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Tests of subsurface storage of freshwater at Hialeah, Dade County, Florida, and numerical simulation of the salinity of recovered water

Water Supply Paper 2431

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Abstract

This paper presents and interprets data from three cycles of injection, storage, and recovery of freshwater in a brackish aquifer through wells drilled at the Hialeah Water Treatment Plant in northeastern Dade County, Florida. Also described is an application of solute-transport modeling techniques to depict the hypothetical movement of the freshwater mass and to simulate the increasing salinity of the recovered water during the withdrawal phases. This paper also reports results of use of the calibrated model to predict recovery efficiencies in hypothetical future operational schedules of injection and recovery.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Tests of subsurface storage of freshwater at Hialeah, Dade County, Florida, and numerical simulation of the salinity of recovered water
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
2431
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1997
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O. ; Denver, CO : U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor],
Description:
vi, 114 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm.; 2 plates in pocket