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City of Austin Watershed Protection and Development Review Department

Publication Date

January 2010

Abstract

Water quality is degrading over time at Main Barton Springs, Austin, Texas, as determined by multiple linear regression analyses (COA 2005). Similar techniques are applied to long-term monitoring data from 5 other Barton-related springs: Upper Barton Springs, Old Mill Springs, Eliza Springs, Backdoor Springs and Cold Springs. Categorical variables representing low-flow condition, laboratory method, filter fraction and analytical method were also used in the regression analysis. Varying temporal trends were observed at study springs. Due to variations in contributing watersheds, local influences, and aquifer mixing, observed temporal trends at other Barton complex springs did not always match observed trends at Main Barton Springs noted in previous analyses. Open Access - Permission by Publisher See Extended description for more information.

Keywords

Backdoor Spring (Travis County, Texas, United States), Barton Springs (Austin, Texas, United States), Cold Spring (Travis County, Texas, United States), Eliza Spring (Travis County, Texas, United States), Old Mill Spring (Travis County, Texas, United States), Upper Barton Spring (Travis County, Texas, United States), United States, Geology

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Geology

Subject: geographic

United States

Language

English

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Text

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Reports, Technical

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K26-04338

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