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Annual Water Resources Data Reports

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2013

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2012

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2011

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2010

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2009

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2008

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2007

Water-Data Report WDR-US-2006

Note: Beginning with Water Year 2006, the Annual Data Report is a national report only and the reference to a local state report is discontinued.

Water-Data Report KY-05-01

Water-Data Report KY-04-01

Water-Data Report KY-03-1

Water-Data Report KY-02-1

Water-Data Report KY-01-1

Water-Data Report KY-00-1

Water-Data Report KY-99-1


Facing Tomorrow's Challenges - U.S. Geological Survey Science in the Decade 2007-2017 [CIRCULAR 2007-1309]

Data Series

A Compilation of Provisional Karst Geospatial Data for the Interior Low Plateaus Physiographic Region, Central United States [DS 2008-339]

Journal Articles

new image graphicDetermination of (4-methylcyclohexyl)methanol isomers by heated purge-and-trap GC/MS in water samples from the 2014 Elk River, West Virginia, chemical spill

Significance of Exchanging SSURGO and STATSGO Data When Modeling Hydrology in Diverse Physiographic Terranes: Soil Science Society of America Journal

Open File Reports

Kentucky Public Water-Supply Withdrawals During 1995, 2000, and 2005 [OFR 2007-1209]

Summary of Available Hydrogeologic Data for the Northeast Portion of the Alluvial Aquifer at Louisville, Kentucky [OFR 2006-1146]

Concentrations of Nutrients, Pesticides, and Suspended Sediment in the Karst Terrane of the Sinking Creek Basin, Kentucky [OFR 2006-1091]

Compilation of Concentrations of Total Selenium in Water, Coal in Bottom Material, and Field Measurement Data for Selected Streams in Eastern Kentucky, July 1980 [OFR 2005-1230]

Ground-Water Levels and Precipitation Data at the Maxey Flats Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Site near Morehead, Kentucky, October 1988 - September 2000 [OFR 02-357]

Scientific Investigation Maps

Flood-Inundation Maps for a 6.5-Mile Reach of the Kentucky River at Frankfort, Kentucky [SIM 2013-3278]

Flood-Inundation Maps for an 8.9-Mile Reach of the South Fork Little River at Hopkinsville, Kentucky [SIM 2013-3242]

Methods of Noninvasive Bathymetric and Velocity Surveys for Impoundment Safety - A Case Study of Herrington Lake at Dix Dam near Burgin, Kentucky [SIM 2012-3198]

Scientific Investigation Reports

Phase II Modification of the Water Availability Tool for Environmental Resources (WATER) for Kentucky: The Sinkhole-Drainage Process, Point-and-Click Basin Delineation, and Results of Karst Test-Basin Simulations [SIR 20125071]

Source-Water Susceptibility Assessment in Texas: Approach and Methodology [SIR 2011-5197]

Estimation of Suspended-Sediment Concentration from Total Suspended Soilds and Turbidity Data for Kentucky [JAWRA 47(4):739-749]

Trends in Surface-Water Quality at Selected Ambient-Monitoring Network Stations in Kentucky, 19792004 [SIR 2009-5027]

Concentrations, and Estimated Loads and Yields of Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus at Selected Stations in Kentucky, 19792004 [SIR 2009-5240]

Methods for Estimating Selected Low-Flow Frequency Statistics for Unregulated Streams in Kentucky [SIR 2010-5217]

Inventory and Statistical Analysis of Sediment Data for Streams in Kentucky, 1950-2008 [SIR 2009-5035]

Concentrations, and Estimated Loads and Yields of Nutrients and Suspended Sediment in the Little River Basin, Kentucky, 2003-04 [SIR 2006-5204]

Occurrence, Distribution, Loads, and Yields of Selected Pesticides in the Little River Basin, Kentucky, 2003-04 [SIR 2006-5142]

Water-Resources Investigations Reports

Estimating the Magnitude of Peak Flows for Streams in Kentucky for Selected Recurrence Intervals [WRIR 03-4180]

Estimating Mean Annual Streamflow of Rural Streams in Kentucky [WRIR 02-4206]

Calibration and Validation of a Two-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model of the Ohio River, Jefferson County, Kentucky [WRIR 01-4091]

Estimated Loads and Yields of Suspended Solids and Water-Quality Constituents in Kentucky Streams [WRIR 01-4075]

Hydrologic and Water-Quality Characterization and Modeling of the Chenoweth Run Basin, Jefferson County, Kentucky [WRIR 00-4239]

Estimation of Peak-Discharge Frequency of Urban Streams in Jefferson County Kentucky [WRIR 97-4219]

Fact Sheets

The Loads of Selected Herbicides in the Ohio River Basin, 1997-2000 [USGS Fact Sheet 089-02]

Pesticides and Nutrients in Karst Springs in the Green River Basin, Kentucky, May-September 2001 [FS-133-01]

Use of an Acoustic Ranging System to Monitor Sediment Deposition and Erosion for the Protection of an Endangered Mussel below the Olmsted Locks and Dam, Illinois [FS-127-97]

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