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Arsenic, nitrate, iron, and hardness in ground water, Chena Ridge vicinity, Fairbanks, Alaska

Open-File Report 80-49

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Abstract

The report presents all data on hardness, iron, nitrate and arsenic in well water in the Chena Ridge area of Fairbanks, Alaska, through June 1979. Concentrations range as follows: arsenic - 0 to 28 micrograms per liter; nitrate - 0 to 20 milligrams per liter; iron - 0 to 18 milligrams per liter and hardness - 72 to 1,400 milligrams per liter. Values at the upper ends of the ranges for iron and nitrate exceed limits recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency for public water supplies. A map of the area showing the location of sampled wells and a table of chemical analysis are included. (Kosco-USGS)

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Arsenic, nitrate, iron, and hardness in ground water, Chena Ridge vicinity, Fairbanks, Alaska
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
80-49
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1979
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
1 map ;66 x 45 cm.