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Ground-water quality and data on wells and springs in Pennsylvania

Harry E. Koester

Ground-water quality and data on wells and springs in Pennsylvania

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Water quality -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Rivers -- Pennsylvania.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry E. Koester and Denise R. Miller ; prepared in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 81-329, 81-330., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 81-329, 81-330.
    ContributionsMiller, D. R., Geological Survey (U.S.), Pennsylvania. Dept. of Environmental Resources.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18024578M

    The report, Volume 1, includes records from the Delaware River basin. Source: League of Women Voters- "Groundwater: A Primer for Pennsylvanians" Near surface the material can be divided into the unsaturated or saturated zone. To develop a lowland spring, follow the steps described above for the development of a concentrated spring, but a collecting wall may not be needed. Any pumps, pipes, related equipment, or blockage should be removed from the well so that it may be filled in and sealed properly.

    Antifreeze that has been in an engine also picks up contaminants such as heavy metals and benzene a known carcinogen while it circulates through an engine block. Results indicate that groundwater quality is typically good. A large variation in the hydraulic gradient could also mean an lower permeability formation. Groundwater Elevation, Baseflow, and Recharge.

    The U. Water quality is also important to consider before using a spring as a water supply. The report covers data collected from to for selected groundwater basins, most of which are located in southcentral and southeastern Pennsylvania. Monitoring points were typically homeowner wells or springs, and occasionally included untreated water from public water supplies and industrial wells. Figure 1.


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Ground-water quality and data on wells and springs in Pennsylvania book

Water-resources data for the water year for Virginia consist of records of water levels and water quality of ground-water wells. Source Water Protection off-site.

On average, more than 8, new records are added each year. Technical Report James, R. This can occur at a distinct point or over a large seepage area. Check with local automotive repair shops.

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Drinking Water Program off-site. Development of a concentrated spring. The good news is that carmakers are working with antifreeze manufacturers to make cooling systems that need less frequent coolant changes, and are working towards a completely closed system. It is important to note that the age of the groundwater discharging from the freshwater aquifer in some of our major water ways could be counted in centuries to millennia and that below the freshwater zone the groundwater formation can contain salt or brine water.

Some exceedances of drinking water standards are the result of naturally elevated concentrations of substances such as iron, total dissolved solids TDS and manganese or low pH.

Links Aquifer mapping off-site. These wells are measured for a variety of disparate purposes, such as statewide monitoring programs, or more local effects like monitoring well drawdown, hydrologic research, aquifer tests, or even earthquake effects on water levels.

Helps public water systems comply with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and state regulations, provides technical assistance, works with systems to protect source water areas and provides grants or loans funds for infrastructure improvements.

Approximately 55 to 60 percent of the precipitation occurs during the warmer months. Wipe up spills immediately, and dispose of rags in a covered container.

Preparing for Spring Development Since springs are usually fed by shallow groundwater, water quantity may be an issue during certain times of the year.

Alternative collecting system and cross sectional view of concentrated spring. The life you extend might not only be your engine's! These basins were ranked as deserving a higher concern regarding groundwater quality.

Source: League of Women Voters- "Groundwater: A Primer for Pennsylvanians" Occurrence of Groundwater Groundwater is stored in the voids, spaces and cracks between particles of soil, sand, gravel, rock or other materials.

Figure 5. Maps of groundwater basins 2. This confining layer causes the water to be directed downslope and causes pressure to "build-up" in the confined aquifer. The types of aquifers in Pennsylvania include: unconsolidated sand and gravel depositssandstone, carbonate, and crystalline rock, see Figure 5.

The only exception to this might be the dissolution channels and caverns associated with limestone formations, abandon mining sites, and mine shafts associated with underground mining operations. Look at the Arrows.

Springs can be developed in two different ways and the method you choose will depend on whether it is a concentrated spring or a seepage spring. The water well professional will have knowledge of well decommissioning code requirements.

Flow is often lower from seepage springs, making them less dependable. Water quality data from of the monitoring points were analyzed based on lithology, land use types, and additional information such as well depth and geographic location.

Information from Maine Geological Survey. Analytes with downward trends at more than 10 percent of the monitoring points included pH, nitrate, magnesium, chloride and sulfate. Source: League of Women Voters- "Groundwater: A Primer for Pennsylvanians" Near surface the material can be divided into the unsaturated or saturated zone.Get this from a library!

Ground-water quality and data on wells and springs in Pennsylvania. [Harry E Koester; D R Miller; Pennsylvania. Department of Environmental Resources.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Through various groundwater programs, the USGS actively measures water levels in, or collects data from more than 18, of these wells each year.

These wells are measured for a variety of disparate purposes, such as statewide monitoring programs, or more local effects like monitoring well drawdown, hydrologic research, aquifer tests, or even. Water Quality Portal.

The Water Quality Portal (WQP) is a cooperative service sponsored by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC).

It serves data collected by. Ground-water data for California [] Consistent, historic, and up-to-date ground-water data, such as water levels collected at wells and springs, are available from the USGS National Water Information System as graphs, tables, or files to download.

Pennsylvania, how water occurs in aquifers, typical water quality issues, best management practices for water well siting and construction, water quality protection, how to interpret laboratory reports, and improving your water quality through treatment, if required. At the end of.

The manual ‘Understanding Groundwater & Wells in manual drilling’ complements the 4 technical training handbooks and highlights those essential subjects which are relevant to manual drilling, geo-hydrology, hygiene, well installation and well development in practice, in simple and understandable language.

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