain.
Abstract: This paper summarizes and analyzes the method of aggregating surface water irrigation companies in the study area. The topic of ground water irrigation aggregationn will...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Preliminary assessment of hydrogeology and water quality in ground water in Teton County, Idaho. Technical report 07-002

Date: 2007-03
Subject: hydrology; community development; water quality
Location: Teton County.
Abstract: This report documents a preliminary investigation of the hydrology in Teton County, Idaho done by the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI) for the Idaho...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Preliminary assessment of hydrogeology and water quality in ground water in Canyon County, Idaho. Technical report 07-001

Date: 2007-02
Subject: hydrogeology; water quality; groundwater
Location: Canyon County.
Abstract: This report is the second of two reports documenting a preliminary investigation of the geology and hydrogeology in the Canyon County, Idaho area done by...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrogeologic analysis of the water supply for the community of Franklin, Franklin County, Idaho. Prelimnary draft.

Date: 2003-01-22
Subject: groundwater contamination; well drilling; hydrogeology
Location: Franklin.
Abstract: Franklin, the oldest incorporated community in Idaho, lies along the west side of Cache Valley in the Bear River drainage. This community of approximately 640...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Review of survival, flow, temperature, and migration data for hatchery-raised, subyearling fall chinook salmon above Lower Granite Dam, 1995-1998

Date: 2000-09
Subject: Flow augmentation; Salmon; Salmonid; Fish migration; Survival
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: The effectiveness of flow augmentation in aiding conservation and recovery of Snake River salmonid populations listed under the Endangered Species Act is questionable. The purpose...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Development of an integrated land and water use planning tool for the Carson River Watershed: Phase I development of a planning platform and water resources assessment

Date: 2005-01
Subject: water resources planning; water resources data; resources development
Location: Carson River.
Abstract: To enable this planning effort for the Carson River Basin this study develops a watershed scale Water Resources Planning Tool that can display the interaction...
Collection: IWRRI.

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An introduction to hydrology: prepared for water rights mediation training

Date: 1998-11-20
Subject: hydrology; education; water rights
Location: Snake River Plain.
Abstract: This booklet offers an introduction to Idaho hydrology as part of water rights mediation training for the Idaho Mediation Association. The booklet includes an overview...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Impacts of individual on-site sewage disposal facilities on mountain valleys--Phase II--Water-quality considerations. Technical completion report, WRIP/371403

Date: 1984-05
Subject: sewage systems; community development; waste treatment; water quality
Location: Big Wood River Valley.
Abstract: A rapid increase in residential development utilizing primarily on-site sewage disposal systems is occurring in the Big Wood River valley in Idaho. This project evaluated...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Influence of canal seepage of aquifer recharge near the New York Canal. Final report

Date: 2002
Subject: stratigraphy; surface-groundwater relations; spatial distribution
Location: New York canal.
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to provide constraints on the interaction between surface water and ground water near the New York canal. To accomplish...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Methodology and Criteria for Siting Energy Plants in Idaho

Date: 1976-10
Subject: siting; powerplants; energy; land development; legislation
Abstract: This study contains a review of energy plant siting criteria, methodologies, guidelines and programs that are being considered today in this country. A preliminary screening...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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1996 Water budget for the Treasure Valley aquifer system

Date: 1998-01
Subject: water budget; aquifer systems; hydrologic models
Location: Treasure Valley.
Abstract: This report presents a water budget for the Treasure Valley aquifer system for the calendar year 1996. The water budget provides an estimate of the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Assessing habitat suitability for walleye (Stizosteion vitreum) and possible species interaction with salmonid fishes. Research technical completion report

Date: 1985-01
Subject: regression analysis; correlation analysis; exotic species; walleye; salmonid
Abstract: Sports fishermen throughout North America are pressuring fisheries management agencies to introduce exotic fishes. Few techniques are available, however, to assess the suitability of the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation of methods for estimation of aquifer recharge from precipitation on semi-arid lands. Research technical completion report, G-903-07

Date: 1985-09
Subject: semiarid lands; natural recharge; water budget
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: Precipitation falling on semi-arid, non-irrigated lands may represent a significant percentage of taotai aquifer recharge In areas such as the eastern Snake River Plain In...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Idaho Water Resources Research Institute Program for 1983

Date: 1983-12
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This report is a synopsis of the results of research projects sponsored under Grant Program G839, the 1983 Water Research Institute Program (WRIP) for the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Fiscal year 1985 program report, grant no. 14-08-0001-G1014

Date: 1986-08
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This reports on the research and information dissemination activities of the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute during the 1985 fiscal year. Synopses are presented for...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Fiscal year 1986 program report, grant no. 14-08-0001-G1222

Date: 1987-07
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This reports on the research and information dissemination activities of the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute during the 1986 fiscal year. Synopses are presented for...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Fiscal year 1988 program report, grant no. 14-08-0001-G1559

Date: 1989-12
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This report addresses the research and information dissemination activities of the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute during the 1988 fiscal year. Synopses are presented for...
Collection: IWRRI.

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1987 Program report

Date: 1988-08
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This report addresses the research and information dissemination activities of the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute during the 1987 fiscal year. Synopses are presented for...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Fiscal year 1990 program report, grant no. 14-08-0001-G2016

Date: 1993-01
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This report addresses the research and information dissemination activities of the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute during the 1989 fiscal year. Synopses are presented for...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Fiscal year 1990 program report, grant no. 14-08-0001-G1559

Date: 1991-01
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This report addresses the research and information dissemination activities of the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute during the 1988 fiscal year. Synopses are presented for...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Why improving irrigation efficiency increases total volume of consumptive use

Date: 2011-04-14
Subject: irrigation efficiency; water yield improvement; consumptive use; water demand
Abstract: This paper's abstract is both in English and in French. The common prescription for dealing with limited supplies of water is to improve irrigation efficiency,...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Adaptation of the Glover/Balmer/Jenkins analytical stream-depletion methods for no-flow and recharge boundaries. Technical completion report 201101

Date: 2011-01
Subject: research needs; research priorities; institutional constraints
Abstract: This report addresses the first three assumptions. This allows more confident use of the model in bounded aquifers that are in communication with rivers of...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Natural and simulated insect-substrate relationships in Idaho batholith streams

Date: 1974-05
Subject: substrates; flow velocity; benthos
Abstract: Laboratory and field studies were conducted to determine the effects of sediments on the distribution and abundance of insects in Idaho Batholith streams. Changes in...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Managed aquifer recharge in the Treasure Valley: a component of a comprehensive aquifer management plan and a response to climate change. Technical completion report 201102

Date: 2011-02
Subject: natural recharge; aquifers; aquifer management
Location: Treasure Valley.
Abstract: In a proactive and forward-looking step, the State of Idaho has embarked on a planning process known as the Comprehensive Aquifer Management Plan (CAMP). One...
Collection: IWRRI.

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An economic analysis of the effects of a declining ground water level in the Raft River Basin, Cassia County, Idaho

Date: 1974-03
Subject: water table decline; crop yield; water loss
Location: Raft River Basin.
Abstract: Ground water decline has become aserious problem in may semiarid areas of the western United States. Idaho has designated five areas in which ground water...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Techniques for determining amount and distribution of precipitation in mountain valleys of Idaho. Technical termination report, project A-034-IDA

Date: 1974-06
Subject: groundwater irrigation; pumpage; community development; water demand
Location: Raft River Basin.
Abstract: During the summer and early fall of 1971 a temporary gaging network, consisting of 36 gages located at 24 sites, was established in the Raft...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrology support study for a case study of Federal expenditures on a water and related land resource project Boise Project, Idaho and Oregon. Research report, OWRT title II contract c-4202

Date: 1974-06
Subject: flood control; hydrologic systems; river flow
Abstract: This study of the water use and water control of the Boise River Project as a part of a case study of Federal expenditures on...
Collection: IWRRI.

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River of green and gold: a pristine wilderness dramatically affected by man's discovery of gold. Natural resource series no. 4

Date: 1974-06
Subject: water pollution; trout; history
Location: Coeur d'Alene River.
Abstract: A northern Idaho river valley provides our setting as we trace the Coeur d'Alene River from its source high in the mountains downstream to lake...
Series: Natural resource series.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Northwestern lakes of the United States: biological and chemical studies with reference to possibilities in production of fish

Date: 1924
Subject: fish; population density; sounding
Abstract: The work described in this paper was conducted for the United States Bureau of Fisheries during the summers of 1911, 1912, and 1913. The investigation...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Analysis and design of settling basins for irrigation return flow. Research technical completion report, project A-042-IDA

Date: 1974-09
Subject: design criteria; drainage ditches; irrigation-return flow
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate design criteria for sedimentation basins for irrigation return flow concentrated in drainage ditches
Collection: IWRRI.

