Groundwater
Bannock County Groundwater

Reference List for the Curious Reader


Lower Portneuf Valley and Surrounding Area Published References

Geological & Hydrological:

  • Armstrong, F.C., and Oriel, S.S., 1965, Tectonic development of the Idaho-Wyoming thrust belt: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v.49, p.1847-1866.
  • Bankey, V., Webring, M.1, Mabey, D.R., Kleinkopf, M.D., and Bennett, E.H. (1985) Complete bouguer gravity anomaly map of Idaho; U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1773.
  • Bankey, V. and Kleinkoph, M.D. (1988) Bouguer gravity anomaly map and four derivative maps of Idaho; U.S.Geological Survey Geophysical Investigations Map GP-978.
  • Bannock County, 1993, Letter of Intent, Fugitive road dust control strategies, Bannock County highway Department, November 8, 1993, 2 pp.
  • Bannock County, 2008, Comprehensive Plan, Adopted June 16, 2008.
  • Bannock County, 2004, Remediation monitoring summary report, Fort Hall Canyon landfill, Bannock County, Idaho, prepared by Maxim Technologies, 32 pp.
  • Barton, G.J., 2004, Surface and ground-water relations on the Portneuf River, and temporal changes in ground-water levels in the Portneuf Valley, Caribou and Bannock Counties, 2001-2, U.S. Geological Survey, Scientific Investigations report 2004-5170, 34 pp.
  • BBC Research and Consulting, 2001, A Progress Report to the Idaho Legislature: Economic Impacts of Enhanced Aquifer Protection for the Lower Portneuf River Valley, January 4, 2001.
  • BBC Research and Consulting, 2001, Economic Impacts of Enhanced Aquifer Protection for the Lower Portneuf River Valley Aquifer, Final Report, September 5, 2001.
  • BBC Research and Consulting, 2002, The Business Community Perspective on Enhanced Protection for the Lower Portneuf River Valley Aquifer, Final Report, February 7, 2002.
  • Balmer, D.K. and J.B. Noble, 1979. Water Resources of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation; Final Report to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Robinson & Noble, Inc., Tacoma, Washington, 227 pp.
  • Bond, J.G. (1978) Geologic map of Idaho, Bureau of Mines and Geology, Moscow, Idaho, Scale 1:500,000.
  • Bones, D.G. (1978) Seismicity of the Intermountain seismic belt in southeastern Idaho and western Wyoming, and tectonic implications; Master’s Thesis, University of Utah, 130 pp.
  • Brown and Caldwell Consultants, 1992, Preliminary hydrogeologic assessment in the vicinity of Fort Hall Canyon Landfill, Bannock County, Idaho. Brown and Caldwell Consultants, Boise, Idaho.
  • Brown and Caldwell 1994. Phase II Hydrogeologic assessment report, Bannock County, Idaho, Volumes 1 and 2. Brown and Caldwell Consultants, Boise, Idaho.
  • Burgel, W.D., Rodgers, D.W. and Link, P.K. (1987). Mesozoic and Cenozoic structures of the Pocatello Region, Southeastern Idaho; in W.R. Miller (ed.), The Thrust Belt Revisited, Wyoming Geol. Assoc., 38th Field Conference Guidebook, pp. 91-100.
  • Bush, R.R. 1980. Gravity survey of the Tyhee area, Bannock Co., Idaho; M.S. thesis, Idaho State University, 33 pp.
  • Carr, W.J. and Trimble, D.E. (1963) Geology of the American Falls Quadrangle, Idaho; USGS Bulletin 1121-G, 44p.
  • CH2M-Hill 1992. Phase I site assessment final report, Pocatello Creek landfill hydrologic investigation, Pocatello, Idaho. CH2M-Hill, Boise, Idaho, report BOI3319.A1.
  • CH2M-Hill, 1994a, Hydrogeology and assessment of TCE contamination in the southern portion of the Pocatello aquifer: Phase I Aquifer Management Plan Draft Report, report RM#33319.C1, 100 p.
  • CH2M-Hill 1994b. Results of the test drilling program for the City of Chubbuck, Idaho ā€“ Final Report, report RMW37399.A1.T3, 26 pp.
