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Simulation of the water-table altitude in the Biscayne Aquifer, southern Dade County, Florida, water years 1945-89

Water Supply Paper 2458

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Abstract

The paper describes a regional model of flows in the Biscayne Aquifer of southern Dade County during five consecutive time periods during water years 1945 to 1989 that correspond to stages in the development of a system of levees and controlled canals for water management. Data describing surface-water and ground-water head relations and canal-aquifer head relations are presented and analyzed. The calibrated model is used to numerically assess the effects of the various components of the water-management system.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Simulation of the water-table altitude in the Biscayne Aquifer, southern Dade County, Florida, water years 1945-89
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
2458
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1997
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey ; Branch of Information Services [distributor],
Description:
viii, 148 p. :ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ;28 cm.; 9 plates in pocket