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Economic evaluation of Idaho's water supply

Date: 1975-07
Subject: water demand; water supply; water supply development; costs
Abstract: This study examined the costs involved in making water available for use in Idaho. The difference between quantity of water and a supply of water...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Analysis and Design of Settling Basins for Irrigation Return Flow

Date: 1975-01
Subject: furrow irrigation; sediment yield; regression analysis
Location: Kimberly.
Abstract: Nine fields under furrow irrigation were studied to determine sediment yield to ponds as a function of crop type, soil type, and topography. Data were...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A five-year plan for water resources research and associated technology transfer needs

Date: 1980-10
Subject: research needs; research priorities; water resources development
Abstract: This five-year comprehensive plan for conducting research and information dissemination has been prepared to serve the State of Idaho's and the Nation's research needs in...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Methodology for obtaining least cost irrigation system specifications

Date: 1974-11
Subject: economic efficiency; irrigation systems; cost analysis
Location: Jefferson County.
Abstract: A methodology for obtaining least cost irrigation system specifications was developed and applied. Irrigation systems, as defined, consisted of application system and distribution system components...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Completion report settling basins for irrigation return flow and fresh pack effluent

Date: 1976-10
Subject: sediment yield; regression analysis; settling basins
Abstract: Sediment yield was monitored from seven fields in southern Idaho to determine the effects of crop type, soils, topography and other parameters. Regression techniques and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Socioeconomic analysis of a major rehabilitation of irrigation and water management systems in eastern Idaho. Research technical completion report, project B-033-IDA

Date: 1975-06
Subject: water table rise; irrgation practices; economic evaluation
Location: Jefferson County.
Abstract: High water tables caused by overuse of irrigation water have created physical and socioeconomic problems in some areas of Southeastern Idaho. In one area, the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Attitudes toward water use practices among southeastern Idaho farmers: a study on adoption of irrigation scheduling. Research technical completion report

Date: 1975-01
Subject: irrigation scheduling; irrigation practices; attitudes
Abstract: Specifically, this is a study focusing on factors related to the diffusion of innovations among farmers
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Conceptual study of potential large underground reservoirs in southern Idaho

Date: 1975-04
Subject: underground storage; artificial recharge
Abstract: The purpose of the project was to study the concept of large underground reservoirs for use in Idaho. Four general categories of underground reservoirs were...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Selected problems in Idaho groundwater law

Date: 1975-03
Subject: water rights; legislation; appropriation
Abstract: Two of the major issues in groundwater basin management are (1) How are rights to use groundwater acquired? (2) What legal constraints limit the exercise...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Energy plant siting problems of the Pacific Northwest

Date: 1975-06
Subject: hydroelectric power; hydroelectric plants; siting; natural resource development
Abstract: This report is a proceedings of discussions and presentations that took place in an interdisciplinary graduate seminar that was conducted jointly on campuses of the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The potential for nuclear and geothermal power plant siting in Idaho as related to water resources

Date: 1975-03
Subject: geothermal resources; natural resources development; siting; nuclear energy
Abstract: The basic purpose of this study is to determine the availability of cooling water in t he State of Idaho for use in nuclear and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Aquaculture in Idaho and nationwide

Date: 1975-03
Subject: aquaculture; fish farming; economic aspects
Abstract: The purpose of this report is to describe the aquacultural industries of Idaho and their relationships to those of the United States from the aspects...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Guide to the use of hisars: A hydrologic information storage and retrieval system. Miscellaneous series no. 32

Date: 1975-12
Subject: hydrologic data; measuring instruments
Abstract: The HISARS system was implemented out of a need to have a large body of hydrologic data available for ease of access. Many people have...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The effects of granitic sand on the distribution and abundance of salmonids in Idaho Streams

Date: 1975-04
Subject: fish, salmonid, trout; anadromous fish; fish migration; bed sediment
Abstract: I concluded that juvenile steelhead trout and chinook salmon were not affected by the levels of batholith sediment we added to riffle sections during summer...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Energy plant siting legislation: a current appraisal for Idaho. Information circular no. 9

Date: 1975-02
Subject: legislation; siting; natural resource development
Abstract: This brief appraisal of energy siting legislation for Idaho presents in part one an analysis and comparison of drafts of two bills that were drafted...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Swimming performance of Arctic grayling in highway culverts. Progress report

Date: 1975-01-30
Subject: fish migration; stream flow; velocity; culverts; fish passages
Abstract: The principle purpose of this study is to establish design criteria for culverts that will ensure the maintenance of fish populations in streams traversed by...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Determination of frozen ground probabilities from climatic and hydrologic data

Date: 1975-07
Subject: frozen ground; meteorological data collection
Location: Missouri Flat Creek.
Abstract: The prediction of frozen ground occurrences can help the local planner regulate development in areas which are subject to floods. Discriminant analysis was used in...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The economic water supply in Idaho. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station bulletin 92

Date: 1976-04
Subject: regression analysis; economic aspects; water costs
Abstract: This study examined the costs involved in making water available for use in Idaho. The difference between the quantity of water available and a supply...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Instream flow needs and competing uses for water. Proceedings paper number 307

Date: 1976-02
Subject: research priorities
Abstract: This report is a proceedings of discussions and presentations that took place in an interdisciplinary graduate seminar conducted on the campus of the University of...
Collection: IWRRI.

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A contract to inventory irrigated lands on selected areas in southern Idaho. Final report

Date: 1976-06-30
Subject: aerial photography; water resources planning
Abstract: The objective of the investigation was to determine if LANDSAT imagery can be effectively used to inventory irrigated cropland. The irrigated cropland of three test...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Availability and concentration of pollutants from American Falls Reservoir sediments to forage and predaceous fishes

Date: 1977-03
Subject: mercury; predation; fish; water pollution
Location: American Falls Reservoir.
Abstract: An earlier report by the Idaho Health Department and Idaho Fish and Game Department indicated that American Falls Reservoir was polluted by mercury levels which...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The accumulation and distribution of organochlorines and some heavy metals in American Falls Reservoir fishes, water, and sediment

Date: 1976-01
Subject: heavy metals; chlorinated hydrocarbons; biological samples
Location: American Falls Reservoir.
Abstract: Chlorinated hydrocarbon residues (DDT metabolites, dieldrin, and PCB's) were found in fish flesh samples and sediment in American Falls Reservoir. The concentration and type of...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Least cost irrigation systems specifications for various conditions

Date: 1976-06-27
Subject: rehabilitation; cost analysis; irrigation districts
Location: Jefferson County.
Abstract: A methodology employing a dynamic linear programming model was used to develop optimum rehabilitation plans for an irrigation district. The plans developed indicate the total...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The effects of coarse granitic sediment on the distribution and abundance of salmonids in the central Idaho Batholith

Date: 1976-07
Subject: benthos; bed sediment; population density; riffles; fish; salmonid; trout; salmon
Abstract: The effects of coarse granitic sediment on the abundance, distribution, growth, and behavior of juvenile salmonids and the abundance of aquatic insect drift were assessed...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The effect of river fluctuations resulting from hydroelectric peaking on selected aquatic invertebrates and fish. Research technical copletion report, project A-035-IDA

Date: 1976-09
Subject: hydroelectric power; flow velocity; aquatic insects; population density
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: Diel changes in discharge caused by hydroelectric peaking directly affect water levels and velocities and indirectly alter benthos and fish abundance and distribution. The effect...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Aquatic research natural areas in Idaho. Research technical copletion report, Project A-046-IDA

Date: 1977-06
Subject: aquatic ecosystems; natural streams; recreation
Abstract: This project was initiated in recognition of the need for a study of the range of aquatic ecosystem types present in the state, and development...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Developing criteria to classify Wild and Scenic Rivers. Research technical completion report, project B-029-IDA

Date: 1976-11
Subject: stream classification; legislation; flow control
Location: Priest River.
Abstract: The general intent of the research undertaken in this report was to develop criteria to evaluate alternative wild and scenic river classifications utilizing hydrologic, ecological,...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Appraisal of conflicting institutional attitudes on the westwide study report (critical water problems facing the eleven western states), proceeding paper no. 308

Date: 1976-06
Subject: research priorities
Abstract: University of Idaho/Washington State University joint graduate seminar in water resources: Critical Water Problems Facing the Eleven Western States
Collection: IWRRI.

