Water-level changes in the High Plains Aquifer
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Water-level changes in the High Plains Aquifer predevelopment to 2002, 1980 to 2002, and 2001 to 2002 by Virginia L. McGuire

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aquifers -- High Plains (U.S.),
  • Groundwater -- High Plains (U.S.),
  • Water table -- High Plains (U.S.),
  • High Plains Aquifer.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWater level changes in the High Plains Aquifer.
Statementby V.L. McGuire.
SeriesFact sheet -- 2004-3026., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-04-3026.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16108505M

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The Ogallala Aquifer (oh-guh-LAH-luh) is a shallow water table aquifer surrounded by sand, silt, clay, and gravel located beneath the Great Plains in the United States. One of the world's largest aquifers, it underlies an area of approximately , sq mi (, km 2) in portions of eight states (South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas). Water-level declines began in parts of the High Plains aquifer soon after the beginning of substantial irrigation with groundwater in the aquifer area (about ). This report presents water-level changes and change in recoverable water in storage in the High Plains aquifer from predevelopment (about ) to and from to Which is the best explanation for the changes in water level in the High Plains aquifer? Explain why you chose your answer. a) The distribution of present-day rainfall on land above the aquifer. b) Differences in the thickness of the rocks that make up the aquifer. This report presents water-level changes in the High Plains aquifer from the time before substantial groundwater irrigation development had occurred (about and termed “predevelopment” in.

The Ogallala Aquifer, or High Plains Aquifer, is a vast yet shallow aquifer located beneath the Great Plains in the United States. One of the world's largest aquifers, it lies under about , mi² (, km²) in portions of South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New. The volume of water in storage in the High Plains aquifer in is estimated at about billion acre-feet. Area-weighted, average water-level changes for the aquifer were declines of feet from to , feet from to , feet from to , and foot from to Authors: Brenda K. Densmore, Kris D. Lund, Virginia L. McGuire. Changes in Water Levels and Storage in the High Plains Aquifer, Predevelopment to for the aquifer. Water-level changes in the aquifer from predevelopment to ranged between a rise of. Nov 10,  · The High Plains aquifer sprawls across eight U.S. states, from Wyoming to Texas. Since the s, the aquifer has been pumped relentlessly, in .

The U.S. Geological Survey has released a recent report detailing changes of groundwater levels in the High Plains aquifer. The report presents water-level change data in the aquifer for two. 9A--Ground-water changes in area of High Plains aquifer, region I 12 9B--Change in saturated thickness 12 9C--Annual water-level change 13 10A--Ground-water changes in area of High Plains aquifer, region II 14 10B--Change in saturated thickness 15 10C--Annual water-level change 15 11A--Ground-water changes in area of High Plains aquifer, region. Aug 20,  · Source: USGS. The USGS post High Plains Aquifer Groundwater Levels Continue to Decline (6/16/17) summarizes the results from the USGS report Water-Level and Recoverable Water in Storage Changes, High Plains Aquifer, Predevelopment to and – In , total recoverable water in storage in the aquifer was about billion acre-feet, which is an overall decline of about . Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit happylifekennel.com to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.