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Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, 1985

Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, 1985

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in Little Rock, Ark .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- Arkansas -- Measurement.

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    Other titlesGround water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, 1985
    Statementby Maria Plafcan ; prepared in cooperation with the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission; the U.S. Soil Conservation Service and local conservation districts.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 86-242, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 86-242.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17092058M

    Alluvial aquifers are generally shallower than sedimentary and fractured rock aquifers and water levels often fluctuate due to varying recharge and pumping rates. Due to their shallow and unconfined nature, alluvial aquifers are susceptible to contamination and pollution. Related Information. Data. Australian Geological Provinces, edition;. The evolution of the groundwater quality in the alluvial aquifers of the south-western part of Bengal Basin, Bangladesh Article (Online only version available) in .

    The Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer is a water-bearing assemblage of gravels and sands that underlies most of eastern Arkansas and several adjacent States. Ground-water withdrawals have caused cones of depression to develop in the aquifer’s water-level surface, some as much as feet deep. • Ground-water levels have declined along the Upper Arkansas River corridor in southwest Kansas in response to consumptive pumping from the alluvial and High Plains aquifers. (See Figure 1.) • Water-level declines in the alluvial aquifer have caused Arkansas River water to seep into the aquifer rather than flowing downstream.

    The aquifer boundaries and ground-water level elevation contours are shown on figure 8 and the hydraulic conductivity and recharge values are from pages 44 and 23 of the U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report , , "Geohydrology of alluvium and terrace deposits of the Cimarron River from Freedom to Guthrie. satisfy the requirements of Act of for the Upper White River Basin. i. Withdrawals of Ground-water form Aquifers in the Study Area in Use of Water in the Study Area, by. County and The topography is predominately hills and mountains with level alluvial land at the eastern boundary.


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Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, 1985 Download PDF EPUB FB2

GROUND-WATER LEVELS IN THE ALLUVIAL AQUIFER IN EASTERN ARKANSAS, By Maria Plafcan U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Open-File Report Prepared in cooperation with the ARKANSAS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION, the U.S. SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE and LOCAL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS Little Rock, Arkansas Author: Maria Plafcan.

Plafcan, Maria,Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report26 : Maria Plafcan.

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Get this from a library. Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, [Maria Plafcan; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, [microform] / by Maria Plafcan ; prepared in cooperation with the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission; the U.S.

Soil Conservation Service and local conservation districts Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey Little Rock, Ark This report, prepared by the U.S.

Geological Survey in cooperation with the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission, the U.S. Soil Conservation Service and local Conservation Districts, contains groundwater level measurements in wells tapping the Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer of eastern Arkansas.

Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, [microform] / by Maria Plafcan ; prepared in cooperation with the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission, the U.S.

Soil Conservation Service and local conservation districts U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey ; Open-File Services Section, Western. Buy Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, (Open-file report / U.S.

Geological Survey) by Maria Plafcan (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Maria Plafcan. Water levels were measured monthly at 9 staff gages and 35 wells along two transects within the Black Swamp bottomland hardwood wetland and perpendicular to the Cache River in eastern Arkansas from December to September in order to (1) describe the ground-water-flow conditions at locations within a bottomland hardwood wetland and (2) determine the relation Cited by: 5.

The estimated sustainable yield for the alluvial aquifer is 2, Mgal/d, leaving an unmet demand of Mgal/d (54%). Ground water furnishes 63% of the state’s total water use, and 95% of the ground water used comes from the alluvial aquifer.

The Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer, is a major source of water for most of eastern Arkansas. Agriculture is largely dependent on the aquifer as approximately billion gallon per day are withdrawn for that purpose. Much smaller withdrawals also occur for industrial, public supply, and domestic use.

Abstract. Water levels were measured monthly at 9 staff gages and 35 wells along two transects within the Black Swamp bottomland hardwood wetland and perpendicular to the Cache River in eastern Arkansas from December to September in order to (1) describe the ground-water-flow conditions at locations within a bottomland hardwood wetland and (2) determine the Cited by: 5.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Maria Plafcan. Get this from a library. Ground-water levels in the alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, [Maria Plafcan; United States.

Soil Conservation Service.; Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Eastern Arkansas Water Conservation Project U. Army Corps of Engineers_87 Potentiometric Surface of the Alluvial Aquifer Water-level Change Map of the Alluvial Aquifer Alluvial Aquifer Withdrawa s in Alluvial Aquifer Water Quality ix.

1 NOlldill:)StlG 1~tlNtl8. 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. The Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer is one of the highest use aquifer systems in Arkansas.

In localized areas, the chloride content has been observed to be high enough to limit the use of this water. High chloride concentrations can restrict use for consumption in. Arkansas is the fourth largest user of ground water in the United States. Since the ’s, ground-water withdrawals have increased while water levels have declined.

Long term water-level records are needed to evaluate the effects of climatic variations on the recharge and discharge from ground. Statistical methods and a Geographic Information System (GIS) were used to investigate potential indicators of ground water vulnerability to agricultural chemical contamination in a representative area of the Mississippi River alluvial aquifer.

A total of 47 wells were sampled for analysis of nitrate, phosphorus, potassium, and 13 pesticides commonly-used in the by: 8. ley alluvial aquifer in eastern Arkansas, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report52 p. John B. Czarnecki, Phillip D.

Hays, and Paul W. McKee For more information on ground-water conditions in the Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer, contact the District Chief.Ground Water Quality in Arkansas, lID2.

Columns of Project Support, lIE I. Total and Projected Water Use, IliA 1 Current Water Use (), II1A Safe Yield of Arkansas Rivers, IVA. Alluvial Aquifer Saturated Thickness (Current), IVB3.

Alluvial Aquifer Saturated Thickness (), IVB2 Alluvial Aquifer Critical Areas in Evolution of Ground Water in the Alluvial Aquifer, Bayou Bartholomew Watershed, Arkansas By Tim M.

Kresse and John A. Fazio Arkansas Ambient Ground-Water Monitoring Program Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Water Quality Report WQ May