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Farmer, absentee landowners and erosion: factors influencing the use of control practices: Research technical completion report, project A-050-IDA

Date: 1977-12
Subject: erosion control; farm management; agricultural practices
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: This study analyzes the attitudes and behavior of farmers and absentee landowners in the Palouse area of Washington and Idaho to help illuminate the reasons...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Frozen ground probabilities using discriminant analysis. Paper no. 76-2085, for presentation at the 1976 annual meeting, American Society of Agricultural Engineers

Date: 1976-06-27
Subject: frozen ground; flood control; erosion control
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: Floods occurring on frozen ground are destructive, both from the point of view of flood severity and erosion hazard. Discriminant analysis was used to classify...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Analysis of water flow problems in the Hells Canyon reach of the Snake River

Date: 1977-06
Subject: hydroelectric power; streamflow; water resources development
Location: Hells Canyon.
Abstract: A series of three hydroelectric projects owned by one power company iust upstream from Hells Canyon on the Snake River between Idaho and Oregon have...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Microbiological considerations of ozone treatment of reuse water in fish hatcheries

Date: 1977-08
Subject: ozonation; disinfection; water reuse; fish farming
Location: Dworshak National Fish Hatchery.
Abstract: The effectiveness of ozone as an alternative to current ultraviolet disinfection of makeup water and its potential for treatment of recycled water in commercial reuse...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ozonation of make-up water for salmonid fish rearing facilities. Research technical completion report, project A-053-IDA

Date: 1977-08
Subject: ozonation; disinfection; water reuse; fish farming; salmonid; fry
Location: Dworshak National Fish Hatchery.
Abstract: An ozone pilot plant was installed at the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery to examine the efficacy of sterilizing makeup water entering this recycle hatchery. The...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Abundance, growth, distribution, and movements of white sturgeon in the Mid-Snake River. Research technical completion report, project B-026-IDA

Date: 1977-09
Subject: sturgeon; population growth; dam effects
Location: Lower Granite Dam.
Abstract: During the years 1972-75, we captured 876 sturgeon from the Snake River between Lower Granite and Hells Canyon dams. We marked or tagged the sturgeon...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Modeling of runoff for erosion studies. Partial completion report, porject A-047-IDA

Date: 1976-08
Subject: hydrology; channel flow; model studies
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: The overall objective of this project was to further the understanding of the hydrology of the Palouse. The specific objectives set forth for this part...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Pumped storage potential of the Hell's Canyon Area

Date: 1977-04
Subject: water resources development; pumped storage; feasibility studies
Location: Hells Canyon.
Abstract: This thesis contains the results of a preliminary investigation of the Hell's Canyon area's potential for pumped storage hydroelectric development, an alternative use of the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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An expost study of the economic performance of federal investments in flood control projects in the Boise Valley, Idaho

Date: 1977-08
Subject: cost-benefit analysis; flood control; flood plain zoning
Location: Boise Valley.
Abstract: The primary purpose of this study is to estimate the benefits and costs of federal flood control projects on the Bosie River, southwestern Idaho. The...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Inventories of irrigated lands in southern Idaho using various remote sensing techniques. Final report

Date: 1977-09-30
Subject: contracts; irrigation; aerial photography
Abstract: This is a final report describing the activities of University of Idaho research personnel conducted under a contract between Idaho Department of Water Resources and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Effects of reduced nighttime flows on upstream migration of adult chinook salmon and steelhead trout in the lower Snake River. Project completion report, contract no. DACW8-76-C-0016, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Date: 1977-07
Subject: Salmon; Salmonid; trout; hydroelectric plants; fish migration; flow control
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: Storage of water at night and discharge through turbines at lower Snake River dams during the day would best meet demands for power production. However,...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Pilot plant trial for ozone sterilization of fish hatchery water

Date: 1977-10
Subject: ozonation; disinfection; water reuse; fish farming
Location: Dworshak National Fish Hatchery.
Abstract: An ozone pilot plant was installed at the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery. to examine the efficacy of sterilizing makeup water entering this recycle hatchery. The...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Comparison of macroinvertebrate samplers and the relationship of environmental factors to biomass and diversity variability in a small watershed. Research technical completion report, project no. A-049-IDA

Date: 1977-01
Subject: macroinvertebrates; biomass; species diversity; natural streams
Location: Horse Creek Drainage.
Abstract: Variability in macroinvertebrate biomass and diversity between streams in a relatively undisturbed watershed was determined by sampling at 19 stations in first through fourth order...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Effect of antecedent conditions on frozen ground floors. Research technical completion report, project A-045-IDA

Date: 1977-01
Subject: frozen ground; flood control; runoff forecasting
Abstract: Predicting frozen ground occurrences can be helpful in preventing flood damage in areas that are subject to winter floods. Discriminant analysis was used to study...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Post-impoundment effects of regulated flows from Dworshak Dam on the benthic insect community of the Clearwater River, Idaho

Date: 1977-01
Subject: benthos; population density; insect behavior; dam effects
Location: Dworshak National Fish Hatchery.
Abstract: A study to determine the post-impoundment effects of Dworshak Dam on aquatic insects in northern Idaho's Clearwater River was carried out from August 1973 to...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Interacting effects of minimum flow and fluctuating shorelines on benthic stream insects. Research technical completion report, project no. A-052-IDA

Date: 1978-08
Subject: benthos; dam effects; hydroelectric plants
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: A 50 mile (80 km) reach of the Clearwater River, Idaho was studied from its confluence with the Snake River upstream to Orofino, Idaho. The...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Legal, financial, and economic analysis of a water supply bank in Idaho: a preliminary report

Date: 1978-09
Subject: water rights; water allocation; irrigation districts; legal aspects
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: In this study we attempt to analyze, investigate and evaluate the feasibility of water banking as an institutional arrangement to encourage the efficient allocation of...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Review of the impacts of fluctuating flows on the Lower Clearwater River and recommendations for future studies

Date: 1978-11-22
Subject: dam effects; hydroelectric plants; fluctuations; flow
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: This report is intended to present summaries of the present and potential impacts of flow fluctuations caused by power releases from Dworshak Dam, on the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Source of American Falls Reservoir pollutants. Research technical completion report, project A-056-IDA

Date: 1978-06
Subject: water pollution; chlorinated hydrocarbons; heavy metals
Location: American Falls Reservoir.
Abstract: The Upper Snake River Basin contained elevated amounts of cadmium and mercury. Three sources are possible: sewage effluents from large towns in the area, run-off...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Aquaculture techniques: water use and discharge quality. Research technical completion report, project A-022-IDA

Date: 1978-04
Subject: fishing industry waste water; waste management; effluent limitations
Abstract: At least two problems regarding fish hatchery and farm effluents become apparent: 1) how to reduce economically the waste load in effluents from fish culture...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Intensive aquaculture methods research: a progress report. Technical completion report

Date: 1978-01
Subject: fishing industry waste water; waste management; effluent limitations
Abstract: At least two problems regarding fish hatchery and farm effluents become apparent: 1) how to reduce economically the waste load in effluents from fish culture...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Optimal irrigation management strategy under hydrologic and irrigation efficiency uncertainty regimes

Date: 1978-04
Subject: irrigation efficiency; irrigation requirements; hydrologic models
Location: Blaine County.
Abstract: The irrigation efficiency concept is crucial in irrigation systems design, planning, and management. It is used in determining total irrigation water requirements and in sizing...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Decision alternatives for use, regulation, and conservation of the water and related land resources of the Hells Canyon reach of the Snake River. Research technical completion report, project B-037-IDA

Date: 1977-12
Subject: water resources development; water conservation
Location: Hells Canyon.
Abstract: This report is an attempt to identify various considerations that are being made and will be made in choosing the alternatives that should be acted...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Appendix to report: Decision alternatives for use, regulation, and conservation of the water and related land resources of the Hells Canyon reach of the Snake River

Date: 1978-04
Subject: water resources development; water conservation
Location: Hells Canyon.
Abstract: This is a subjective description comparing, one with another, each of thirty-seven different considerations that have been identified as important in assessing alternatives for the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Legal constraints to water transfers in Idaho

Date: 1978-10-02
Subject: wastewater irrigation; legislation; water rights
Abstract: This paper will examine Idaho law in an effort to identify the particular legal constraints to efficient, economic transfers of water in Idaho
Collection: IWRRI.

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Simulation of soil erosion in the Palouse. Research technical completion report, project A-047-IDA

Date: 1978-06
Subject: hydrologic models; rill erosion; erosion control; watershed models
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: A soil erosion simulation study was done to help understand the severe soil loss from agricultural lands in the Palouse Prairie of the Pacific Northwest....
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Planning optimal irrigation distribution and application systems: Teton flood damaged lands

Date: 1978-06
Subject: irrigation systems; cost analysis; irrigation efficiency
Location: Teton Floodplain.
Abstract: A model used for obtaining least cost irrigation system specifications was refined and applied. Irrigation systems consisted of application system and distribution system components and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Relationship of costs and water use efficiency for irrigation projects in Idaho

Date: 1979-08
Subject: water demand; irrigation districts; irrigation efficiency
Abstract: Growing competition for Idaho's water resources by industrial, municipal, recreational, and hydroelectrical activities is focusing increased interest upon defining and decreasing nonrecoverable or unused water...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Low-Head Hydro

Date: 1978-06
Subject: hydroelectric power; water resources development; electric power industry
Abstract: This is an article arguing in favor of low-head hydroelectric power development in Idaho
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation of urbanization and changes in land use on the water resources of mountain valleys. Research technical completion report, project B-038-IDA

Date: 1978-10
Subject: simulation; water table; confined aquifers; community development
Location: Silver Creek.
Abstract: The impact of projected changes in land use on the aquifer and stream systems of the Big Wood River-Silver Creek area in southern Idaho was...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Relative value of water and land outdoor recreation activity areas. Research technical completion report, project A-055-IDA

