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Performance of Relief Wells Along Missouri River Levees: 1951-1952 Floods

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a study of the performance of the three relief well systems [along the Missouri River] during the July 1951 and April 1952 floods, and to compare their performance with design predictions. [...] The report includes observed uplift and well-flow data, descriptions of relief well operations during the floods, and an analysis of the effectiveness of the well systems together with discussion and comments on several experimental and test wells" (p. 2).
Date: December 1956
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plan of Study for the Northern Midwest Regional Aquifer-System Analysis

Description: From abstract: Sedimentary rocks of Cambrian and Ordovician age form a major aquifer system in most of Wisconsin and Iowa, northern Illinois, northwestern Indiana, southeastern Minnesota, and northern Missouri. Many metropolitan areas depend on the aquifer for all or part of their water supplies. Declines in potentiometric head have been large in the most heavily pumped areas, most notably Chicago, Milwaukee-Waukesha, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Des Moines.
Date: April 1979
Creator: Steinhilber, W. L. & Young, H. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Executive Correspondence - Letter dtd 07/27/05 to Commissioner Gehman from Iowa Governor Vilsack

Description: Executive Correspondence - Letter dtd 07/27/05 to Commissioner Gehman from Iowa Governor Vilsack thanking the Commissioner for meeting with him to discuss Rock Island Arsenal and expressing his disagreement with DoD_s methods for justifying the relocation of TACOM Rock Island.
Date: August 12, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disaster Tax Relief for the Midwest

Description: The Midwestern Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008 is intended to assist with the recovery from the severe weather that affected the Midwest during the summer of 2008. The Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008 includes some similar provisions, but these are not limited to the Midwest disaster. The disaster relief in the three bills is similar to that provided to assist with the recovery from the 2005 hurricanes and the 2007 Kansas tornadoes. This report broadly discusses the disaster relief provisions in other relevant legislation.
Date: August 20, 2008
Creator: Lunder, Erika
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 09/12/05 to Chairman Principi from Iowa Senator Charles Grassley

Description: Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 09/12/05 to Chairman Principi from Iowa Senator Charles Grassley. The Senator questions the quality of information used by the Commission and the Commission’s reasoning behind their decision to approve DoD’s recommendation to close Rock Island Arsenal. The Senator provides a list of question for the Commission to answer.
Date: September 14, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department