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Delineation of ground-water flow systems in Nevada

Martin D. Mifflin

Delineation of ground-water flow systems in Nevada

by Martin D. Mifflin

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Published by Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada System in [Reno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada.
    • Subjects:
    • Groundwater flow -- Nevada.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Martin D. Mifflin.
      SeriesTechnical report series H-W: Hydrology and water resources publication, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB705.N3 T42 no. 4, GB1025.N4 T42 no. 4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 103 p.
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5276943M
      LC Control Number71633191

      Ground-water flow modeling is an important tool fre-quently used in studies of ground-water systems. Reviewers and users of these studies have a need to evaluate the accuracy or reasonableness of. Applications to the design of municipal wellfields and individual water-supply wells, the delineation of wellhead protection areas, the design of aquifer pumping tests, and the design of exfiltration trenches are presented. Numerical models of ground-water flow used in practice are also reviewed.

      Nevada Groundwater Systems River connected flow systems. 25 percent of the states groundwater systems. Potential for conflict between groundwater and surface water users due to . Most of the lakes in the Northern Highland area are seepage lakes--they have no surface-water inlets or outlets. Water budgets are thus dominated by direct precipitation, ground-water flow, and evapotranspiration. The seven study lakes, four of which are seepage lakes, are all in the same ground-water-flow system.

      the advances in the field of ground-water quality investiga-tions and remediation, but two particular issues have bearing on ground-water sampling today: aquifer heterogeneity and colloidal transport. Aquifer heterogeneities affect contaminant flow paths and include variations in geology, geochemistry, hydrology and microbiology. Aquifer tests available from this site have been approved by the U.S. Geological Survey and are archived as per Office of Ground Water Technical Memorandum Data, analyses, and aquifer-test reports that are distributed from this web site are stored in the aquifer-test .


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Delineation of ground-water flow systems in Nevada by Martin D. Mifflin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Delineation of ground-water flow systems in Nevada. [Reno], [Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada System], [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martin D Mifflin.

Site-characterization plans have been developed to evaluate the suitability of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, for a mined geologic repository for high-level nuclear waste. Investigation of the regional ground-water flow system of Yucca Mountain and vicinity is an integral component of overall site.

The underground testing of nuclear devices has generated substantial volumes of radioactive and other chemical contaminants below ground at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). Many of the more radioactive contaminants are highly toxic and are known to persist in the environment for thousands of years.

Regional potential for interbasin flow of ground water in the Death Valley regional ground-water flow system area, Nevada and California By M.S. Bedinger and J.R. Harrill Plate 2 (pdf MB) Simulated ground-water response to pumping in the Death Valley regional ground-water flow.

Sierra Valley Aquifer Delineation and Ground Water Flow Prepared for Randy Wilson, Director Plumas County Planning Department Main Street, Quincy, CA and Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District Loyalton, CA By Burkhard Bohm Hydrogeologist CHG lic.

# Plumas Geo-Hydrology PO BoxPortola, CA The Office of Ground-Water Protection provides mis information to help solve complex technical problems related to the delineation of wellhead protection areas in fractured-aquifer settings; Further assistance is available from the Office of Ground-Water Protection in Washington, D.C.

and from the ground-water offices in the ten EPA regions. Ground-Water Flow Modeling by the U.S. Geological Survey in Nevada: Uses and Approaches.

By Wayne R. Belcher and Alan H. Welch. Download the fact sheet (PDF, MB) Introduction. Water is a precious commodity, especially in the arid southwest region of the United States, where there is a limited supply of surface water and ground water.

Ground water is the sole source of water supply for more than 3 million people on Long Island, New York.

Large-scale ground-water pumpage, sewering systems, and prolonged periods of below-normal precipitation have lowered ground-water levels and decreased stream-discharge in western and central Long Island.