Date: 1979-04
Subject: recreation; value; natural resources
Location: Heyburn State Park.
Abstract: Preferences for selected water and land outdoor recreation activities at Heyburn State Park, Idaho are measured by the paired comparison method. Four sets of activities...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Water quality characteristics of the Horse Creek watersheds in north central Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-051-IDA

Date: 1979-05
Subject: bed-load discharge; sediment concentrations; sediment yield
Location: Horse Creek.
Abstract: Principal component analysis was performed on a set of geomorphic descriptors for ten undisturbed forested watersheds in north central Idaho. This analysis provided a means...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Optimal pricing and regulation of electric energy in a system depending on hydroelectric capacity. Research technical completion report, project no. A-059-IDA

Date: 1979-05
Subject: benefit-cost analysis; regulations; electric power costs
Location: North Idaho.
Abstract: Regulation Policies on pricing electric power are examined on normative grounds. The implications for pricing electric power in the North Idaho Service Area of the...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Quantitative analysis of streamflow: the importance of precipitation and geomorphic factors in determining yields from small watersheds. Research technical completion report, project A-062-IDA

Date: 1980-02
Subject: streamflow; regression analysis; precipitation rate
Location: Meadow Creek.
Abstract: Stream flow data from 12 drainage basins located in the rocky mountains in Northern Idaho that covered 12.43 square miles were statistically analyzed and related...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Micro-hydro: a bibliography

Date: 1979-05
Subject: hydroelectric power; bibliographies
Abstract: Interest in energy self-sufficiency continues to grow. In particular we at the Institute have noticed an increasing awareness of and curiosity about the practicality of...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Relationship of costs and water use efficiency for irrigation projects in Idaho [Updated 2nd ed.]. Research technical completion report, project B-039-IDA

Date: 1982-09
Subject: irrigation design; irrigation practices; irrigation efficiency; economic efficiency
Location: Boise Crescent.
Abstract: Seventeen representative irrigation projects located between Payette and St. Anthony, Idaho were selected for study. These cooperating districts obtain their water from the Snake River...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Methodologies for the determination of flow duration curves at specific sites on ungaged reaches of streams

Date: 1979-05
Subject: flow duration; hydroelectric power; flow discharge
Location: Clearwater River.
Abstract: This thesis study examines several techniques for synthesizing flow duration curves, at ungaged river sites for application to hydro-electric energy surveys of entire river systems....
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Sagebrush to cropland - a western water project: the Boise irrigation project. Research technical completion report, OWRT title II project C-6276

Date: 1979-03
Subject: government finance; investment; irrigation
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Collection: IWRRI; Boise Basin.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume A

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume C, Appendix I

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume H, Appendix III

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume I, Appendix III

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume B Appendix I

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume J, Appendix IV

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume D, Appendix I

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume E, Appendix II

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume G, Appendix II

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Snake River Basin KGRA environmental report

Date: 1978-11-27
Subject: soil surveys; soil conservation
Location: Boise Crescent.
Abstract: The extent of existing soil survey data, an evaluation of this data, and land uses and capabilities will be dis cussed for the Mountain Home,...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Heritage resources and Known Geothermal Resources Areas (KGRAs) in Idaho: a preliminary report. Anthropological research manuscript series no. 49

Date: 1978-11-30
Subject: geothermal resources
Abstract: As part of the preplanning phase of developnent of selected Known Geothermal Resources Areas (KGRAs) in Idaho, a review has been conducted of the cultural...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Resource survey of low-head hydroelectric potential at existing dams and proposed sites in the Pacific Northwest region, Phase I Volume F, Appendix II

Date: 1979-03
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; flow characteristics
Abstract: There were two major purposes of the analysis. One was to evaluate the total impact -- social, environmental, economic -- of a federal water resource...
Series: Low-head dams PNW.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Review of alternative energy sources for irrigation use in Idaho

Date: 1979-06
Subject: electric power demand; hydroelectric power; irrigation requirements
Abstract: Alternative electrical energy sources for meeting the power needs of irrigated agriculture in Idaho are discussed in light of present energy restraints and the escalation...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Undeveloped hydropower as a potential energy source in Idaho. Research technical completion report, project A-057-IDA

Date: 1979-10
Subject: water resources development; hydroelectric power; feasibility studies
Abstract: Energy demands and rising costs of fuels for steam power plants has made small scale hydro a viable energy source in much of the United...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Estimating tributary basin underflow to the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer. Technical completion report 201103

Date: 2011
Subject: aquifers; pumpage; water demand; natural recharge; water budget
Abstract: While groundwater withdrawals in the Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer increase, the number of recharge sources to the aquifer remains the same. These sources of...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydro-economic modeling of Boise Basin water management responses to climate change. Technical completion report 201301

Date: 2013-07-16
Subject: benefit-cost analysis; climate change; modeling methodology; Boise River watershed; economic analysis; flood control
Location: Boise River.
Abstract: This report presents a hydro-economic modeling methodology for conducting benefit-cost analysis of water management responses to climate change. Three hydro-economic modeling scenarios are developed. The...
Series: IWRRI Technical Completion Report.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Hydrologic interpretation of temporal variation in springs and wells in the Thousand Springs area, Idaho. Technical completion report 05-001

Date: 2005-01-21
Subject: spring discharge; Aquifer testing; recharge; Discharge capacity; water table fluctuations
Location: Snake River Plain.
Abstract: An understanding of the relationship of spring discharge to aquifer water level is fundamental to modeling and managing the Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer. Previous...
Series: IWRRI Technical Completion Report.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Henrys Fork hydro-economic modeling. Technical completion report 201401

Date: 2014-10-03
Subject: Model studies; hydroeconomic modeling; Economic prediction; water demand; Hydrologic budget; water allocation; water resources planning; Henrys Fork River; water supply
Location: Henrys Fork River.
Abstract: Hydro-economic models represent the hydrologic, engineering, environmental and economic aspects of basin scale water resource systems in an integrated framework that accounts for the economic...
Series: IWRRI Technical Completion Report.
Collection: IWRRI.

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An approach to hydro-economic modeling using partial equilibrium optimization. Technical completion report 201402

Date: 2014-10-15
Subject: model studies; hydroeconomic modeling; water supply; water demand; economic prediction; Henrys Fork River; Boise River watershed; Boise River watershed
Location: Boise Basin; Henrys Fork River.
Abstract: Conventional, economics-based water planning approaches often fail to adequately evaluate the economic efficacy of water projects by ignoring the dynamic relationship that exists between water...
Series: IWRRI Technical Completion Report.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Rathdrum Prairie aquifer future water demand: Report to the Idaho Water Resources Board providing information for evaluation of Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer Reasonably Anticipated Future Need municipal provider water right applications.

Date: 2014-12-17
Subject: water demand; aquifer evaluation; Aquifer management; Aquifers; Municipal water; Water rights; Reasonably Anticipated Future Need (RAFN); gap analysis
Location: Rathdrum Prairie; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: Thirty-one municipal water providers deliver groundwater to 107,660 people over and adjoining the Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer (RPA) in northern Idaho. In 2014, the Idaho Legislature...
Collection: IWRRI; Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Water resources data and management model for Beaver Creek, Camas Creek and Mud Lake area of eastern Idaho. Research technical completion report

Date: 1988-11-15
Subject: water resources data; water management; Model studies; water balance model; artesian aquifers; Pumped storage; irrigation; water allocation; hydrology; computer models; mathematical models
Location: Beaver Creek; Camas Creek; Mud Lake; Warm Creek; Eastern Idaho.
Abstract: Mud Lake, a natural closed basin in eastern Idaho, is used as a reservoir for storage of irrigation water. Mud Lake has been modified by...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Estimation of hydraulic properties and development of a layered conceptual model for the Snake River Plain aquifer at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Idaho. Research Technical Completion Report

Date: 1996-01
Subject: hydraulic properties; hydraulic models; Snake River; Aquifer characteristics; groundwater flow; wells; models
Location: Snake River Plain; Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.
Abstract: The Idaho INEL Oversight Program, in association with the University of Idaho, Idaho Geological Survey, Boise State University, and Idaho State University, developed a research...
Series: IWRRI Technical Completion Report.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Representation of soil type for calibration of Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Model Version 2, as built revision 1. Technical report 201003. ESPAM2 design document DDW-V2-06, as built rev 1 ''soil type''

Date: 2010-11-08
Subject: Aquifers; Computer models; Soil types
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: This report is a Design Document for the calibration of the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Model Version 2 (ESPAM 2). Its goals are similar to...
Series: ESPAM2.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Irrigation diversions and returns and surface-water irrigation entities for calibration of Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Model Version 2, as built. Technical report 201004. ESPAM2 design document DDW-V2-07 As Built ''Diversions''

Date: 2010-11
Subject: Aquifer characteristics; recharge; Snake River; irrigation; Hydrology; diversion; Model studies
Location: Snake River.
Abstract: This report is a Design Document for the calibration of the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Model Version 2 (ESPAM 2). Its goals are similar to...
Series: ESPAM2.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Rathdrum Prairie integrated water resource management

