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Ken A. Rainwater , Ph.D., P.E., DEE
Department of Civil Engineering
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-1022

Tel:(806) 742-3490 Ext. 257
Fax: (806) 742-3449
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Recent Publications

  1. Rao, B., Anderson, T.A., Orris, G.J., Rainwater, K.A., Rajagopalan, S., Sandvig, R.M., Scanlon, B.R., Stonestrom, D.A., Walvoord, M.A., and Jackson, W.A. (2007). "Widespread Natural Perchlorate in Unsaturated Zones of Dry Regions," Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 41, no. 33, pp. 4487-4832.
  2. Swift, A., Rainwater, K., Chapman, J., Noll, D., Jackson, A., Ewing, B., Song, L., Ganesan, G., Marshall, R., Doon, V., and Nash, P. 2009. "Wind Power and Water Desalination Technology Integration," Report 146, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado, 400 p.
  3. Rainwater, K., Ganesan, G., Gitz, D, Zartman, R., Hudnall, W., and Smith, L., 2009. "Estimating Recharge through Playa Lakes to the Southern High Plains Aquifer," Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H53G-1021.
  4. Venkataraman, K., Rainwater, K., Jackson, W.A., and Ridley, M.K., 2009. "Speciation and Source Identification for Arsenic in the Southern High Plains Aquifer," Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H51I-0895.
  5. Rainwater, K., Fish, E., Zartman, R., and Beierle, M., 2010. "Evaluation of the White River Watershed," Final Report, White River Municipal Water District, Spur, Texas, 57 p.
  6. Rainwater, K., Hayhoe, K., and Baake, K., 2010. "Quantifying Effects of Long-Term Climate Change on Precipitation and Evaporation," Final Report, USDA-ARS Ogallala Aquifer Program, http://www.ogallala.ars.usda.gov/report.php, 31 p.


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