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Ground-water levels in the United States, 1972-74

United States Geological Survey

Ground-water levels in the United States, 1972-74

North-Central States.

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water table -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 2163
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 89 p.
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20582908M

    The following are general categories of drinking water contaminants and examples of each: Physical contaminants primarily impact the physical appearance or other physical properties of water. Examples of physical contaminants are sediment or organic material suspended in the water of lakes, rivers and streams from soil erosion. 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.

    level, feet below LSD Elev-ation, feet above NGVD Ground-water level above NAVD, feet Date/Time Alabama: Well ww 13 Baldwin Cnty AL: -- -- 08/19 CDT: Well COVINGTON COUNTY WELL 1 Covington Cnty: -- -- 08/19 CDT: Well K MTG-3 Montgomery County Al. Health advisory levels established by the Wisconsin DHS or the United States EPA are technical advice to assist with water consumption advice and groundwater remediation decisions. Federal government sites. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry; Office of Pollution Protection and Toxics; Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.

    Groundwater pollution (also called groundwater contamination) occurs when pollutants are released to the ground and make their way down into type of water pollution can also occur naturally due to the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent, contaminant or impurity in the groundwater, in which case it is more likely referred to as contamination rather than pollution. Ground-Water Availability in the United States (Report), U.S. Geological Survey report assessing national availability of groundwater. Written for a wide audience of people interested in management, protection, and sustainable use of U.S. water resources; Ground Water Atlas of the United States (Book/Website), U.S. Geological Survey.


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Ground-water levels in the United States, 1972-74 by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

GROUND-WATER LEVELS IN THE UNITED STATES NORTH-CENTRAL STATES INTRODUCTION Publication of ground-water level data for 1972-74 book United States in water-supply papers was Ground-water levels in the United States by the Geological Survey in From througha single water-supply paper for each year covering the entire nation was issued (Water-Supply.

Get this from a library. Ground-water levels in the United States, north-central states. [Geological Survey (U.S.),;]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ground-water levels in the United States, Washington, D.C.: U.S.G.P.O., (OCoLC) Ground water levels in the United States,southwestern states: Responsibility: prepared in cooperation with the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii.

GROUND-WATER LEVELS IN THE UNITED STATES, NORTHEASTERN STATES INTRODUCTION Publication of ground-water level data for the United States in water-supply papers was begun by the Geological Survey in From througha single water-supply paper for each year covering the entire nation was issued. 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. The Water Quality Standards Handbook is a compilation of EPA's water quality standards (WQS) program guidance including recommendations for states, authorized tribes, and territories in reviewing, revising, and implementing guidance in this handbook supports EPA’s WQS regulations at 40 CFR Part The Water Quality Standards Handbook was first issued in and provided a.

Sustainability of ground-water resources. The pumpage of fresh ground water in the United States in was estimated to be approximately 77 billion gallons per day (Solley and others, ), which is about 8 percent of the estimated 1 trillion gallons per day of natural recharge to the Nation's ground-water systems (Nace, ).

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. Groundwater is a valuable resource both in the United States and throughout the world.

Groundwater depletion, a term often defined as long-term water-level declines caused by sustained groundwater pumping, is a key issue associated with groundwater use.

Many areas of the United States are experiencing groundwater depletion. Of the approximatelypublic water systems in the United States, 52, (%) are community systems and(%) are noncommunity systems, includ transient systems nontransient systems 1.; Over million Americans get their tap water from a community water system 1.; 8% of U.S.

community water systems provide water to 82% of the U.S. population through. Rocks of greatest importance in ground-water hydrology 10 4. Features of ground-water systems useful in the delineation of ground-water regions 14 5. Summary of the principal physical and hydrologic characteristics of the ground-water regions of the United States 16 6.

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.

Since the passage of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the levels of water pollution in the United States generally have experienced a dramatic decrease, resulting in much cleaner waterways. However, more than half of U.S. stream and river miles continue to violate federal water quality standards.

Surveys of lakes, ponds and reservoirs indicated that about 70 percent were impaired (measured on. 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.

GROUND-WATER LEVELS IN THE UNITED STATES NORTHWESTERN STATES INTRODUCTION Publication of ground-water level data for the United States in water-supply papers was begun by the Geological Survey in From througha single water-supply paper for each year covering the entire nation was issued (Water-Supply.

Groundwater Watch displays maps, graphs, and tables describing real-time, recent, and historical groundwater data from wells and springs across the United States. Groundwater Watch groups related wells and data from active well networks and provides basic statistics about the water-level data collected by the USGS and from data supplied to us.

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. Groundwater levels for the Nation. Choose Site Selection Criteria: There aresites with groundwater-level measurements.

Choose at least one of the following criteria to constrain the number of sites selected. Site -- Location. State/Territory. Hydrologic Region. Lat-Long box. An official website of the United States government. Here’s how you know. Here’s how you know. Ground-water levels in the United States,South-central states: Series title: Water Supply Paper: Series number: DOI: /wsp Edition-Year.

“According to the United States Geologic Survey (USGS), 50 percent of people’s fresh water comes from the groundwater found in wells.

In rural areas, that rises to 90 percent.” Whether for personal or commercial use, humans heavily depend upon the availability of groundwater.

Estimated use of water in the United States in Water use in the United States in was estimated to be about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d), which was 13 percent less than in The estimates put total withdrawals at the lowest level since before 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.

The depth at which soil pore spaces or fractures and voids in rock become completely saturated with water is called the water table.