  • CH2M-Hill, 1994c, Final site assessment report, Pocatello Creek landfill hydrogeologic investigation, Pocatello, Idaho, report RME33319B1, 85 pp.
  • CH2M-Hill, 1995a, Groundwater sampling results, City of Chubbuck test wells No. 1 and No. 3, technical memorandum, CH2M-Hill, Boise, Idaho, project 117321.C1.T5.
  • CH2M-Hill 1995b. Contaminant source inventory and groundwater threat characterization report, City of Pocatello Well Head Demonstration Project, 57 pp..
  • CH2M-Hill 1996, Well construction and completion report for Chubbuck municipal well No. 5, CH2M-Hill, Boise, Idaho, report 117321.C1.T4.
  • Chang, K-T, Jankowski, Piote, Otawa, Toru, and McGown, Mary, 1994, Groundwater vulnerability mapping, 1994, Idaho Water Resources Research Institute, Moscow, Idaho.
  • Chen, S., 2001, Hydrogeochemical Studies of the Portneuf River, Southeastern Idaho, [M.S. thesis]: Pocatello, Idaho State University, 134pp.
  • City of Chubbuck, 1995, Analytical Data Summary on Topographic Map, written communication from Steve Smart, City of Chubbuck, Chubbuck, Idaho.
  • City of Chubbuck, 2002, Comprehensive Plan.
  • City of Pocatello, 2003, Our Valley Our Vision, City of Pocatello 2003 Comprehensive Plan.
  • City of Pocatello, 1995a, City of Pocatello VOC results for selected wells, written communication, City of Pocatello, Pocatello, Idaho.
  • City of Pocatello, 1995b, Facilities plan for the wastewater collection system.
  • City of Pocatello, 1993, Letter of Intent, Fugitive road dust control strategies, Particulate matter (PM10) reduction agreement, November 23, 1993, 2 pp.
  • Cook, J.R. (1980) Hydrochemical and stream sediment reconnaissance, Pocatello 1o x 2o NTMS area, Idaho; D.I. duPont de Nemours and Company, for U.S. Department of Energy, Report GJBX-161(80), plate 1A, scale 1:250,000.
  • Cook, K.L. and R.K. Nye (1979) Effects of the Pocatello Valley (Idaho-Utah border) earthquake of March 28, 1975 (UTC); in Arabasz, W.J., Smith, R.B., and Richins, W.D., editors, Earthquake Studies in Utah 1850 to 1978, p. 445-457.
  • Corbett, M.K., J.E. Anderson and J.C. Mitchell, 1980. An evaluation of thermal water occurrences in the Tyhee area, Bannock County, Idaho; Water Information Bulletin, Idaho Dept. of Water Resources, Boise, ID, 67 pp.
  • Crosthwaite, E.G. 1957. Ground water possibilities south of the Snake River between Twin Falls and Pocatello, ID; USGS Water Supply Paper 1460-C.
  • Eaton, G.P. (1982) The Basin and Range Province: Origin and tectonic significance; Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science, v.10, p.409-440.
  • Goldstein, F.J. 1981. Hydrogeology and water quality of Michaud Flats, Southeast Idaho; Idaho State Univ., M.S. thesis, 80 pp.
  • Hackett, W.R. and Smith, R.P. (1992) Quaternary volcanism, tectonics, and sedimentation in the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory area; in Wilson, J.R., editor, Field guide to geologic excursions in Utah and adjacent areas of Nevada, Idaho, and Wyoming, Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain Section Guidebook, Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 92-3, p.1-18.
  • Harvey, R.W., L.H. George, R.L. Smith, and D.R. LeBlanc, 1989, Transport of microspheres and indigenous bacteria through a sandy aquifer: results of naturaland forced-gradient tracer experiments: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 23, p. 51-56.
  • Hatry, P. H., and others, 1992, Suggestions for state and local groundwater protection programs, the Urban Institute.
