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Determination of hydraulic characteristics and yield of aquifers underlying Vekol Valley, Arizona, using several classical and current methods

Water Supply Paper 2453

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Abstract

Investigations were conducted in Arizona during the early 1980's to obtain hydrologic data in order to deliver 30,000 acre-feet of water annually to the Ak-Chin Indian Reservation. A recharge experiment produced infiltration rates for an ephemeral stream channel that ranged from 0.64 to 1.09 cubic feet per second per 1,000 feet of channel length. Water moved vertically through the 330-foot-thick unsaturated zone to the water table in less than 5 days.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Determination of hydraulic characteristics and yield of aquifers underlying Vekol Valley, Arizona, using several classical and current methods
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
2453
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1996
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O. ; For sale by the U.S. Geological Survey Information Services,
Description:
iv, 63 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm.