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PIAHS | Articles | Volume 382
Proc. IAHS, 382, 797–801, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-382-797-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Proc. IAHS, 382, 797–801, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-382-797-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Pre-conference publication 22 Apr 2020

Pre-conference publication | 22 Apr 2020

Groundwater Regulation and the Development of Alternative Source Waters to Prevent Subsidence, Houston Region, Texas, USA

Christina Petersen et al.

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The Houston, Texas, USA area has experienced over 3 m of subsidence due to the development of groundwater since 1906. In 1975, Texas created the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate groundwater use to prevent subsidence. Since that time areas have been converted to alternative source waters, and subsidence rates have been reduced. Conversion continues, with the largest water infrastructure project in the USA ongoing to reduce groundwater use and prevent additional subsidence.
The Houston, Texas, USA area has experienced over 3 m of subsidence due to the development of...
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