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Water-use analysis program for the Neshaminy Creek basin, Bucks and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania

Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4127

Prepared in cooperation with the Delaware River Basin Commission
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Abstract

A water-use analysis computer program was developed for the Neshaminy Creek Basin to assist in managing and allocating water resources in the basin. The program was developed for IBM-compatible personal computers. Basin analysis and the methodologies developed for the Neshaminy Creek Basin can be transferred to other watersheds. The development and structure of the water-use analysis program is documented in this report. The report also serves as a user's guide. The program uses common relational database-management software that allows for water use-data input, editing, updating and output and can be used to generate a watershed water-use analysis report. The watershed-analysis report lists summations of public-supply well withdrawals; a combination of industrial, commercial, institutional, and ground-water irrigation well withdrawals; spray irrigation systems; a combination of public, industrial, and private surface-water withdrawals; wastewater-tratement-facility dishcarges; estimates of aggregate domestic ground-water withdrawals on an areal basin or subbasin basis; imports and exports of wastewater across basin or subbasin divides; imports and exports of public water supplies across basin or subbasin divides; estimates of evaporative loss and consumptive loss from produce incorporation; industrial septic-system discharges to ground water; and ground-water well-permit allocations.

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Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Water-use analysis program for the Neshaminy Creek basin, Bucks and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
96-4127
Year Published:
1996
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
iv, 85 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Pennsylvania
City:
Bucks County, Montgomery County
Other Geospatial:
Neshaminy Creek Basin
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N