  • Houser, B. 1992. Quaternary stratigraphy of an area northeast of American Falls in the eastern Snake River Plain; Geol. Soc. America Memmoir 179, pp. 269-288.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), 1989a, Idaho groundwater protection manual for local officials.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), 1989b, The kraft road rile.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), 1996, List of reported LUST sites in Idaho through April 1, 1996.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), City of Chubbuck Source Water Assessment Final Report, November 1, 2000.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), City of Pocatello Source Water Assessment Final Report, November 27, 2000.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), 2004, Non-sewered land parcels in the lower Portneuf River valley; unpublished map.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), 2008 Nitrate Priority Area Delineation and Ranking Process, December 2008.
  • IDWR, 1993, Compilation of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the statewide groundwater quality monitoring program, Idaho Department of Water Resources, Boise, Idaho.
  • IDWR, 2003, Memorandum: Evaluation of ground water conditions at Wildhorse Ridge PWS wells, Idaho Dept. of Water resources, from Joe Baldwin to Barbara Jones, IDEQ, 9 pp.
  • ITD, 1993, Letter of Intent, Fugitive road dust control strategies, Idaho Transportation Department, December 1, 1993, 2 pp.
  • Jacobsen, N.D. 1982. Ground water conditions in the eastern part of Michaud Flats, Fort Hall Indian Reservation; USGS Open File Rept. 82-570, 35 pp.
  • Jacobsen, N.D. 1984. Hydrogeology of eastern Michaud Flats, Fort Hall Indian Reservation; USGS Water Resources Investigations Rept. 84-4201, 31 pp.
  • Jasmer, R.M. 1987. Hydrocompaction hazards due to collapsible loess in Southeastern Idaho; M.S. thesis, Idaho State University, 129 pp.
  • Kellogg, K.S., 1992, Cretaceous thrusting and Neogene block rotation in the northern Portneuf Range region, southeastern Idaho, in Link, P.K., Kuntz, M.A., and Platt, L.B., eds., Regional Geology of Eastern Idaho and Western Wyoming: Geological Society of America Memoir 179, p. 95-113.
  • Kindel, G. and others 1991. Geological and hydrogeological characterization of the Fort Hall Canyon landfill site, Bannock County, Idaho; Proc., 27th Engineering Geology and Geological Engineering Symp., Logan, Utah, pp. 33-1 to 33-8.
  • LaPoint, P.J. 1977. Preliminary photogeological map of the eastern Snake River Plain; USGS Misc. Field Studies Map MF-850, 1:250000.
  • LeFebre, G.B. 1984. Geology of the Chinks Peak area, Pocatello Range, Bannock County, Idaho; Idaho State Univ., M.S. thesis, 61 pp.
  • Link, P.K., LeFebre, G.B, Pogue, K.R. and Burgel, W.D. (1985). Structural geology between the Putnam Thrust and tghe Snake River Plain, Southeastern Idaho; in Utah Geol. Assoc. Publ. 14, Orogenic Patterns and Stratigraphy of North-Central Utah and southeastern Idaho, pp. 97-117.
  • Link, P.K., and Stanford, L.R., 1999, Geologic map compilation of the Pocatello 30×60 minute Quadrangle, Idaho: Idaho Geological Survey Technical Report 99-02, scale 1:100,000.
  • Link, P.K., Jansen, S.T., Halimdihardja, P., Lande, A., Zahn, P., 1987, Stratigraphy of the Brigham Group (Late Proterozoic-Cambrian), Bannock, Portneuf, and Bear River Ranges, southeastern Idaho, in Miller, W.R., ed., The Thrust Belt Revisited: Wyoming Geological Association 38th Annual Field Conference Guidebook, p.133-148.
  • Ludlum, J.C. 1943. Structure and stratigraphy of part of the Bannock Range, Idaho; Geol. Soc. America Bull. 54.
  • MSE, 1991, Pocatello Creek Landfill preliminary investigation.
  • Maguire, T. D., 1995, (Draft) Comprehensive review of groundwater contaminants impacting the lower Portneuf aquifer, Pocatello, Idaho; Idaho Dept. Health and Welfare, Div. Environmental Quality, Southeastern Idaho Regional Office.
  • Mansfield, G.R. 1920. Geography, geology and mineral resources of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation; USGS Bull. 713.
