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Availability of hydrologic data in San Juan County, New Mexico

Open-File Report 84-608

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Abstract

San Juan County, in the northwestern corner of New Mexico, uses surface water from the San Juan, Animas, and La Plata Rivers as a principal source of water for the county, but the water in these streams is fully appropriated. Ground water is present in San Juan County in several bedrock formations and in the alluvium of the river valleys. This report describes the hydrologic data that have been collected in San Juan County, presents examples of the data, shows the locations of the data-collection sites, and indicates where more complete records may be obtained. This data base should be helpful in assessing the quantity, quality, and availability of the county 's water resources. Information collected at 1,877 water wells, 39 streamflow-gaging stations, and 172 springs is presented. The collection sites and geology are shown on a base map with a scale of 1 inch = 2 miles. (USGS).

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Availability of hydrologic data in San Juan County, New Mexico
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
84-608
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1984
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
iv, 116 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm.