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Aquifers of the Western Mountain Area: Regional Aquifer Systems of the United States

Co American Water Resources

Aquifers of the Western Mountain Area: Regional Aquifer Systems of the United States

Papers Presented at 23rd Annual Awra Conference and Symposium, N

by Co American Water Resources

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ContributionsJohn S. McLean (Editor), Ivan Johnson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages233
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Open LibraryOL10949618M
ISBN 100608024414
ISBN 109780608024417

  30 day animations of US daily streamflow maps [] Animated WaterWatch streamflow maps showing daily highs and lows. Digital representation of tree species range maps from "Atlas of United States trees" by Elbert L. Little, Jr. (and other publications) [] Maps of the ranges of tree species in North America compiled by Elbert Little and others were digitized for use in USGS vegetation and climate. Predevelopment flow in the Tertiary limestone aquifer, southeastern United States: a regional analysis from digital modeling / (Atlanta, Ga.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, ), by Peter W. Bush and Geological Survey (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust).   However, the integrated model developed by Niswonger et al. focused on a very small study area, which would cover less than 1% of some of the most important groundwater‐dependent agricultural regions in the United States such as the High Plains aquifer ( million acres [, km 2]), the Mississippi embayment alluvial aquifer ( Cited by: 1.


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Aquifers of the Western Mountain Area: Regional Aquifer Systems of the United States by Co American Water Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Regional aquifer systems of the United States, aquifers of the western mountain area: papers presented at 23rd annual AWRA Conference and Symposium, November, Salt Lake City, Utah. [J S McLean; A I Johnson; American Water Resources Association.

Conference; National Regional Aquifer Systems Analysis Program (U.S.)]. Aquifers: Ground Water Atlas of the United States. The Ground Water Atlas of the United States, USGS Hydrologic Atlas (Miller, ), describes the location, hydrologic characteristics, and geologic characteristics of the principal aquifers throughout the 50 States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin groundwater information summarized in the Atlas was collected over many years by. _____b, Lithologic and hydrologic properties of Mesozoic rocks in the upper Colorado River basin, in McLean, J.S., and Johnson, A.I., eds., Regional aquifer systems of the United States-Aquifers of the western mountain area: American Water Resources Association Monogr p.

EPA/// August REGIONAL ASSESSMENT OF AQUIFER VULNERABILITY AND SENSITIVITY IN THE CONTERMINOUS UNITED STATES by Wayne A. Pettyjohn Mark Savoca Dale Self Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma Cooperative Agreement CR Project Officer Jerry Thornhill Extramural Activities And Assistance Division Robert S.

Kerr Environmental. The Memphis, Tennessee area is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world that relies exclusively on groundwater for municipal supply.

Large withdrawals have caused regional water-level declines of up to 70 feet. HIGH PLAINS - The High Plains aquifer (which includes the Ogallala aquifer) underlies parts of eight States and has been. Hydrologic budgets of regional aquifer systems of the United States for predevelopment and development conditions / (Reston, Va.: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Denver, CO: For sale by the U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services, ), by Richard H. Johnston and Geological Survey (U.S.) (page images at.

Regional aquifer-system compaction and land subsidence accompanying groundwater abstraction in susceptible aquifer systems in the USA is a challenge for managing groundwater resources and.

One such aquifer is the Steenkoppies Aquifer, situated west of Tarlton (26°02′–26°13′ S, 27°29′–27°39′ E), which covers an area of km2 with a catchment area of km2. @article{osti_, title = {Predevelopment Water-Level Contours for Aquifers in the Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain area of the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada}, author = {Joseph M.

Fenelon and Randell J. Laczniak and and Keith J. Halford}, abstractNote = {Contaminants introduced into the subsurface of the Nevada Test Site at Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain by underground nuclear. @article{osti_, title = {Relationship of regional water quality to aquifer thermal energy storage}, author = {Allen, R.

D.}, abstractNote = {Ground-water quality and associated geologic characteristics may affect the feasibility of aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) system development in any hydrologic region.

This study sought to determine the relationship between ground-water Cited by: 2. Abstract: Samples of ambient ground water were collected during ‐ from 3, wells in 98 aquifer studies throughout the United States.

None of the sampled wells were selected because of prior knowledge of nearby contamination. Most of these samples were analyzed for 55 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to characterize their national by:   A study of 40 aquifers across the United States by the U.S.

