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Analysis of aquifer tests in the Punjab region of West Pakistan

Water Supply Paper 1608-G

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Abstract

The results of 141 pumping tests in the Punjab Plain of West Pakistan are reported. Methods of test analysis are described in detail, and an outline of the theory underlying these methods is given. The lateral permeability of the screened interval is given for all tests; the specific yield of the material at water-table depth is given for 1(6 tests; and the vertical permeability of the material between the water table and the top of the screen is given for 14 tests. The lateral permeabilities are predominantly in the range 0.001 to 0.006 cfs per sq ft; the average value is 0.0032 cfs per sq ft. Specific yields generally range from 0.02 to 0.26; the average value is 0.14. All vertical permeability results fall in the range 10 -5 to 10 -3 cfs per sq ft.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Analysis of aquifer tests in the Punjab region of West Pakistan
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
1608
Chapter:
G
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1967
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O.,
Description:
iv, 56 p. :ill., maps ;24 cm.