  • McCurry, S.W., M.S. Coyne and E. Perfect, 1998, Fecal coliform transport through intact soil blocks amended with poultry manure: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 27, p. 86-92.
  • McDole, R.E. 1969. Loess deposits adjacent to the Snake River Plain in the vicinity of Pocatello; Univ. Idaho, Ph.D. dissertation, 231 pp.
  • McDole, R. and others 1973. Identification of paleosols and the Fort Hall geosol in Southeast Idaho loess deposits; Soil Sci. Soc. Am. 37, 611-616.
  • Meehan, C.W., 2005. Geochemistry of the Southern Pocatello Aquifer and its Implications for Aquifer Recharge and Contamination Potential; Idaho State University M.S. thesis, 202 pp.
  • Meehan, C. and Welhan, J.A. 1994. Impact of leachable sulfate on the quality of groundwater in the Pocatello aquifer; Proc. 30th Symp. Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, Boise, ID; pp.19-35.
  • Montgomery Watson, 1996, City of Pocatello sewer extension facilities plan, 23pp.
  • Muller, S.C. 1978. The geology and distribution of base-metal deposits in the Fort Hall mining district, Bannock County, Idaho; M.S. thesis, Idaho State University, 194 pp.
  • Norvitch, R.F. and A.L. Larson, 1970. A Reconnaissance of the Water Resources in the Portneuf River Basin; Idaho Dept. of Reclamation, Water Information Bulletin 16, 58 pp.
  • O’Conner, 1990. Hydrology, hydraulics and sediment transport of Pleistocene Lake Bonneville flooding on the Snake River, Idaho; Ph.D. diss., Univ. Arizona, Tucson, 192 pp.
  • Ore, H.T. 1982. Tertiary and Quaternary evolution of the landscape in the Pocatello, Idaho, area; Northwest Geology 11, pp. 31-36.
  • Osier, T.A., 2004, The Neogene-Quaternary Topographic Development of the Portneuf Valley, Bannock County, Southeast Idaho [M.S. thesis]: Pocatello, Idaho State University, 106pp.
  • Parliman, D.J. 1982. Ground water quality in east-central Idaho valleys; USGS Open File Rept. 81-1011, 55pp.
  • Parliman, D.J. 1987. Hydrogeology and water quality of areas with persistent ground water contamination near Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho; USGS Water Res. Investigations Rept. 87-4150, 102 pp.
  • Parliman, D.J., 2002, Analysis of nitrate (NO3-N) concentration trends in 25 groundwater-quality management areas, Idaho, 1961-2001: USGS, Water resources Investigations report 02-4056, 18pp.
  • Pelton, J.R. , Dougherty, M.E. and Welhan, J.A. 1994. Interpretation of shallow seismic refraction data using raytracing inversion: a simple example from a groundwater resource study in Pocatello, Idaho; Proc. 30th Symp. Engineering Geology and Geotechnical
  • Pierce, K.L., Fosberg, M.A., Scott, W.E., Lewis, G.C., and Colman, S.M. (1982) Loess deposits of southeastern Idaho: Age and correlation of the upper two loess units; in Bonnichsen, B. and Breckenridge, R.M., editors, Cenozoic Geology of Idaho, Idaho Bureau and Mines and Geology Bulletin 26, p.717-725.
  • Pudney, W., 1994, Physical properties of sediments affecting saturated vertical water flow at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory: Idaho State University M.S. thesis, 92 p.
  • Reid, T.V., Welhan, J.A. and Pelton, J.R. 1995. Gravity-defined subsurface structure and geometry of the lower Portneuf River Aquifer; Proc. 31th Symp. Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, Logan, Utah; pp. 429-442.
  • Reid, T.V., 1997. Gravity-Derived Subsurface Paleomorphology and Structure of the Lower Portneuf River Valley, Pocatello, Idaho; Idaho State University M.S. thesis, 72 pp.
  • Rember, W.C. and Bennett, E.H. 1979. Geologic map of the Pocatello quadrangle, Idaho; Idaho Bur. Mines Geology, Geologic Map Series, Pocatello 2 deg quadrangle, 1:250000.