Geological Survey reports that the rate of groundwater depletion has increased dramatically sincewith. The Ogallala Aquifer (oh-guh-LAH-luh) is a shallow water table aquifer surrounded by sand, silt, clay, and gravel located beneath the Great Plains in the United States.

One of the world's largest aquifers, it underlies an area of approximatelysq mi (, km 2) in portions of eight states (South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas).

The High Plains regional aquifer-estimating ground-water pumpage for irrigation, in Swain, L.A., and Johnson. A.I., eds., Regional Aquifer Systems of the United States, Aquifers of the Midwestern Area American Water Resources Association Monograph Series, no.

13, p. Nonetheless, the carbonate strata in and east of the Sacramento Mountains compose a regional aquifer system over a distance of km. Regional carbonate aquifers of similar extent have been demonstrated elsewhere in the region on the basis of geochemical modeling, east of the Salt Basin in West Texas, and in the region southwest of the Cited by: Groundwater age distribution and susceptibility to natural and anthropogenic contaminants were assessed for selected principal aquifers of the Western United States: the Central Valley aquifer system (CVAL), the Basin and Range basin-fill aquifers (BNRF), the Rio Grande aquifer system (RIOG), the High Plains aquifer (HPAQ), the Columbia Plateau.

The area of an aquifer where pores are filled with water is the phreatic zone. In a cave, the surface of an underground lake will show very clearly the beginning of the phreatic zone. the WestRock paper mill in West Point and the International Paper mill in Franklin are the largest users of groundwater in Virginia Principal Aquifers of.

Below North America lies several aquifers, or underground layers of permeable rock that hold groundwater. The largest of these aquifers is the Ogallala Aquifer located in the central United States stretching from South Dakota down to Texas.

This aquifer supplies water to much of the Great Plains, it supplies about one-third of all groundwater Author: R. Adam Dastrup, Ma, Gisp. the major ground-water systems of the United States. The RASA Program represents a systematic effort to study a number of the Nation's most important aquifer systems, which in aggregate underlie much of the country and which represent an important component of the Nation's total water by: 6.

The Trinity Aquifer. The Trinity Aquifer extends in a band through the central part of the State from the Red River to the eastern edge of Bandera and Medina counties, and the Trinity-Edwards Plateau Aquifer covers all or part of over 20 counties from Gillespie to the trans-Pecos region of west Texas.

Upper Rhine aquifer. Located below the plain, the Upper Rhine aquifer – one of the largest in Europe – holds an estimatedkm 3 (, cu mi) of fresh water and supplies some 3 million people in France and Germany, supplying 75% of their drinking water and 50% of the water used by industry. According to CDM (), leaking local canals built by the United States in the s within the city, are the main source of recharge for the Shallow and Upper aquifers (Fig.

The Deep Aquifer may be recharged by the Tarnak River to the northeast. This area is well suited for serving as a case study to illustrate data requirements, inves- tigative approaches, and management options related to the reclamation of contaminated aquifers because (1) the yr his- tory of groundwater contamination is relatively well docu- mented in the scientific and engineering literature; (2) the geology.

Prior to managing transboundary aquifers and aquifer systems considering the uncertainties related to climate change, it is necessary to understand the complex impacts of climate change on transboundary aquifers and aquifer systems.

One impact is sea level rise and the related saline intrusion in transboundary aquifers. Introduction. The most recent study on transboundary aquifers between Mexico and the United States finds that there might be up to 36 of them (Sanchez et al., ).Fifteen potential transboundary aquifers have been reported between Mexico and Texas, though recognized transboundary linkages are known only for five (Sanchez et al., ).Due to lack of data, differences in aquifer boundary Cited by: 4.

In the sedimentary basins sandstone and limestone layers form important regional aquifer systems. Some of these aquifers are deep and receive no modern recharge (e.g. The Nubian Sandstone Aquifer). Other systems are recharged in the river valleys (e.g.

Iullemeden Aquifer System). Large alluvial aquifers developed along the river Nile and in its Author: Jac van der Gun, Slavek Vasak, Josef Reckman. Scope and Contents. The materials relate to the research involved with the Six-State High Plains-Ogallala Aquifer Area Study.

