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    • Ground-water levels in Illinois through 1961

    • 1963; Groundwater; ISWS RI-45; Russell, Robert R.; Water levels; Wells
    • Systematic measurements of ground-water levels in Illinois were started in the early 1930s in the Chicago region. Measurements were made in 1961 in 220 observation wells in 42 counties throughout the state. In areas remote from pumping centers, no...
    • The 1980-1981 drought in Illinois: causes, dimensions, and impacts

    • 1982; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr., Gary L. Achtemeier, Steven D. Hilberg, H. Vernon Knapp, Robert D. Olson, Wyndham J. Roberts, and Peter G. Vinzani; Droughts; ISWS RI-102; Precipitation (Meteorology) -\- Measurement; Water levels; Water-supply
    • This report addresses the 1980-1981 drought in Illinois. This 15-month drought, which began in February 1980 and was centered in the southern portions of the state, was not one of the extreme droughts of record. However, its importance derives from...
    • Impacts of irrigation and drought on Illinois ground-water resources

    • 1987; Bowman, Jean A., and Mark A. Collins; Droughts; Groundwater; ISWS RI-109; Irrigation
    • This investigation is the first of three phases of a ground-water management study. In this report, effects of irrigation and drought on the ground-water resources of Illinois are examined. Irrigation water use for five soil types is estimated from...
    • Detecting drought conditions in Illinois

    • 1987; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Crops and climate; Droughts; Droughts -\- Forecasting; ISWS C-169; Soil moisture; Stream measurements; Water levels
    • A major study of Illinois droughts was conducted to develop a basis for quantitative assessments of drought conditions in Illinois. Such information should aid decision making related to local and state actions to ameliorate the effects of future...
    • Irrigation practices in Illinois

    • 1991; Bowman, Jean A., and Brian C. Kimpel; ISWS RR-118; Irrigation
    • Biweekly and total irrigation amounts and irrigation scheduling practices were monitored at representative sites in central Illinois during the 1988 and 1989 growing seasons. The purpose was to gather baseline information on average quantities of...
    • The 1988-1989 drought in Illinois: causes, dimensions, and impacts

    • 1992; Droughts; ISWS RR-121; Lamb, Peter J., ed.; Water-supply
    • The 1988-1989 drought was one of the most disastrous droughts in the history of the state. Hydrologic, meteorological, and climatological aspects of the 1988-1989 drought in Illinois are addressed. The drought is evaluated in terms of recipitation,...
    • Streamflow assessment model for the Little Wabash River Watershed : hydrologic analysis

    • 2001; Auxier Creek; Big Muddy Creek; Borah Lake; CIPS Lake; Canal; East Fork Lake (ISWS - Richland County); Elm River; Forbes Lake; Fox River (Richland County); Goose Pond (Wayne County); Greendale Lake; Horse Creek; ISWS CR 2001-14; Illinois...
    • The Illinois Streamflow Assessment Model (ILSAM) is an analytical and information tool developed to predict the frequency of streamflows, and water use impacts on streamflows, for every stream in selected major watersheds in Illinois. The current...
    • Prioritizing Illinois aquifers and watersheds for water supply planning.

    • 2006; Aquifers; ISWS IEM 2006-04; Water-supply; Wehrmann, H. Allen and H. Vernon Knapp.
    • Four aquifer systems and five watersheds in Illinois are identified as most in need of attention for water supply planning and management purposes. The aquifers and watersheds are identified on the basis of limited water supply availability and...
    • Drought planning for small community water systems.

    • 2006; Droughts; ISWS CR 2006-01; Illinois River; Municipal water supply; Stream; Wabash River; Winstanley, Derek, James R. Angel, Timothy P. Bryant, H. Vernon Knapp, Michael A. Palecki, Amy M. Russell, H. Allen Wehrmann.
    • The provision of adequate and secure supplies of clean water at reasonable cost is a cornerstone of social and economic development and national security. Major droughts have occurred in the past and will occur again in the future. Such droughts...
    • The water cycle and water budgets in Illinois: A framework for drought and water-supply planning.

    • 2006; Droughts; ISWS IEM 2006-02; Water-supply; Winstanley, Derek, James R. Angel, Stanley A. Changnon, H. Vernon Knapp, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael A. Palecki, Robert W. Scott, H. Allen Wehrmann.
    • Provision of adequate and reliable supplies of clean water at reasonable cost is a basic necessity for public health, the economy, recreation, and navigation. It is the goal of watersupply planning and management. As water withdrawals increase, so...
    • The 2005 Illinois drought.

    • 2006; Droughts; ISWS IEM 2006-03; Kunkel, Kenneth E (editor), James R. Angel, Stanley A. Changnon, Roger Claybrooke, Steven D. Hilberg, H. Vernon Knapp, Robert S. Larson, Michael Palecki, Robert W. Scott, Derek Winstanley.; Precipitation...
    • Dry conditions in 2005 reached a historic level of severity in some parts of Illinois and ranked as one of the three most severe droughts in Illinois in 112 years of record. The timing of the dryness during the spring and summer, when water demand...
    • DeKalb E-57-Big-Big Yielder

    • Advertising; Agriculture; Corn;
    • back of card: DeKalb E-57 -- Big Big Yielder! Dekalb's leading seller--a real popular bronze hybrid.""Total Performance"" E-57 gives excellent standability, drought tolerance and big yields of quality grain.
    • Illinois Drought Response Task Force Convenes

    • Agriculture; Drought Response Task Force; Governor Pat Quinn; IIS; Preserving Drinking Water; Supplies.; Support the Economic Engines; Wildlife and Natural Areas
    • The state agencies that make up the Drought Response Task Force in Illinois met today to provide recommendations and assistance in dealing with persistent dry weather in the state. At the direction of Governor Quinn, the Task Force met to discuss...
    • Illinois Drought Response Task Force Convenes

    • Agriculture; Drought Response Task Force; Governor Pat Quinn; IIS; Preserving Drinking Water; Supplies.; Support the Economic Engines; Wildlife and Natural Areas
    • The state agencies that make up the Drought Response Task Force in Illinois met today to provide recommendations and assistance in dealing with persistent dry weather in the state. At the direction of Governor Quinn, the Task Force met to discuss...
    • Illinois State Water Survey Annual Report 1999-2000: Future of Illinois Waters . . .

    • aquifer; atmospheric environment; drinking water; drought; ecosystem; environmental science; floodplains; ground water; natural resources; pollutants; pollution; sediment; surface water; water; water quality; watershed
    • The Illinois State Water survey provides reliable data to help ensure safe drinking water and water for industry, navigation, and waste management. Annual report 1999-2000 contains the following information: From the Chief's Desk, Office of the...
    • Economic Opportunity

    • Business and industry: Banking; Business and industry: Unclaimed property; State government: Elected state officials: Illinois Treasurer
    • Through our E-newsletter, we'll share new programs that are being developed, as well as changes to our programs and success stories. This issue contains 2.2 Million to Southern IL manufacturing, $150 Million Emergency Drought Relief Program,...
    • Colonel Edward Prince 1832-1908

    • Construction; Water works; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Colonel Edward Prince, 1832- 1908. A Lawyer who built a 3 story Romanesque stone home at 1680 Maine St. Prince is noted as the "father' of Quincy's modern water system. After a severe drought he suggested a system to fill the city's water needs...

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