Last edited by Moran
Monday, July 20, 2020 | History

2 edition of description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon found in the catalog.

description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon

Joseph B. Gonthier

description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon

by Joseph B. Gonthier

  • 357 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch in Portland, Or, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquifers -- Oregon.,
  • Groundwater -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph B. Gonthier ; prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 84-4095.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17833042M

      The High Plains aquifer is such a composite; in western Kansas it consists of the Ogallala formation, which in eastern Ford County grades into the more recent but very similar deposits of the Great Bend Prairie and Equus Beds aquifers. The alluvial stream and river channel deposits on the surface of the High Plains units (which are also.   The San Antonio Segment of the Balcones Fault Zone Edwards Aquifer (Aquifer) in South-Central Texas is one of the most productive aquifers in the United States. The Edwards Aquifer is a karst aquifer and is characterized by the presence of sinkholes, sinking streams, caves, large springs and highly productive water wells. Karst aquifers are considered .

    North-Eastern Aquifer Basins. To the west, it is overlain by the Coastal Aquifer Basin (see Chap. 20), while to the east it is bounded by the Eastern Aquifer Basin. To the south, the Western Aquifer Basin is in contact with the Negev Aquifers, the shallow Coastal Aquifer and the deep Kurnub Aquifers in the Sinai Peninsula. INFORMATION SOURCES. Site Description The Nooksack River Watershed is located at the northern end of Puget Sound. The study from the aquifer units. The final step was to examine lithology from well logs and further refine the lateral 50 feet and near the eastern margin of the aquifer where depths exceed 25 feet.

    The day starts with a visit to Oregon City for a broad perspective of the complexities of the CRBG and underlying units in this area, then takes a side trip up the Willamette River to the Pete's Mountain water gap to look at the Waverly Heights Formation, which underlies the CRBG, and culminates in several stops in the City of Wilsonville, a. Book:Aquifers is part of WikiProject Geology, an attempt at creating a standardized, informative, comprehensive and easy-to-use geology resource. If you would like to participate, you can choose to edit this article, or visit the project page for more information. Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. Click [show] for the full book report for Book:Aquifers.


Share this book
You might also like
The encyclopedia of the American automobile

The encyclopedia of the American automobile

The Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War

Dunluce and Giants Causeway

Dunluce and Giants Causeway

Sugar policy issues

Sugar policy issues

Animal Behaviour

Animal Behaviour

A First Rate Tragedy

A First Rate Tragedy

The regulatory and protective role of the normal microflora

The regulatory and protective role of the normal microflora

Arms control in Asia

Arms control in Asia

Musicplay [Level 4]

Musicplay [Level 4]

Heat

Heat

Considerations concerning oaths

Considerations concerning oaths

Observations on aneurism

Observations on aneurism

Developing leadership

Developing leadership

Literary and philosophical essays

Literary and philosophical essays

Japans century

Japans century

Description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon by Joseph B. Gonthier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Plate 1. Aquifer units in eastern Oregon. Geologic cross sections of aquifer units in eastern Oregon. Ground-water-level contours and distribution of irrigation, industrial, and public supply wells in eastern Oregon.

Concentrations of total dissolved solids in ground water and in selected lakes in eastern Oregon. Figure by: Description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon (OCoLC) Online version: Description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joseph B Gonthier; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States.

Environmental. Geologic formations in Oregon, east of the crest of the Cascade Range, have been grouped according to similarities in their hydrogeologic and geologic properties into six major aquifer units. Two of the units, the Mesozoic-Paleozoic and the John Day-Clarno aquifers, are low-permeability aquifers, have hydraulic conductivities generally less than 1 ft/d (feet per day), and are generally capable.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gonthier, Joseph B. Description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource.

A DESCRIPTION OF AQUIFER UNITS IN WESTERN OREGON By William D. McFarland ABSTRACT Seven aquifer units were delineated for western Oregon by grouping aquifers according to hydraulic and geologic similarities.

The bedrock aquifer units in the Klamath Mountains, Coast Range, andCited by: 1. Hydrogeologic information for western Oregon was compiled to aid the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in evaluating proposals for underground injection of waste fluid. Geologic formations were grouped into seven aquifer units according to hydraulic and geologic similarities.

The bedrock aquifer units in the Klamath Mountains, Coast Range, and Western Cascade Range all have low. Local aquifer description Aquifer --a geologic formation(s) that is water bearing; a geological formation or structure that stores and/or transmits water, such as to wells and springs.

