Oklahoma Water Science Center
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Water Resources of Oklahoma
Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Web page for the water resources of Oklahoma; this is your direct link to a resource of diversified water information. Here you'll find information on Oklahoma's rivers and streams. You'll also find information about ground water, water quality, and many other topics. The USGS operates the most extensive satellite network of stream-gaging stations in the state, many of which form the backbone of flood-warning systems...
Oklahoma Data Highlights
2012 Water Data Report Now Available
The 2012 USGS Water Data Report is now available to provide a snapshot of water conditions for a given year. The report includes text and map interfaces that can be used to identify and access an area of interest, locate sites where water data were collected for various Water Years
Instantaneous Data Archive (IDA)
The Instantaneous Data Archive makes available as much intra-day streamflow data and historical instantaneous data continuous (measurements from every 5 to every 60 minutes), as possible, often several years' worth of data.
Investigation of Hydrogeology and Water
The Oklahoma Water Science Center produces publications about water resources.
|SIR 2013-5017 — Hydrogeology, distribution, and volume of saline groundwater in the southern midcontinent and adjacent areas of the United States. By Noël I. Osborn, S. Jerrod Smith, and Christian H. Seger. Prepared in cooperation with the Groundwater Resources Program.|
|SIR 2013-5055 — Pilot study of natural attenuation of arsenic in well water discharged to the Little River above Lake Thunderbird, Norman, Oklahoma, 2012. By William J. Andrews, Jason R. Masoner, Samuel H. Rendon, Kevin A. Smith, James R. Greer, and Logan A. Chatterton. Prepared in cooperation with the City of Norman, Oklahoma.|
|SIR 2013-5030 — Software for analysis of chemical mixtures-composition, occurrence, distribution, and possible toxicity. By Jonathon C. Scott, Kenneth A. Skach, and Patricia L. Toccalino. Prepared by the National Water-Quality Assessment Program.|
|OFR 2012-1255 — Groundwater quality and water-well characteristics in the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma Jurisdictional Area, central Oklahoma, 1948–2011. By Carol J. Becker. Prepared in cooperation with the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma.|
|SIR 2013-5018 — Hydrologic drought of water year 2011 compared to four major drought periods of the 20th century in Oklahoma. By Molly J. Shivers and William J. Andrews. Prepared in cooperation with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.|
|SIR 2013-5011 — Estimation of volume and mass and of changes in volume and mass of selected chat piles in the Picher mining district, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, 2005–10. By S. Jerrod Smith. Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.|
|SIR 2013-5010 — Analysis of environmental setting, surface-water and groundwater data, and data gaps for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Jurisdictional Area, Oklahoma, through 2011. By William J. Andrews, Christopher R. Harich, S. Jerrod Smith, Jason M. Lewis, Molly J. Shivers, Christian H. Seger, and Carol J. Becker. Prepared in cooperation with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.|
|SIR 2012-5253 — Groundwater quality and the relation between pH values and occurrence of trace elements and radionuclides in water samples collected from private wells in part of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma Jurisdictional Area, Central Oklahoma, 2011. By Carol J. Becker. Prepared in cooperation with the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma.|
|SIR 2012-5026 — Dam-breach analysis and flood-inundation mapping for Lakes Ellsworth and Lawtonka near Lawton, Oklahoma By Samuel H. Rendon, Chad E. Ashworth, and S. Jerrod Smith. Prepared in cooperation with the City of Lawton, Oklahoma|
|SIR 2011-5172 — Comparison of Load Estimation Techniques and Trend Analysis for Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Suspended Sediment in the Eucha-Spavinaw Basin, Northwestern Arkansas and Northeastern Oklahoma, 2002–10 By Rachel A. Esralew, William J. Andrews, Monica L. Allen, and Carol J. Becker. Prepared in cooperation with the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma|
|SIR 2011-5029 — Hydrogeology and Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer, South-Central Oklahoma By Scott Christenson, Noel I. Osborn, Christopher R. Neel, Jason R. Faith, Charles D. Blome, James Puckette, and Michael P. Pantea. Prepared in cooperation with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board|
|SIR 2011-5262 — Stable-Isotope Ratios of Hydrogen and Oxygen in Precipitation at Norman, Oklahoma, 1996–2008 By Jeanne B. Jaeschke, Martha A. Scholl, Isabelle M. Cozzarelli, Jason R. Masoner, Scott Christenson, and Haiping Qi. In cooperation with the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency|
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