Date: 2016-04-27
Subject: Water policy; Water quality; Water demand; Pollution load; Municipal water; Municipal wastewater; residential wastewater; aquifer evaluation; Aquifer characteristics
Location: Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer; Spokane River.
Abstract: The Rathdrum Prairie Integrated Water Resource Management plan is a living document to be revisited, reviewed and updated as new information becomes available and as...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Enhancement of duration curve prediction using short time low flow measurements. Research technical completion report WRIP/371408

Date: 1984-05
Subject: Streamflow; Stream gages; hydroelectric power
Location: Palouse.
Abstract: This report presents an analysis of the year-to-year and day-today variation of low-flow stream discharge used in small-scale hydroelectric power projects. Primary use was made...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrologic and legal assessment of ground water management alternatives for Idaho. Research technical completion report WRIP/371405

Date: 1984-05
Subject: Groundwater; Legislation; Appropriation; Conjunctive use; Snake River
Location: Snake River Basin.
Abstract: This report is a hydrologic and legal assessment of conjunctive management of surface and ground water with emphasis on the water resources of the upper...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Analyzing and predicting irrigation diversions in southeastern Idaho. Research technical completion report. Project B-041-IDA

Date: 1981-09
Subject: Water; Flow; Water diversion; Irrigation; Evapotranspiration; Computer programs
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: A study was done to analyze the daily water flow data from two large irrigation districts located in the Upper Snake River region of southeastern...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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A preliminary appraisal of offstream reservoir sites for meeting water storage requirements in the Upper Snake River Basin. Research technical completion report. Contract report to the U.S. Corps of Engineers, Contract No. DAC W68-79-C-0122

Date: 1981-01`
Subject: Reservoirs; Surface water availability; Interbasin transfers; Flow augmentation; Water storage; Economic feasibility; value; Estimated costs
Location: Southeastern Idaho; Upper Snake River Basin.
Abstract: This report presents and appraisal of the value and possibility of utilizing offstream reservoirs as water and related land resource developments. It follows a Phase...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Description of geothermal flow systems in the vicinity of the Caribou Range, southeastern Idaho. Research Technical Report. IDWR Thrust Geothermal

Date: 1981-12
Subject: Geothermal resources; Groundwater flow; Hydrogeology; Hydrologic data; Chemical analysis
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: This report presents the results of a study of ground water flow systems near the Caribou Range in southeastern Idaho with a special emphasis on...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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An inventory of potential offstream reservoir sites in the Upper Snake River Basin; An Appendix to: A preliminary appraisal of offstream reservoir sites for meeting water storage requirements in the Upper Snake River Basin. Research technical completion report. Contract report to the U.S. Corps of Engineers, Contract No. DAC W68-79-C-0122

Date: 1981-02
Subject: Reservoirs; Water storage; Pumped storage; Economic feasibility; Estimated costs
Location: Southeastern Idaho; Upper Snake River Basin.
Abstract: This document serves as an appendix to "A preliminary appraisal of offstream reservoir sites for meeting water storage requirements in the Upper Snake River Basin"...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Aquaculture techniques: Oxygen (pO2) requirements for trout. Research technical completion report. Project A-069-IDA

Date: 1981-02
Subject: Fish; Trout; oxygen; Dissolved oxygen
Abstract: Laboratory experiments were conducted to ascertain the partial pressure of oxygen (pO2) which adversely affected growth of rainbow trout. These experiments, and other data reported...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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The 1977 drought in Idaho: Economic impacts and the responses of irrigators and water delivery organizations. Research technical completion report. Project No. B-046-IDA

Date: 1977-05
Subject: Drought; Irrigation; Water delivery; Water management
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: The objectives of this study were to use survey methods to document changes in cropping patterns, irrigation systems, and water management strategies caused by the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Assessment of monitoring technology - applications to earth dam safety. Research technical completion report. Pacific Northwest Regional Commission. Grant # 10890704

Date: 1981-01
Subject: Dams; Dam failure; Dam stability
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: In order to obtain well defined causes of earth dam failures, statistical analysis of past earth dam failures was made. A comprehensive list of earth...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Effects of flow fluctuation and redd dewatering on salmonid embryo development and fry quality. Research technical completion report. Contract No. DE-AC79-79BP10848

Date: 1981-03
Subject: Fish; Salmonid; Trout; Salmon; chinook; Juvenile growth stage; Hydroelectric power; Redd; Fry
Location: Hells Canyon; Middle Snake River; Hayden Creek.
Abstract: During the fall and winter 1979-1980 tests were conducted in a section of the Middle Snake River within Hells Canyon to determine the effects of...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Soil water intake rates and surface irrigation system characteristics by soil series in southeastern Idaho. Research technical completion report, project B-041-IDA

Date: 1981-03
Subject: Soil absorption capacity; Infiltration rate; soil texture; Crops; Hay; Grain crops; Potatoes; Infiltrometers; Irrigation practices
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: Seven major soil series of irrigated agricultural land of southeastern Idaho were evaluated to obtain soil water intake rates. They range in texture from silt...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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User Guide for Idaho Hydrologic Maps

Date: 1981-06
Subject: Hydroelectric plants; Precipitation; stream flow; Drainage area; Management planning; Land use
Location: Idaho.
Abstract: This guide presents a convenient tabular compilation of data on average annual precipitation, average annual flow, planimetric area, river mile, reach outflow elevation and area...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Influence of streamflow reductions on salmonid embryo development and fry quality. Research technical completion report, project A-058-IDA

Date: 1981-03
Subject: Fish; Salmonid; Trout; Salmon; chinook; Juvenile growth stage; Streamflow; Streamflow depletion; Redd; Fry
Abstract: From 1977-1979 field and laboratory tests were conducted to determine the impacts of streamflow reduction over redds on salmonid embryo incubation and fry quality. Laboratory...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Effects of reduced stream discharge on fish and aquatic macroinvertebrate populations. Research technical completion report, project B-045-IDA

Date: 1981-09
Subject: Fish; Trout; Macroinvertebrates; Hydraulic models; Simulation; Streamflow; Flow
Abstract: We examined the response of aquatic insects and juvenile rainbow-steelhead trout to flow related changes in habitat and assessed the predictive reliability of three hydraulic...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation of models and procedures used for river operations and planning of the Snake River Basin in southern and southeastern Idaho. Research technical completion report. Project A071-IDA

Date: 1981-08
Subject: Computer models; hydrodynamics; Hydrologic models; Water level; Dams
Location: Snake River Basin.
Abstract: The planning models and procedures used by operational agencies in the Upper Snake and Boise River basins in Idaho were investigated. [...] The models and...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Statistics of species abundance distributions in monitoring aquatic communities. Research technical completion report, A-085-IDA

Date: 1982-12
Subject: Statistics; Statistical analysis; Species composition; Water pollution effects; Distribution; Aquatic populations
Abstract: This report documents statistical procedures for using species abundance distributions for monitoring pollution impacts in aquatic biological communities. The species abundance distributions are also appropriate...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Non-point pollution control for rangeland wintering: livestock operations (ground cover). Research technical completion report, project A-064-IDA

Date: 1982-03
Subject: Cattle; Grazing; Hay; Cover crops; Nonpoint pollution sources; Chemical analysis; Suspended solids; Bacterial analysis; Bacteria (Coliform); Streptococcus
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: Cow-calf cattle operators in the Rocky Mountain West commonly graze their cattle on the range during spring, summer and fall. They hold their cattle in...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Graphic retrieval, analysis and spatial portrayal: an information system for Idaho's freshwater lakes. Research technical completion report, project A-073-IDA

Date: 1982-01
Subject: Lakes; Mapping; Trophic level; Water quality; Data processing
Abstract: This report and accompanying computer tape document the data processing support provided by this Idaho Water Resources funded project to the larger EPA funded ''Clean...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrologic flow determination for hydropower feasibility analysis. Supplemental research technical completion report, A-068-IDA3

Date: 1982-12
Subject: Hydrologic models; Flow; Stream discharge; Hydrologic data
Abstract: This report presents comparisons of different methods of estimating average annual discharge of ungaged streams. The primary purpose of the estimates being for making hydropower...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The use of invertebrate indicators for ecological resiliency evaluation of a flow regulated river. Research technical report, B-049-IDA

Date: 1982-12
Subject: Bioindicators; Benthic environment; Indicators; Flow; Substrates; Carrying capacity; Invertebrates
Abstract: A systems approach was used to determine certain biological and physical indicators which were used to characterize the benthic ecosystem in the Clearwater River below...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Frozen soil effects on the erosion hazard. Research technical completion report, project A-070-IDA

Date: 1982-04
Subject: Erosion; Sediment yield; Frozen ground; Rainfall-runoff relationships; Seasonal variations
Abstract: An examination of past erosion events shows that erosion and sediment yield affected by frozen soil are usually worse than that occurring on unfrozen soil....
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Aquaculture techniques: A computer simulation of an intensive fish culture system (AQUA). Research technical completion report, project A-063-IDA

