Ground-water levels in the United States 1962-66

North Central States
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  • English
U.S. Government Printing Office , Washington, DC
Water quality -- United States -- Ta
StatementPrepared under the direction of C.L. McGuinness.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 1976
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationv,117 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20577582M

GROUND-WATER LEVELS IN THE UNITED STATES NORTH-CENTRAL STATES INTRODUCTION By C. McGulnness Publication of records of water levels in the United States in the annual series of water-supply papers was begun by the Geological Survey in From throughfive volumes wereAuthor: C.L.

McGuinness. Ground-Water Levels in the United States, Northwestern States (Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper #) [United States Geological Survey.] on.

GROUND-WATER LEVELS IN THE UNITED STATES WESTERN STATES. Paperback – January 1, by O.M Hackett (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Price New from Used from Author: O.M Hackett. Additional Physical Format: Print version: McGuinness, C. Ground-water levels in the United States, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource.

Ground-water Levels in the United States, (North Central States) WSP): pp. USGS Water Supply Paper noting the levels for the North Central States. This publication has complete data for all water wells drilled during this period.ÊÊ Available only. The series consists of 13 chapters which describe the ground-water resources of regional areas that collectively cover the 50 States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

The Ground Water Atlas of the United States provides a summary of the most important information available for each principal aquifer, or rock unit that will yield usable quantities of water to wells, throughout the 50 States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin Islands. The Atlas is an outgrowth of the Regional Aquifer-System Analysis (RASA) program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a. This Ground Water Atlas of the United States is a series of USGS publications that describe the location, the extent, and the geologic and hydrologic characteristics of the important aquifers of the Nation.

The series consists of 13 chapters that describe the regional groundwater resources that collectively cover 50 States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin more. Groundwater extraction for irrigation in Ground-water levels in the United States 1962-66 book such as South Asia and the high plains of the United States has depleted aquifer systems (Wada et al., ).Groundwater extraction is considered sustainable if there is no net reduction in groundwater stored in the system over a water year (Bredehoeft, ).Extraction of groundwater from an unexploited aquifer alters the balance among.

Groundwater is a valuable resource both in the United States and throughout the world. Where surface water, such as lakes and rivers, are scarce or inaccessible, groundwater supplies many of the hydrologic needs of people the United States, it is the source of drinking water for about half the total population and nearly all of the rural population, and it provides over Unfortunately, the ground water can become contaminated by human activity.

These chemicals can enter the soil and rock, polluting the aquifer and eventually the well. Laws and Regulations. Ground Water Rule: provides for increased protection against microbial pathogens in public water systems that use ground water sources. Get this from a library. Ground-water levels in the United States,South-Central States.

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Geological Survey 7 Estimated Use of Water in the United States inU.S. Geological Survey. Water pollution in the United States is a growing problem that became critical in the 19th century with the development of mechanized agriculture, mining, and industry, although recent regulation has drastically reduced water pollution throughout the nation.

Extensive industrialization and rapid urban growth exacerbated water pollution as a lack of regulation allowed for discharges of sewage. GROUND-WATER BASINS IN UTAH 9 By H. TJlOMAS, W. NELSON, B. LOFGREN, and R. BUTLER PREFACE This report was prepared as a part of the cooperative State­ wide ground-water program, under the direction of A.

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The Active Groundwater Level Network contains water levels and well information from more t wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 13 months.

This network includes all of these wells, regardless of measurement frequency, aquifer monitored, or the monitoring objective. Much of the planet relies on groundwater. And in places around the world – from the United States to Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America – so much water is pumped from the ground.

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In rural areas, that rises to 90 percent.” Whether for personal or commercial use, humans heavily depend upon the availability of groundwater. Groundwater is the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.A unit of rock or an unconsolidated deposit is called an aquifer when it can yield a usable quantity of water.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ground-water Levels in the United States: South-Central States. In a USGS study, streams in the United States were studied to see how much of the streamflow came from groundwater flow. The Forest River Basin in North Dakota is underlain by poorly permeable (water moves through it relatively slowly) silt and clay deposits, and only about 14 percent of its average-annual flow comes from groundwater.

WATER DATA FOR THE NATION National Water Information System. View current and historical streamflow, ground-water level, and water-quality data. The USGS annually monitors groundwater levels in thousands of wells in the United States. Groundwater level data are collected and stored as either discrete field-water-level measurements or as continuous time-series data from automated recorders.

Data from some of the continuous record stations are relayed to USGS offices nationwide through telephone lines or by satellite transmissions.At this site, water levels have dropped about feet in the last few years.

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Gathering data from holes in the ground like this has been the only way to get a handle on groundwater depletion.This report presents an evaluation of water- resources data-collection networks in the northern and coastal areas of Monterey County, California.

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