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Water-level maps of the alluvial aquifer, Northwestern Mississippi, April 1983

Water-Resources Investigations Report 83-4285

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Abstract

Water levels were measured in about 500 wells in the Mississippi River valley alluvial aquifer in northwestern Mississippi during April 1983. Ground-water levels have declined in some areas in recent years as a result of heavy irrigation pumpage from this aquifer. Near the areas of principal recharge, along the major rivers, and near the Bluff Hills, ground-water levels appear to be relatively unaffected by the large aquifer drafts; whereas away from the areas of recharge, in the interior of the basin, ground-water levels have shown a long-term decline. (USGS)

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Water-level maps of the alluvial aquifer, Northwestern Mississippi, April 1983
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
83-4285
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1984
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 25 x 14 cm., sheet 84 x 61 cm., folded in envelope 30 x 23 cm.