  • Richins, W. D. and W. J. Arabasz (1985) Seismicity of southeastern Idaho based on seismic monitoring using regional and temporary local networks, Geol. Soc. Am. Rocky Mountain Section Meeting Abstracts with Program 17, 261.
  • Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates, 1997, Coliform bacteria in a domestic well owned by Bud Hildreth: report and recommendations in memorandum of Dec. 1, 1997.
  • Rodgers, D.W., Ore, H.T. and Link, P.K. 1994. Geologic history of the Pocatello area; unpubl. manuscript, 12 pp.
  • Rodgers, D.W. and K.L. Othberg, 1999. Geologic Map of the Pocatello South Quadrangle, Bannock and Power Counties, Idaho. 1:24,000; Idaho Geological Survey Map GM-26.
  • Scott, W.E. 1982. Surficial geology map of the eastern Snake River Plain and adjacent areas; USGS Misc. Investigations Series. Map I – 1372.
  • Scott, W.E., Pierce, K.L., Bradbury, J.P. and Forester, R.M. 1982. Revised Quaternary stratigraphy and chronology in the American Falls Area, southeastern Idaho; in Cenozoic Geology in Idaho, B. Bonnichsen and R.M. Breckenridge, eds., Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology Bull. 26, pp. 581-595.
  • Seitz, H. and Norvitch, R. 1979. Ground water quality in Bannock, Bear Lake, Caribou and part of Power Counties, Southeast Idaho; USGS Water Resources Investigations 79-14, 51 pp.
  • Stearns, H.T. and others 1938. Geology and water resources in the Snake River Plain in Southeast Idaho; USGS Water Supply Paper 774.
  • Townley, L.R. and M.G. Trefley, 2000, Surface water-ground water interaction near shallow circular lakes: Flow geometry in three dimensions: Water Resources Research, v. 36, p.935-949.
  • Trimble, D.E. 1976. Geology of the Michaud and Pocatello Quadrangles, Bannock and Power Counties, U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1400, 88pp.
  • U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1987, Soil Survey of Bannock County Area, Idaho, Parts of Bannock and Power Counties.
  • U.S. Geological Survey, 1974, Pocatello South topographic quadrangle, 1:24,000 scale.
  • USGS, 2005, Streamflow statistics for Idaho for the Portneuf River at Pocatello, Idaho, U.S. Geological Survey, http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/
  • Welhan, J. and C. Meehan, 1994, Hydrogeology of the Pocatello aquifer: Implications for wellhead protection strategies: Proceedings, 30th Symposium, Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, p. 1-18.
  • Welhan, J., C. Meehan and T. Reid, 1996, The lower Portneuf River valley aquifer: A geologic / hydrologic model and its implications for wellhead protection strategies: Final Report, EPA Wellhead Protection Demonstration Program and City of Pocatello Aquifer Characterization Project, 48 p. plus appendices.
  • Welhan, J., 2001, Ground-Water Interactions Near the Highway Pond Gravel Pit, Pocatello, Idaho, Idaho Geological Survey Staff Report 01-3.
  • Welhan, J., 2006, Water Balance and Pumping Capacity of the Lower Portneuf River Valley Aquifer, Bannock County, Idaho, Idaho Geological Survey Staff Report 06-5.
  • West, S.W. and Kilburn, C. 1963. Ground water for irrigation in part of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation; USGS Water Supply Paper 1576-D.
  • West, D., 2001, Nitrates in ground water, a continuing issue for Idaho citizens, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, 21pp.
  • Wilhem, S. R., S. L. Schiff, and J. A. Cherry, 1994, Biogeochemical Evolution of Domestic Waste Water in Septic Systems: 1. Conceptual Model, Groundwater, Vol. 32, No. 6, November-December 1994.
  • Winter, G., Baldwin, J., Wicherski, B. and Richlen, S. 1994. Black Cliffs ground water quality study: nitrate impact; IDEQ Ground Water Quality Technical Report No. 4, 23 pp.
  • Yee, J. J. and Souaza, W. R., 1984, Quality of Groundwater in Idaho, USGS Open-file Report 83-50, 78 p.