Date: 1982-07
Subject: Computer simulation; Computer models; Aquaculture; Trout; Education
Abstract: AQUA is a computer simulation model used for teaching fish culture concepts. In this model, the student functions as the hatchery manager and must program...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Development of a sediment generation and routing model for irrigation return flow. Annual report

Date: 1982-11
Subject: Computer models; Surface irrigation; Return flow; Water quality management; Sediment
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: The primary purpose of this project is to develop a sediment modeling package for use with surface irrigation return flow. A primary goal is to...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Assessment of the usefulness of hydrologic data for hydro power feasibility analysis. Research technical completion report, project A-068-IDA

Date: 1982-06
Subject: Hydroelectric power; Feasibility studies; Flow duration; Economic impact
Abstract: This report has defined methods of extrapolating hydrologic data for use in hydropower feasibility studies. Two large drainage basins in Idaho were studied and measured...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hydrologic analysis programs for programmable calculators and digital computers for use in hydropower studies. Technical report, A-068-IDA

Date: 1982-03
Subject: Hydrologic models; Computer programs; Hydroelectric power
Abstract: The following appendixes, Appendix A and Appendix B, are taken from a PhD dissertation titled, ''Hydrologic evaluation methods for hydropower studies'', by L.F. Heitz, dated...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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An applied coupled simulation-optimization model of water use efficiency in intensive fish culture systems. Research technical completion report, project A-063-IDA

Date: 1982-03
Subject: Aquaculture; Trout; Computer models
Abstract: An aquaculture system consists of a number of biotic and abiotic factors which act alone and/or interactively in defining systems behavior and impacting the allowable...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Optimal planning of irrigation distribution and application systems for a large irrigated area. Research technical completion report, project B-041-IDA

Date: 1982-05
Subject: Irrigation efficiency; Computer models; Operating costs; Flow rates; Optimization; Water delivery
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: The purpose of the research reported was to develop and apply techniques to obtain optimal solutions for multi-objective planning of a large irrigated area. Techniques...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Water and potential evapotranspiration at irrigated and rangeland sites in southern Idaho. Partial research technical completion report

Date: 1983-07
Subject: Weather data collections; Air temperature; Vapor pressure; Consumptive use; Crops
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: The environment of a weather station site is important in estimating consumptive use by irrigated crops. Consumptive use may be over-estimated when air temperature and...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Users manual for the University of Idaho ground-water flow model and recharge program

Date: 1983-02
Subject: Computer models; Aquifers; Aquifer evaluation; Irrigation; Evapotranspiration; Soil moisture; Recharge; Flow discharge
Abstract: This manual documents two computer programs. The first is a finite difference ground-water flow model which has been applied to several areas in southern Idaho...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Aquaculture techniques: preliminary studies on carrying capacities and census-taking in serial reuse ponds. Technical completion report, A-075-IDA

Date: 1983-07
Subject: Fish; Trout; Dissolved oxygen; Fish populations; Estimating
Abstract: Models for oxygen consumption by rainbow trout were developed and preliminarily tested under laboratory and field conditions. The major factor leading to inaccuracies in estimating...
Collection: IWRRI.

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An investigation into the economic impacts of subordinating the Swan Falls hydroelectric water right to upstream irrigation.

Date: 1983-12
Subject: Water rights; Irrigation; Hydroelectric power; Economic impact; Environmental effects
Location: Swan Falls; Snake River Basin; Southern Idaho.
Abstract: This study was requested by the Swan Falls Interim Study Committee to use existing information, reports, and studies to examine the economic impacts of subordinating...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Water Resource references for the Snake River Basin above Swan Falls

Date: 1983-03
Subject: Flow; Groundwater; Surface water; Land use; Climatology
Location: Snake River Basin.
Abstract: This reference list was prepared to assist readers in locating references pertaining to the water resources of the Snake River basin above Swan Falls. The...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Identification of snowcover depletion patterns using satellite imagery. Research technical completion report, project A-082-IDA

Date: 1983-12
Subject: Satellite technology; Runoff forecasting; Water management; Optimization; Flow
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to investigate whether there is a possibility of using satellite imagery to finely calibrate large scale basin runoff models....
Collection: IWRRI.

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Estimating consumptive irrigation requirements for crops in Idaho. Research technical completion report

Date: 1983-08
Subject: Weather data collections; Air temperature; Consumptive use; Crops; Prediction
Abstract: Appendix E; supplement to IWRRI document 198303; Allen, R. G.; and Brockway, C. E. (1983).
Collection: IWRRI.

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Predicting daily irrigation project diversions. Research technical completion report, project A-074-IDA

Date: 1983-10
Subject: Irrigation efficiency; Computer models; Flow rates; Optimization; Water delivery; Consumptive use; Crops
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: The purpose of the research reported was to develop and apply methods for predicting daily irrigation diversions. Two types of models were developed to effectively...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Aquaculture techniques: a production forecasting model for aquaculture systems. Research technical completion report, A-063-IDA

Date: 1983-03
Subject: Fish; Aquaculture; Computer models; Mathematical models; Water use efficiency; Fish management
Abstract: Computer implementation of the mathematical models of quantitative relationships in aquaculture systems is a dynamic process which provides a conceptual framework for understanding systems behavior....
Collection: IWRRI.

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In-stream distribution and hydraulic and ecological effects of volcanic ash from Mount St. Helens eruption. Technical completion report, grant no. 14-34-0001-1466

Date: 1983-10
Subject: Volcanoes; volcanic ash; Deposition; Benthic environment; Food chains
Location: Northern Idaho; Palouse River.
Abstract: The catastrophic eruption of Mt. St. Helens in southwestern Washington on May 18, 1980 deposited a plume of volcanic ash from Washington to western Montana....
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Estimating consumptive irrigation requirements for crops in Idaho. Appendix E

Date: 1983-08
Subject: Weather data collections; Air temperature; Consumptive use; Crops; Prediction
Abstract: Four consumptive use methods presented by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) (Doorenbos and Pruitt, 1977) and the Jensen-Haise, SCS-modified Blaney-Criddle, standard Penman...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Systems analysis of on-farm irrigation systems. Research technical completion report

Date: 1983-04
Subject: Irrigation; Irrigation efficiency; Computer models; Computer simulation; Economic analysis
Abstract: An irrigation systems analysis procedure has been developed for the purpose of critically evaluation on-farm irrigation system plans and water management practices under New Zealand...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The relationship between human activities and the trophic status of Idaho lakes

Date: 1983-11
Subject: Lakes; Eutrophic lakes; Recreation; Land use; Population growth
Abstract: Thesis. A human ecological approach is utilized to develop, measure and analyze human influences on eutrophication in Idaho lakes. Eighty-five lakes were selected for study...

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Classification of Idaho's freshwater lakes

Date: 1983-06
Subject: Lakes; Trophic level; Geomorphology; Lake classification
Abstract: This study had three general goals: (1) To develop a working definition of lake quality or trophic status for Idaho lakes, (2) To develop a...

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Computer-linked CCD camera for sediment shape analysis. Research technical completion report, A-081-IDA

Date: 1983-03
Subject: Mineralogy; minerals; Bed sediment; Sedimentary petrology
Abstract: A major problem with using chemical and mineralogical composition analysis to trace stream sediment origins is the cost. A solution to this problem is to...
Collection: IWRRI.

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The use of remote sensing techniques and the universal soil loss equation to determine soil erosion. Research technical completion report, project A-080-IDA

Date: 1982-12
Subject: Soil erosion; Remote sensing; Satellite technology; Land use; Vegetation
Location: Hangman Creek; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: Satellite data with ancillary watershed information was used to determine soil erosion of agriculture, forest, and rangelands in the southern portion of the Hangman Creek...
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Management, maintenance and operation of pump supplied irrigation projects

Date: 1983-01
Subject: Irrigation; Irrigation efficiency; Computer models
Abstract: Ten pump supplied irrigation projects in the Pacific Northwest cooperated in this study. Water use data was collected. Pumping systems were tested for their energy...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Remote sensing determination of hydrograph recession characteristics. Research technical completion report, project A-086-IDA

Date: 1983-02
Subject: Remote sensing; Hydrology; Base flow; Photogrammetry; Basins; Soil moisture; Vegetation
Abstract: A review of literature indicates that little work is being done on determining base or minimum flows from basin characteristics using remote sensing techniques. The...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Needed water resources programs in the Snake River Basin

Date: 1983-11
Subject: Hydrology; Hydrologic data; Water rights; Irrigation; Return flow; Water budget; Groundwater level
Location: Snake River Basin; Southern Idaho.
Abstract: In April, 1983, Idaho Power Company prepared to enter into a unilateral program to provide hydrologic information on the Snake River and Snake Plain Aquifer....
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Developing an integrated model for evaluating economic and ecologic effects of reducing non-point source pollution in a palouse watershed. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1419-03