No method is currently ( Basic Concepts of Groundwater Hydrology has 8, public water supply systems. Of these, 7, rely on ground water, drawing from more t wells. In addition, there are tens of thousands of privately (California and Nevada groundwater basins are shown in Figure 1).

The basins are like large bathtubs enclosed by the rocks of File Size: KB. A numerical three-dimensional (3D) transient ground-water flow model of the Death Valley region was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey for the U.S.

Department of Energy programs at the Nevada Test Site and at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Decades of study of aspects of the ground-water flow system and previous less extensive ground-water flow models were incorporated and reevaluated together.

These flow paths delineate tributary flow systems, which converge to form the regional ground-water flow system. The implications of these tributary flow paths in controlling transport away from the underground test areas at Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain are : Robert Kenneth Doot.

This atlas is one of several reports that are products of an analysis of regional aquifer systems in the Great Basin of Nevada, Utah, and adjacent States.

The Geological Survey program of regional aquifer-system analyses is a nationwide study of ground-water systems on a regional scale. The program is intended to establish a framework of geologic, hydrologic, and geochemical information for.

Applications to the design of municipal wellfields and individual water-supply wells, the delineation of wellhead protection areas, the design of aquifer pumping tests, and the design of exfiltration trenches are presented.

Numerical models of ground-water flow used in practice are also reviewed.4/5(2). Digital geospatial data sets for the transient ground-water flow model and hydrogeologic framework model, Death Valley regional ground-water flow system, Nevada and California Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S.

Geological Survey, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy. The first edition of this book was published by Prentice Hall in It has been widely recognized as one of the finest books in the field of unsaturated zone hydrology for upper division and graduate level courses, as well as ‘the’ reference book for professionals.

The book was so popular it sold out of print within five years. David KREAMER of University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada (UNLV) | Read 50 publications | Contact David KREAMER Book. Oct ; Delineation of Ground-Water Flow Systems in the Southern.

map Groundwater flow model data documentation package Report ITLV/ Las Vegas, Nevada U.S. Department of Energy 8 volumes, various pagination. digital file publication date IT Corporation () Developer of digital data set. Line features forming the lateral boundary of the ground-water flow model by IT Corporation () were acquired by the USGS as Drawing Exchange Format (DXF.

ground-water reservoirs for a PRMS-only simulation: (A) original conceptualization of PRMS (Leavesley and others, ), and (B) revised conceptualization that includes cascading flow of surface runoff and interflow from upslope hydrologic.

CONTENTS FOREWORD ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ES-1 CONTENTS i 1 INTRODUCTION LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF DOCUMENT EPA'S IMPLEMENTATION APPROACH ORGANIZATION OF DOCUMENT 2 HYDROGEOLOGIC AND CONTAMINANT CONTROLS OVER WHPA DELINEATION. Groundwater Hydrology Rain: Falls on and enters land surface.

•Some will flow over land surface as runoff- relatively common-important when the ground is frozen. •Some will enter as interflow- just below the surface of the land- a very porous horizon (shallow flow system). • The rest percolates into the soil ÆA high percentage of that is. Federal regulations define the ordinary high water mark (OHWM) as “that line on the shore established by the fluctuations of water and indicated by physical characteristics such as a clear, natural line impressed on the bank, shelving, changes in the character of soil, destruction of terrestrial vegetation, the presence of litter and debris, or other appropriate means that consider the.Gro“nd-wate, flow r) 4 Fig.

2. Diagram illustrating a ideal hydromorphic dispersion anomaly of gold in the ground water, down-gradient from a concealed disseminated gold deposit. The dispersion anomaly for gold in the ground water is potentially a much larger drilling target than the gold deposit itself.Issues 1 and 7 deal with the occurrence of water below the root zone that may percolate into the zone of emplaced waste and permit mobilization of contaminants through the formation of leachates.

Issue 1 is related to vadose hydrologic processes that have been and are operating at the undisturbed site, and Issue 7 relates to processes that may operate when the site is used for waste disposal.