  • Zeitz, I., Gilbert, F.P., and Kirby, J.R. (1978) Aeromagnetic map of Idaho; U.S. Geological Survey Geophysical Investigations Map GPā€‘920.

Portneuf River Surface Water & Biological:

  • Baldwin, J., B. Wicherski, C. Cody, and R. Taylor. 2004. Evaluation of water quality impacts associated with FMC and Simplot phosphate ore processing facilities, Pocatello, Idaho. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Boise, Idaho. 101 pp.
  • Barton, G. J. 2004. Surface and Groundwater Relations on the Portneuf River and Temporal Changes in Groundwater Levels in the Portneuf Valley, Caribou and Bannock Counties, Idaho 2001-2002. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Report 2004-5170. 50 pp.
  • Brock, J. T. and A. M. Ray. 2004. Quality Assurance Project Plan for the Lower Portneuf River Monitoring Project. Submitted to U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 Watershed Restoration Unit, Seattle, Washington. Approved 23 July 2004.
  • Capurso, J. (unpublished report). Caribou-Targhee National Forest 2001 Westside Ranger District Fish Distribution Surveys from USDA Forest Service Files.
  • Correll, D. 1998. The role of phosphorus in the eutrophication of receiving waters: a review. Journal of Environmental Quality 27:261-266.
  • Earl, S. E., H. M. Valett, and J. R. Webster. 2006. Nitrogen saturation in stream ecosystems. Ecology 87:3140-3151.
  • Fore, L. and W. Bollman. 2000. Stream habitat index in Idaho stream ecological assessment framework: an integrated approach, C. Grafe, editor. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Boise, Idaho. 107 pp.
  • Fore, L. S. and C. Grafe. 2002a. Using diatoms to assess the biological condition of large rivers in Idaho (USA). Freshwater Biology 47:2015-2037.
  • Fore, L. S. and C. S. Grafe. 2002b. River diatom index in Idaho river ecological assessment framework: an integrated approach, C. Grafe, editor. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Boise, Idaho. 232 pp.
  • Grafe, C. S.(editor). 2002. Idaho River Ecological Assessment Framework: an Integrated Approach. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality; Boise, Idaho. 304 pp.
  • Grafe, C. S., C. A. Mebane, M. J. McIntyre, D. A. Essig, D. H. Brandt, and D. T. Mosier. 2002. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Water Body Assessment Guidance, Second Edition-Final. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality; Boise, Idaho. 232 pp.
  • Hopkins, J. M. 2007. Spatial and temporal evaluation of macroinvertebrate communities in the Portneuf River, Idaho & an inquiry-based field and laboratory exercise on in-stream leaf litter decay. Doctor of Arts Dissertation, Idaho State University, 185 pp.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, 2010, Portneuf River TMDL Revision and Addendum, Pocatello, Idaho, Approved February 2010.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. 2007. Upper Portneuf River Fish Tissue and Water Column Mercury Sampling Results 2007. Pocatello, Idaho. 9 pp.
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. 2001. Portneuf River TMDL Water Body Assessment and Total Maximum Daily Load. Pocatello, Idaho. 249 pp. Approved April 2001.
  • Jessup, B. and J. Gerritsen. 2000. Development of a multimetric index for biological assessment of Idaho streams using benthic macroinvertebrates. Prepared for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Tetra Tech, Inc. Owings Mills, Maryland. 43 pp.
  • Kosterman, M. A., D. Sharp, and R. Remington. 2008. Idaho Assessment of Ecological Condition: A Part of the EMAP Western Pilot Project. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Boise, Idaho. 168 pp.
  • Marcarelli, A. M., H. A. Bechtold, A. T. Rugenski, and R. S. Inouye. 2009. Nutrient limitation of biofilm biomass and metabolism in the Upper Snake River basin, southeast Idaho, USA. Hydrobiologia doi:10.1007/s10750-008-9615-6.
  • Mebane, C. A. 2002. Stream fish index. in ). Idaho stream ecological assessment framework: an integrated approach. Grafe, C. S., editor. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Boise, Idaho. 57 pp.
  • Mebane, C. A., T. R. Maret, R. M. Hughes. 2003. An Index of Biological Integrity (IBI) for the Pacific Northwest rivers. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 132:239-261.