Use of the term is usually restricted to those water-bearing formations capable of yielding water in sufficient quantity to a well or spring to constitute a.

A Description of Aquifer Units in Eastern Oregon; Water-Resources Investigations Report ; U.S. Geological Survey: Reston, VA, USA, ; p. Oregon Well Log Query—Oregon Water Resources Department. Once you have subscribed to Aquifer, personalized consultations with experienced educators are available to help you get started and make the best use of Aquifer’s cases and teaching tools.

Applications are open to request free learner-level access to Aquifer cases covering a. An aquifer is a body of rock and/or sediment that holds water is the word used to describe precipitation that has infiltrated the soil beyond the surface and collected in empty spaces underground.

There are two general types of aquifers: confined and unconfined. Confined aquifers have a layer of impenetrable rock or clay above them, while unconfined aquifers lie below a. Aquifer units within the BSEACD range in age from Cretaceous (ca. Mya) to Holocene (10, years ago) and consist of limestone, gravel, sand, and clay.

The most prolific aquifers within the study area are composed of Cretaceous-age limestone and sand units that comprise the Edwards and to a lesser extent the Trinity Aquifers.

The aquifer is composed of fine to medium sand. Wells typically yield up to gallons per minute. Castle Hayne aquifer: This aquifer is widely used in the eastern portions of the coastal plain at elevations of 65 to feet, averaging feet. Denver Basin aquifer system Early Mesozoic basin aquifers (eastern U.S.) Edwards-Trinity aquifer system (Texas and Oklahoma) Floridan aquifer system Hawaiian aquifers (Hawaii) High Plains aquifer Jacobsville aquifer (Michigan) Kingshill aquifer (Virgin Islands) Lower Cretaceous aquifers (Colorado Plateaus area) Lower Tertiary aquifers (northern.

In Oregon there are three main types of aquifers: Many layers of basalt from ancient lava flows cover much of eastern Oregon and parts of the northern Willamette Valley. Between the layers of basalt there is soil and gravel that was on the surface at the time of each flow.

Cracks in the basalt and the layers between flows form aquifers. Previous publications regarding the world's large aquifer systems (Puri and Aureli,Margat,Unesco,Margat and van der Gun, ) defined AAS as a trans-boundary aquifer system formed by two sub-units: the Solimões-Içá Aquifer and the considerations were made in these works or in other works about the Alter do Chão Formation extension to the west of the Purus.

distribution and aquifer type of AGWQMP wells. As described above, the major aquifers include unconsolidated sand and gravel units deposited on sandstone bedrock in eastern Ohio and carbonate bedrock in western Ohio.

The majority of the wells used in this characterization are public water supply. aquifer boundaries, interconnections, and discontinuities; and; aquifers combined for scoring purposes into single hydrologic units.

The basic geologic cross-section should be included as part of the site inspection report. The cross-section, modified for scoring purposes as indicated above, should be included in the HRS documentation record. Project Description. Aquifer Storage and Recovery is capturing water when it is abundant such as a rainy season or during spring snow melts, storing the water in the subsurface in brackish aquifers, and recovering the water when needed.

There are two types of aquifers, confined and unconfined. A confined aquifer is a closed system and, for these. Aquifer System WA 62// Troutdale Aquifer System WA E Note: Designation of the Eastern Columbia Plateau Aquifer System has been suspended indefinitely.

Top of page Background The Sole Source Aquifer (SSA) Protection. The intermediate aquifer system is under confined conditions and is mainly comprised of permeable layers of sand, shell and limestone separated by clay confining units.

It is the main source of water supply for Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee counties where the underlying Floridan aquifer. DESCRIPTION OF BOUNDARIES Areal boundaries of the Eastern Snake River Plain Sole Source Aquifer and streamflow source area (fig.

1) are coincident with the boundaries of the eastern Snake River Plain and contributory drainage area as delineated in the U.S. Geological Survey Snake River Plain Regional Aquifer Study and Analysis.A second common type of aquifer is a confined aquifer, which is isolated from pressure communication with overlying or underlying geologic formations – and with the land surface and atmosphere – by one or more confining layers or confining units.

Confined aquifers differ from unconfined aquifers in two fundamental and important ways.This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, Aquifer Listing List of aquifers Aquifers in Canada Arkell Spring Grounds Laurentian River System Oak Ridges Moraine Aquifers in the United States Biscayne Aquifer.