Date: 1988-07
Subject: Computer models; Economic efficiency; Erosion; Nonpoint pollution sources; Water quality
Location: Lapwai; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: A linear programming model and the AGNPS model were used to determine those resource management systems that maximized total net farm income and reduced total...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ground water management under the appropriation doctrine. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1419-02

Date: 1988-08
Subject: Water rights; Appropriation; Water management; Groundwater availability; Groundwater recharge; Groundwater management
Abstract: The purpose of this research is to better understand the characteristics of ground water management under the prior appropriation doctrine in the western United States....
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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State climate services for Idaho

Date: 1988
Subject: Climates; Climatic data
Abstract: Climatic information is essential to every citizen of Idaho. Whether these citizens are farmers or recreationists, researchers or corporate executives, engineers or planners, climate plays...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Characterization of soil cover and estimation of water infiltration at Central Facilities Area Landfill II, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL)

Date: 1989-05
Subject: Hydrogeology; Waste management; Infiltration
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: To assist the Geosciences Unit of E G & G Idaho, Inc. with hydrogeologic characterization of Central Facilities Area (CFA) Landfill II, researchers at the...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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The Idaho pocket guide to lake protection

Date: 1988
Subject: Lakes; Watersheds; Pollutants
Abstract: Idaho's 1,300 lakes serve as source of pride and enjoyment for all of us. They provide us with natural settings where we can work, live,...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Secondary impacts and benefits of water reallocations in the Snake River Basin of Idaho

Date: 1988-10
Subject: Water rights; Water allocation; Irrigation; Economic analysis; Economic evaluation; Economic impact
Location: Snake River Basin; Southern Idaho.
Abstract: The Swan Falls agreement recently resolved a long-standing water rights issue in the State of Idaho, and Congress recently approved the agreement. As part of...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Ground water evaluation at a solid waste site

Date: 1989-04
Subject: Hazardous materials; Waste disposal; Hydrogeology; Groundwater; Monitoring; Groundwater pollution
Abstract: The purpose of this 2-day shortcourse is to present an overview of ground water evaluation and monitoring at waste disposal sites. This course is nonmathematical...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Groundwater contamination from agriculturally applied pesticides. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1419-04

Date: 1988-05
Subject: Groundwater contamination; Pesticides; Groundwater movement
Abstract: Approximately 90 percent of the public water supply in Idaho originates from groundwater, thus making potential pesticide contamination a key issue. A small, but significant...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Mean annual precipitation map for Idaho. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1419-32

Date: 1988-07
Subject: Precipitation; Mapping; maps; Computer models
Abstract: Sound estimates of the amounts and distributions of mean annual precipitation in Idaho have become increasingly important in recent years because of stringent design requirements...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Handbook for the economic evaluation of application for appropriation of surface and groundwater in the State of Idaho

Date: 1988-02
Subject: Water rights; Appropriation; Water management; Economic evaluation; Public policy
Location: Snake River Basin; Southern Idaho.
Abstract: The "Swan Falls Agreement" signed on October 25, 1984 by Governor John Evans and Attorney General Jim Jones for the State of Idaho and James...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Analysis of ground water recharge from paradise creek at the University of Idaho Groundwater Research Site: Part I

Date: 1989-11
Subject: Surface water; Groundwater; Alluvial aquifers; Flow discharge; Monitoring
Location: Pullman; Moscow; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: The purpose of this report is to increase the understanding of ground water recharge to basalt aquifers in the Pullman-Moscow basin. The general objective is...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Use of multivariate modeling to estimate impacts of groundwater withdrawals on streamflow for the Camas Creek basin. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1419-08

Date: 1989-05
Subject: Groundwater availability; Conjunctive use; Groundwater; Streamflow; Streamflow depletion; Irrigation; Water management
Location: Camas Creek Basin; Southern Idaho.
Abstract: The conjunctive use of surface and groundwater has been recognized as posing significant water rights issues in many of the Idaho river basins. Increases in...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Development and demonstration of pump station and surface diversion monitor systems for water and energy efficiency improvements. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G141905

Date: 1988-07
Subject: Pump wells; Surface water; Water diversion
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: Microprocessor based monitoring units for pump station and open channel diversions were developed and installed at eight locations in southern Idaho. Commercial electronic units and...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Evaluation of hydrogeologic siting criteria for siting hazardous waste management facilities in Idaho, Research technical completion report

Date: 1989-05
Subject: Hazardous materials; Waste management; Waste disposal; Hydrogeology; Groundwater pollution
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: The Idaho Legislature addressed the issue of land disposal of hazardous wastes by adopting the Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Act in 1985. This Act established...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Supplemental Appendices: Characterization of soil cover and estimation of water infiltration at Central Facilities Area Landfill II, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL)

Date: 1989-05
Subject: Hydrogeology; Waste management; Infiltration
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: This document contains supplemental appendix AA, the estimated (PPT-ETA) values at CFA Landfill II, and Appendix BB, the daily precipitation and temperature data used to...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Mapping precipitation in Idaho: a study of data estimation and interpolation procedures. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1559-32

Date: 1989-09
Subject: Precipitation; Mapping; maps; Computer models
Abstract: As the competition for Idaho's available water has increased, increased attention has been paid to the amount and distribution of precipitation in Idaho. To adequately...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Periphyton development of inshore areas on Pend Oreille Lake, northern Idaho. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1559-05

Date: 1990-09
Subject: Lakes; Aquatic productivity; Phosphorus; Coliforms; Streptococcus; Land development
Location: Lake Pend Oreille; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: Sixteen sites were established at south, mid, and north lake areas on Pend Oreille Lake, Idaho in 1989. Information on inshore water chemistry, bacteria, physical/chemical...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Water quality education/non-point source management: a step forward in the antidegradation process

Date: 1990-08
Subject: Water quality; Water quality criteria; Nonpoint pollution sources; Education; Water management; Hydrology; Aquatic habitats
Abstract: Differing levels of knowledge and the varying backgrounds of non-technical people create obstacles in making antidegradation and other water quality programs operate efficiently. A more...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Hazardous waste: issues, problems, solutions

Date: 1990-05
Subject: Hazardous materials; Waste management; Waste disposal; Hydrogeology; Groundwater pollution
Abstract: No contextual information provided. This is a collection of abstracts from various stakeholders, including government regulatory bodies, agencies, industry, and academia in response to a...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Geohydrology and numerical model analysis of ground-water flow in the Pullman-Moscow area, Washington and Idaho. U.S. Geological Survey Water-resources investigations report 89-4103

Date: 1990
Subject: Groundwater; Groundwater development; Confined aquifers; Unconfined aquifers; Water supply; Computer models
Location: Pullman; Moscow; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: The Pullman-Moscow area of southeastern Wash ton and northern Idaho depends on ground water as the principal source of water, but increasing pumpage rates and...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Characterization of soil cover and estimation of water infiltration at Central Facilities Area Landfill II, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). Research technical completion report, subcontract No. C85-110544

Date: 1990-06
Subject: Hydrogeology; Waste management; Infiltration
Location: INL; Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: To assist the Geosciences Unit of E G & G Idaho, Inc. with hydrogeologic characterization of Central Facilities Area (CFA) Landfill II, researchers at the...
Series: Water for Idaho.

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Interaction of synthetic organic contaminants with natural colloidal materials. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1559-02

Date: 1990-09
Subject: Groundwater contamination; Pesticides; Groundwater movement
Abstract: Approximately 90 percent of the public water supply in Idaho originates from groundwater, thus making potential pesticide contamination a key issue. A small, but significant...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Well Hydraulics and Aquifer testing

Date: 1990-04
Subject: Well hydraulics; Aquifer testing
Abstract: PURPOSE: Well Hydraulics and Aquifer Testing will be a two-day program that presents an overview of the concepts, theories, and procedures that have been developed...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Measured and simulated nonpoint source agricultural pollution effects: an economic-ecological assessment. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1559-03

Date: 1990-01
Subject: Geographic information systems; Suspended sediments; Water quality; Macroinvertebrates; Simulation; Nutrients; Economic aspects; Tillage
Abstract: Monitored and simulated economic-ecological impacts from nonpoint source pollution were studied in the Tom Beall Creek watershed along Lapwai, Creek in northern Idaho. Alternative farm...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Municipal pump monitor demonstration project. Final report. IDWR Contract No. 89-03-21-103-12

Date: 1991-01
Subject: Pumps; Pump testing; Energy loss
Location: Central Idaho.
Abstract: This report covers the demonstration of electronic pump efficiency monitoring demonstrated on two municipal water supply wells in Idaho. One of the wells monitored was...