All items deal with water in the Ogallala Aquifer as a resource for the region. The slow rate of recharge of many of the aquifers in this area, coupled with extensive groundwater with- TABLE Sources of Groundwater Pollution throughout the United States and Their Prevalence in Each Regiona Source Northeast Northwest Southeast Southcentral Southwest Natural Pollution Mineralization from soluble aquifers Water from fault.

Karst Systems. A karst aquifer is typically characterized by sinkholes, caves, springs, conduits and underground drainage systems (Figure 1) formed by dissolution, internal drainage, and collapse quantitative assessment of flow and transport processes in these aquifers requires knowledge on recharge characteristics and location of major conduits by: Most major aquifers and aquifer systems in the United States have been identified and mapped.

However, many glacial drift aquifers in the Midwest are poorly documented. The USGS's Regional Aquifer System Analysis (RASA) program is systematically studying the major aquifers and aquifer systems in the United States.

Some of the world's most productive aquifers such as the Edwards aquifer in Texas and the Floridan and Biscayne aquifers in Florida are found in carbonate rocks (White, ).Karst aquifers are often characterized as having high vertical permeabilities due to vertical conduits and sinkholes that allow for a rapid recharge of the groundwater (Hess et al., ; Ford and Williams, ).

Abstract. Perhaps no other water policy issue has greater philosophic disagreement than the exploitation of non-renewable groundwater. Non-renewable groundwater is water present in aquifers in which the rate of recharge is insignificant within the framework of Cited by: This manual serves as a companion to A Field Guide to the Identification of the Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM) in the Arid West Region of the Western United States (Lichvar and McColley ) as these two regions—the WMVC and the Arid West—are interspersed with one another.

Producer defined Western Mid-Continent Name; referred to as "Western Midcontinent" in Professional Paper Producer defined Western Mountain Ranges Name Producer defined principal_aq The principal aquifer name used for the associated report. Aquifer names come from the publication Principal Aquifers of the 48 Conterminous United States.

United States coalbed-gas reserves in were tcf ( Bm 3), which was % of the United States' total dry gas reserves of tcf ( Tm 3), but only 2% of the coalbed- gas resources of the lower 48 states. The continuing challenge is to convert the tremendous resources to reserves.

Developing aquifers as underground water supply reservoirs is an advantageous approach applicable to meeting water management objectives.

Aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) is a direct injection and subsequent withdrawal technology that is used to increase water supply storage through injection wells. Due to site-specific hydrogeological quantification and evaluation to assess ASR suitability Cited by: 2.

Free Online Library: A PROPOSAL FOR AN EQUITABLE RESOLUTION TO THE CONFLICTS BETWEEN THE ISRAELIS AND THE PALESTINIANS OVER THE SHARED WATER RESOURCES OF THE MOUNTAIN AQUIFER.

by "Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ)"; Ethnic, cultural, racial issues Water consumption Political aspects Water quality management Water resource development.

The following essay is by Dr. Francesco Sindico, Co-Director of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (SCELG).Dr. Sindico collaborated in and with the GGRETA project Trifinio Aquifer case study contributing to workshops on the emerging international law of transboundary aquifers in San Salvador, El Salvador.

He would like to thank Marina Rubio and Stefano Burchi. The "Weighted Average Specific Capacities" calculated and shown for the Paleozoic and Cretaceous aquifers in Table 6 indicate the aquifers having the most and least productive wells. The Paleozoic aquifers in order of most to least productivity by well specific capacity are the Ellenburger-San Saba ( gpm/ft) and Hickory ( gpm/ft).File Size: 6MB.

Feth, J.H.,Preliminary map of the conterminous United States showing depth to and quality of shallowest ground water containing more than 1, parts per million dissolved solids: U.S.

Geological Survey Hydrologic Atlas HA, 31 p., 2 sheets, scale. Pinder of the United States Geological Survey, and was modified by staff of the Board’s Systems Engineering saline water to wells in the outcrop area.

Cook Mountain was used for domestic and livestock purposes from these aquifers. aquifer from to remained nearly constant.For the United States, the ongoing irrigation water loss from aquifer depletion and diversion to cities does not appear to be large enough to reduce the grain harvest, but it will slow its growth.

20 Pakistan, a country with million people and growing by 4 million per year, is also overpumping its aquifers.D. Delin, G.N.,Confined-drift aquifers studied near the Pomme de Terre and Chippewa Rivers, west-central Minnesota: U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2 p.