  • Mende, J. 1989. Portneuf River Assessment. Job Completion Report for 1986-1988. Project F-71-R-12, Subproject III, Job No. 4. Idaho Department of Fish and Game in Cooperation with Idaho State University. Pocatello, Idaho. 60 pp.
  • Mende, J., C. Rawlins, P. Burnett, and R. Scully. 2000. Regional fisheries management investigations Southeast Region (Subprojects I-F, II-F, III-F, IV-F). Idaho Department of Fish and Game Report No. 00-04. Boise, Idaho. 68 pp.
  • Meyer, K. 2000. Assessment of native salmonids above Hells Canyon Dam, Idaho. 1999 Annual Progress Report. Idaho Fish and Game Report No. 00-60. Boise, Idaho. 42 pp.
  • Meyer, K. A., F. S. Elle, and J. R. Lamansky, Jr. 2007. Assessment of Native Salmonids above Hells Canyon Dam, Idaho. 2006 Annual Report. Idaho Department of Fish and Game Report No. 07-50. 32 pp.
  • Meyer, K. A. and J. R. Lamansky, Jr. 2003. Assessment of Native Salmonids above Hells Canyon Dam, Idaho. 2002 Annual Report. Idaho Department of Fish and Game Report No. 03-59. 61 pp.
  • Meyer, K. A. and J. R. Lamansky, Jr. 2004. Assessment of Native Salmonids above Hells Canyon Dam, Idaho. 2003 Annual Report. Idaho Department of Fish and Game Report No. 04-26. 32 pp.
  • Meyer, K. A., D. J. Schill, F. S. Elle, W. C. Schrader, and J. A. Lamansky, Jr. 2001. Native species investigations. Idaho Department of Fish and Game Report No. 01-45. 35 pp.
  • Minshall, G. W. and D. A. Andrews. 1973. An ecological investigation of the Portneuf River, Idaho: a semiarid-land stream subjected to pollution. Freshwater Biology 3:1-30.
  • Perry, J. A. and W. H. Clark. 1990. Groundwater classification through spring chemistry: the lower Portneuf River, Southeastern Idaho, Journal of the Idaho Academy of Sciences 26:55-71.
  • Royer, T. V. and C. A. Mebane. 2002. River Macroinvertebrate Index in Idaho River Ecological Framework: an Integrated Approach C. S. Grafe, editor. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality; Boise, Idaho. Royer, T. V., C. T. Robinson, and G. W. Minshall. 2001. Development of a macroinvertebrate-based index for bioassessment of Idaho rivers. Environmental Management 27:627ā€“636.
  • Stoddard, J., D. Peck, A. Olsen, D. Larsen, J. Van Sickle, C. Hawkins, R. Hughes, T. Whittier, G. Lomnicky, A. Herlihy, P. Kaufmann, S. Peterson, P. Ringold, S. Paulsen, and R. Blair. 2005. Environmental monitoring and assessment program (EMAP): western streams and rivers statistical summary. Report EPA 620/R-05/006. U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. Washington, D.C. 1762 pp.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 1992. Pocatello Flood Control Channel, Portneuf River, Pocatello, Idaho. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Appraisal Study, Inspection of Completed Works, Walla, Walla, Washington.
  • Van Kirk, R. and A. Jenkins. 2005. Hydrologic alteration in the upper Teton watershed and its implications for cutthroat trout restoration. Project completion report for Friends of the Teton River, Driggs, ID. Department of Mathematics, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID. 72 pp.
  • Vinson, D. K. and S. R. Rushforth. 1989. Diatom species composition along a thermal gradient in the Portneuf River, Idaho, USA. Hydrobiologia 185:41-54.
  • Wilhelm, C. P. 2006. Assessing phosphorus inputs in the lower Portneuf River through the measurement of macrophyte biomass. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 42:32-40.
  • Zaroban, D. W., M. P. Mulvey, T.R. Maret, R. M. Hughes, and G. D. Merritt. 1999. Classification of species attributes for Pacific Northwest Freshwater Fishes. Northwest Science 73:81-93.