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Ground-water investigations for the Fremont-Madison Irrigation District, southeastern Idaho. Research technical completion report

Date: 1991-11
Subject: Irrigation districts; Water management; Pumping; Groundwater; Groundwater availability; Irrigation water
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: This investigation is part of a study of the operation of the Fremont-Madison Irrigation District in southeastern Idaho. The scope of work includes five particular...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Effects of non-continuous turnout operation on the Aberdeen-Springfield canal system. Research technical completion report

Date: 1991-08
Subject: Irrigation water; Pumping; Flow rates; Water level fluctuations; Computer models; Computer simulation
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: The Aberdeen-Springfield Canal, a large open channel irrigation system in southeastern Idaho, is experiencing fluctuating flow rates and water levels due to the non-continuous operation...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Sensitivity analysis of a numerical model of ground water flow in the Pullman-Moscow area, Washington and Idaho

Date: 1991-06
Subject: Groundwater flow; Groundwater management; Computer models
Location: Pullman; Moscow; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: Continued ground water level decline in the Grande Ronde Basalt near Pullman, Washington and Moscow, Idaho demonstrates a need for ground water management policies to...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Idaho streamwalk: a stream monitoring tool for citizens

Date: 1991-06
Subject: Citizen participation; Water quality; Flow characteristics; Substrates; Riparian vegetation; Macroinvertebrates
Abstract: Streamwalk is designed to be used by lay people, people who are interested on learning more about their streams and rivers. It is anticipated that...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Idaho water project update. Spring 1991, No. 1

Date: 1991
Subject:
Abstract: The Idaho Water Project Update a semi-annual newsletter for people concerned with water and water-related issues in Idaho. The importance of these issues is reflected...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Idaho water project update. Fall supplemental issue, 1991

Date: 1991
Subject:
Abstract: The Idaho Water Project Update a semi-annual newsletter for people concerned with water and water-related issues in Idaho. This second, indexed, newsprint format issue contains...
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ground-water pumping impacts on surface water irrigation diversions from Big Lost River

Date: 1991-12
Subject: Water management; Surface water availability; Groundwater depletion; Pumping; Irrigation; Water rights
Location: Big Lost River.
Abstract: The water table in the Big Lost River valley is declining due to increased irrigation pumpage and decreased recharge from surface-water irrigation, resulting from the...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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NHIMS Design document for the Northwest Hydrologic Information Management System (NHIMS); Appendix. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1222-32

Date: 1986-08
Subject: Computer programs; Hydrologic data; Data storage and retrieval
Abstract: A data management system called the Hydrologic Information Storage And Retrieval System (HISARS) is used at the University of Idaho to provide various individuals and...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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NHIMS Northwest Hydrologic Information Management System; user's manual. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1222-32

Date: 1987-08
Subject: Computer programs; Hydrologic data; Data storage and retrieval
Abstract: Between 1975 and 1987, a data management system called HISARS (Hydrologic Information Storage And Retrieval System) was used at the University of Idaho to store...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Evaluation of closed-conduit measuring devices for irrigation diversions. Research technical completion report

Date: 1987-10
Subject: Flowmeters; Irrigation water; Performance evaluation
Abstract: A field evaluation of closed conduit flow measuring systems was conducted to determine technically acceptable devices and develop guidelines for measuring irrigation water diversions from...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Flow measurement using ramped broad crested weirs. Research technical completion report

Date: 1987-11
Subject: Flow measurement; Flowmeter; Irrigation water; Performance evaluation; Weirs; Computer models; Calibrations
Location: Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: A low cost flow measurement device that will provide real-time data is needed for use in irrigation water distribution. In addition it must be easily...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Annual flow statistics and drought characteristics for gaged and ungaged streams in Idaho. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1222-03

Date: 1987-05
Subject: Drought; Streamflow; Estimating; Assessments; Water resources planning; Surface water
Abstract: This study addresses the problem of drought risk assessment for streams within the State of Idaho. As both the demand and competition for surface water...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Development of toxic blue-green algal blooms in Black Lake, Kootenai County, Idaho. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1014-05

Date: 1987-10
Subject: Algae(Blue-green); Anoxic conditions; Algal toxins; Livestock; Cattle; Grazing
Location: Black Lake, North Idaho.
Abstract: Increasing occurrences of blue-green algal blooms in lakes throughout the western United States have been linked to recreational use, sewage inputs, and nonpoint runoff from...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Coeur d'Alene Basin.

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Ground water management under the appropriation doctrine; Part II. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1222-05

Date: 1987-06
Subject: Water rights; Appropriation; Water management
Abstract: States that administer ground water under the prior appropriation doctrine experience similar management problems. A comparison of management activities in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Arizona,...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Ground water in the Pullman-Moscow Area

Date: 1987
Subject: Groundwater; Groundwater development; Groundwater basins; Confined aquifers; Unconfined aquifers; Water supply; Computer models
Location: Pullman; Moscow.
Abstract: This publication is a pamphlet for distribution to the public about the current state of ground water supplies in the Pullman, Washington and Moscow, Idaho...
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Demonstration of monitors for pumping stations. Research technical completion report, contract No. DWR-86-03-21-704-37

Date: 1987-08
Subject: Pumping; Water distribution; Water management
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: Three pump station monitors, two developed by the University of Idaho and the Agricultural Research Service and one developed by Utah State University, were demonstrated...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Hydrology and a mathematical model of ground-water flow in the Pullman-Moscow region, Washington and Idaho

Date: 1987-04
Subject: Groundwater; Groundwater development; Groundwater basins; Confined aquifers; Unconfined aquifers; Water supply; Computer models
Location: Pullman; Moscow; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: Increasing pumpage rates and declining ground-water levels in the Columbia River Basalts of the Pullman-Moscow area of Washington and Idaho indicate a need for ground-water...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Analysis of historical and current drawdown and production data from the Boise geothermal system. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1222-02

Date: 1987-08
Subject: Geothermal resources; Potentiometric level; Hydrologic models
Location: Southern Idaho.
Abstract: Since 1982 withdrawals from the Boise geothermal aquifer system have increased from less than 300 million to over 600 million gals/yr. Prior to 1983 the...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Microcomputer program development for on-farm irrigation systems planning. Research technical completion report, 14-08-0001-G1222-04

Date: 1987-05
Subject: Computer models; Computer simulation; Irrigation practices; Irrigation systems; Irrigation scheduling; Optimization
Abstract: A simulation modeling package has been developed for the purpose of critically evaluation on-farm irrigation water supply and application systems under Pacific Northwest conditions. The...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Near-surface groundwater responses to injection of geothermal wastes. Research technical completion report, project DE-AM07-81ID12210

Date: 1984-06
Subject: Geothermal studies; Injection wells; seismology; Underground waste disposal; Groundwater
Abstract: Experiences with injecting geothermal fluids have identified technical problems associated with geothermal waste disposal. This report assesses the feasibility of injection as an alternative for...

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Evaluation of irrigation management procedures for geothermal effluent. Research technical completion report, contract No. DE-AS07-80ID12167

Date: 1984-06
Subject: Geothermal studies; Geothermal power; Effluent; Aquifers; Irrigation; Surface irrigation; Climate
Location: Malta; Southern Idaho.
Abstract: An investigation was conducted to determine the feasibility of geothermal power plant effluent disposal by surface irrigation and the resulting impact on the shallow aquifer....
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Application of a numerical ground-water flow model to the Mud Lake area in southeastern Idaho. Research technical completion report, contract no. 14-08-0001-A-0016

Date: 1984-12
Subject: Computer simulation; Aquifer management; Hydraulic gradient; Transmissivity; Groundwater recharge
Location: Mud Lake; Snake River Basin; Southeastern Idaho.
Abstract: The regional Snake Plain aquifer is the primary source of ground water throughout the eastern Snake River Plain including the Mud Lake area. Ground-water flow...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Identification of snow cover depletion patterns in the Boise River Basin using satellite imagery. Project no. DACW68-83-M-5737

Date: 1984-06
Subject: Satellite technology; Snow cover; Snowmelt; Runoff; Topographic mapping
Location: Boise River Basin; Southern Idaho.
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to develop snow cover area maps for the Boise River Basin in Idaho. Landsat satellite imagery was used as...
Collection: Boise Basin.

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Fish abundance upstream from Dworshak Dam following exclusion of steelhead trout. Technical completion report, project WRIP/371404

Date: 1984-06
Subject: Anadromous fish; Trout; Fish populations; population density
Abstract: Fish abundance was determined by underwater fish counts in selected locations on twelve tributary streams of the North Fork Clearwater River, Idaho. Fish numbers, species...

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Catalog of water reports pertinent to the municipal water supply of Pullman, Washington and Moscow, Idaho - a summary

Date: 1984-04
Subject: Water supply management; Bibliographies
Location: Moscow-Pullman; Northern Idaho.
Abstract: This is an annotated bibliography of developed reports that have been written on water supply development in the Moscow, Idaho and Pullman, Washington area, with...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: Palouse Basin.

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Feasibility of direct utilization of selected geothermal water for aquaculture of Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Research technical completion report, WRIP/371409

Date: 1984-05
Subject: Aquaculture; Crustaceans (Decapod)(Shrimps and Prawns); Geothermal studies
Abstract: The purpose of the study reported was to test the feasibility of direct utilization of geothermal water for the aquaculture f Malaysian freshwater prawns (Macrobrachium...
Series: Water for Idaho.
Collection: IWRRI.

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Remote sensing for irrigated crop water use; Phase I. Technical completion report

Date: 1985-11
Subject: