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Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County, Washington

Gary L. Turney

Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County, Washington

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section, [distributor] in Tacoma, Wash, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrogeology -- Washington (State) -- King County.,
  • Groundwater -- Washington (State) -- King County -- Quality.,
  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- Washington (State) -- King County.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGeohydrology and ground water quality of east King County, Washington.
    Statementby G.L. Turney, S.C. Kahle, and N.P. Dion ; prepared in cooperation with the Seattle-King County, Department of Public Health.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 94-4082., Water-resources investigations report -- 94-4082.
    ContributionsKahle, S. C., Dion, N. P., Seattle-King County Dept. of Public Health., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16984725M

    For example, a solar project in San Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County County would allegedly threaten the ecosystem of bird and wildlife species because of its use of up to 1. Recharge in the valley was estimated by Lohman to be about 10 percent of the annual precipitation or about 64 million gallons on each square mile annually. Older Pennsylvanian rocks have not been systematically studied or exploited for sources of ground water, but information obtained from drilling for oil and gas indicates that the water in the deeper Pennsylvanian rocks probably becomes progressively more mineralized with depth and may contain dissolved solids ranging from about 5, to 50, ppm, or even more. Effectiveness of recharge to and discharge from these rocks is importantly influenced by such factors as type and thickness of soil, vegetative cover, slope and topographic position, and thickness and extent of the weathered zone. Nineteen of Colorado's 63 counties depend mostly on groundwater for supplies and domestic uses.

    In the area of outcrop of the Ireland Sandstone member, ground water occurs chiefly under water-table conditions, and as much as feet of saturated water-bearing material may be present locally. Important parts of a well include the well seals, casings or liners, drive shoes, well screen assemblies, and a sand or gravel pack optional. Water strong in chloride is corrosive to many metal surfaces. Predict the impact of different chemical and physical processes diffusion, dispersion, sorption, biodegradation, DNAPL on solute transport.

    Twenty-two samples, all from Pennsylvanian sandstone and limestone aquifers, contained more than 1, ppm. Permitting Based on prevailing codes we file the permits necessary during construction for water drainage, withdrawal and discharge. They are representative of the water supplies available from this aquifer. Only two wells ba and ad that obtained water from this aquifer were inventoried. The chemical character of the ground water is indicated by the water analysis of well dd Table 4. Although it is difficult to keep very fine sand and silt from entering drilled wells constructed in the Buck Creek Terrace deposits, the aquifer is the source of satisfactory water supplies for several farms, from both dug and drilled wells.


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Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County, Washington by Gary L. Turney Download PDF Ebook

Concentrations of nitrate found in ground water generally do not cause cyanosis in older children or adults but may have other Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County effects. Flooded reverse circulation dual rotary drilling is more expensive, but good for large well designs.

Schwartz, F. Potentiometric is a hydrologic condition where the subject aquifer is overlain by a confining clay clay, dolomite, shale, etc. Moreover, the book's many cases studies and practice problems make it ideal for students studying power systems. This book makes it possible for engineers, technicians, and power system operators to perform expert power system disturbance analyses using the latest tested and proven methods.

The quality of water from the shallow aquifers is generally satisfactory for domestic use except for excessive hardness and iron content. The quantity of ground water that an aquifer will yield to wells depends partly on its thickness, extent, continuity, and homogeneity, and partly on its physical properties of permeability and porosity.

Low water-transmitting properties of the Gulf Trough—Apalachicola Embayment limit regional flow and recharge to the aquifer in the Trough—Embayment region. This water can also make its way into groundwater. Recommended sanitary types of construction and suggestions for locations and pump installations for different types of wells can be obtained from the Kansas State Board of Health.

The consolidated rock aquifers consist chiefly of sedimentary limestones, shales, and sandstones, which have a regional dip averaging about 20 feet per mile to the northwest. Groundwater use in Colorado dates back to before the 20th century.

USGS groundwater studies South and East King County, Washington

Sulfate Sulfate SO4 in ground water is derived chiefly from solution of gypsum and the oxidization of iron sulfides, Sulfate occurring in ground water as magnesium sulfate Epsom salt and sodium sulfate Glauber's salt in excess of about ppm may have a laxative effect on persons not accustomed to drinking such water.

Instead of being a calcium magnesium bicarbonate water it is a soft sodium bicarbonate water, Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County to natural softening by base exchange.

Yields of 50 to gpm probably can be obtained, but in there were no wells of this capacity in operation. The Vinland Shale member of the Stranger Formation locally contains a thin sandstone, which yields small amounts of ground water to a few wells. Another Pair Two words commonly Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County inappropriately interchanged are piezometric and potentiometric.

An aquifer in certain areas may change from confined to unconfined during a single year depending upon factors affecting water levels like rainfall, pumping, etc. Cherry, Infiltration of precipitation and surface water in the karst region along the Florida—Georgia State line provides recharge to the Upper Floridan aquifer in the ASO River Basin Geohydrology and ground-water quality of east King County to the south and east of the Gulf Trough.

Mud rotary drilling is especially cost effective for deep wells. Calculate water storage and release from unconfined and confined aquifers. Number: CA Reliable analyses of ground water from pre-Wyandotte beds were not obtained during this investigation.

The quality of ground water from this aquifer is generally satisfactory for domestic use except for excessive hardness Table 4 and locally high iron content.

Yields of such wells, commonly 2 gpm or less, are satisfactory only for small domestic supplies. Schwartz,Physical and chemical hydrogeology, New York, Wiley, p. Nitrate A concentration of 90 ppm of nitrate NO3 in drinking water may cause cyanosis and hence is judged by the Kansas State Board of Health to be dangerous to infants Metzler and Stoltenberg,and some authorities Comly, recommend that water containing more than 45 ppm should not be used for preparation of infants' formulas.

They are representative of the water supplies available from this aquifer. Because the city is in charge of drilling the new wells, they can better plan for the future sustainability of the groundwater in the region, by carefully placing the wells and taking growing populations into consideration.Find groundwater publications.

Water quality Water resources and supply. Using the map search. To use the Environmental Information System EIM Groundwater Map Search's report finder, zoom to your area of interest using the map zoom tools. Once your map area is selected, click on the report finder tool icon, found near the right-hand end of.

Author(s) Water Resources Program: Description: Geology and ground water resources of the Columbia Basin Project area, Washington -- Vol. 1. Water Supply Bulletin 8 () describes the results of a study to determine the availability and suitability of ground water for municipal supply within the Columbia Basin Project area, delineate areas that might eventually become waterlogged as a result.

Ground-water Resources Source, Occurrence, and Movement of Ground Water. The discussion of the occurrence of ground water in Douglas County is based partly on a detailed treatment by Meinzer (, a). A general discussion of the principles of ground-water occurrence with special reference to Kansas has been given by Moore and others ().Analysis of the geohydrology and water-management issues of the Central and West Basins, Pdf Angeles County, California.

Problem: Nearlyacre-feet of water is pumped annually from the Central and West Coast basins of Los Angeles County, California. An additionalacre-feet of surface water is imported for direct use.Recharge, Altitudes of Water Levels, and Directions of Ground-water Flow in Major Aquifers, East King County, WA by GL Turney, SC Kahle, and NP Dion, (Prepared by US Geological Society in cooperation with the Seattle-King County Department of Public Health); King County.Water-Resources Investigations Report Prepared ebook cooperation with: State of Washington Dept.

of Ecology, Regional Water Association of South King Co., and Seattle - King County Dept. of Public Health. Tacoma. G.L. Turney, S.C. Kahle, and magicechomusic.com Geohydrology and Ground-Water Quality of East King County, Washington.