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Comparison of alternative methods for recharge of a deep aquifer

Comparison of alternative methods for recharge of a deep aquifer

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Published by AWWA Research Foundation in Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquifer storage recovery.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-212).

    Statementprepared by William F. Hahn ... [et al.] ; jointly sponsored by Awwa Research Foundation and El Paso Water Utilities and U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.
    ContributionsHahn, William F., AWWA Research Foundation., El Paso (Tex.). Water Utilities and Public Service Board., United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD404.5 .C65 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3324466M
    LC Control Number2004297582
    OCLC/WorldCa54533939

    Comparison with Recharge Sources Simulated with a Groundwater-Flow Model water may contribute small amounts of recharge to the aquifer, (), or were estimated using methods described in Ackerman and others (). ft. 3 /s, cubic foot per second] : Gordon W. Rattray. The Aquifer has one of the fastest flow rates in the nation, flowing as much as 50 feet per day in some areas. In comparison, a typical aquifer has a flow rate between a quarter inch and five feet per day. The Aquifer deposits range from about feet to more than feet deep. Recharge is defined as the downward flow of water reaching the water table forming an addition to the ground water reservoir [6]. Groundwater recharge rate is both specially and temporally varied [7]. This variability is due to a number of factors such as; climate, soil cover, geology, surface topography, hydrology and vegetation : Nebiyou Kassahun, Mebruk Mohamed. Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) is a water reuse technique with the potential to meet growing water demands. However, MAR sites have encountered arsenic mobilization resulting from recharge operations. To combat this challenge, it is imperative to identify the mechanisms of arsenic mobilization during MAR. In this bench-scale study, arsenic mobilization from arsenopyrite (FeAsS) was Cited by:


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Groundwater recharge is a key factor in water-balance studies, especially in (semi-)arid areas. In this study, multiple methods were used to estimate groundwater recharge in the Ordos Plateau. Potential recharge is the term used by many authors for recharge computed from unsaturated zone methods as this infiltrated water may be subject to losses (e.g., root zone uptake, interflow then surface discharge) before contributing to the Cited by: 9.

The horizontal recharge of freshwater, the intrusion of sea water and the vertical recharge provided by rains were estimated for an aquifer surface of km² (area of aquifer exploitation).

WATER SUPPLY OPTIONS recharge of deep aquifer by infiltration through coarse media and replenishment by horizontal movement of water are likely to keep the aquifer arsenic free even after prolong water abstraction.

Since many people in the rural area still use surface water for cooking, installation of deep tubewell in an area can be a. A Review of Methods for Assessing Aquifer Sensitivity and Ground Water Vulnerability to Pesticide Contamination September Acknowledgements This document was prepared for the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Ground Water Protection Division (GWPD) under Contract No. CO Managed Aquifer Recharge: Practical techniques for the Caribbean. Page 1. Introduction. Managed Aquifer Recharge.

Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR), or enhanced recharge, previously known as ‘artificial recharge’ is the intentional diversion of surface water to the groundwater reservoir by modifying, through a variety.

Managed aquifer recharge offers a variety of infrastructure and policy options to increase infiltration into over-drafted aquifers and promote conjunctive use of alternative water supply sources (Dahlke et al., ).

In the MCMA a number of aquifer management alternatives have been proposed to mitigate the effects of intensive groundwater use. Aquifer volcanic rocks represent one of the largest basalt areas on the planet; basalt-andesites are also found and contrast with rhyolites, rhyodacites, and latites (Nardy et al.,White,Wildner, ).The rock aquifer system's thickness is approximately m (Athayde, ) and covers the entire study d below this system is the Guaraní Aquifer System (SAG).Author: Maurício D.

Melati, Fernando M. Fan, Gustavo B. Athayde. Considering the different types of recharge (Table 4), while the median recharge values from all of the methods used range from 45 to mm/a, we expect that the long‐term actual recharge averaged over the general study area lies somewhere between the minimum and potential values of and mm/a, given by the lowest streamflow hydrograph.

A discussion of the geological causes, types, and scales of aquifer heterogeneity is first provided. Aquifer characterization methods are then discussed, followed by chapters on data upscaling, groundwater modelling, and geostatistics.

This book is a must for every practitioner, graduate student, or researcher dealing with aquifer. Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) is the purposeful recharge of an aquifer for later recovery or environmental benefits and represents a valuable method for sustainable water resources management.

Models can be helpful tools for the assessment of MAR systems. This review encompasses a survey and an analysis of case studies which apply flow and transport models to evaluate by: Aquifer specific‐yield values shown in Table III are based on tabled ranges from Johnson for the material textures.

All recharge values from the water table fluctuation method deviated only between 1 and 11% from those derived from HYDRUS models. The best correspondence was with the supraglacial sites. Discussion Parameter estimationCited by: 8. The last 60 years has seen unprecedented groundwater extraction and overdraft as well as development of new technologies for water treatment that together drive the advance in intentional groundwater replenishment known as managed aquifer recharge (MAR).

This paper is the first known attempt to quantify the volume of MAR at global scale, and to illustrate the advancement of all the Cited by: Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / new methods for determining recharge and water budgets, and more accurate calibration to springs.

The first major modeling activity is that the EAA has added calibration data to develop a version of the MODFLOW model and used it to test management strategies that are.

Numerous approaches have been used or proposed for assessing ground water vulnerability. They range from sophisticated models of the physical, chemical, and biological processes occurring in the vadose zone and ground water regime, to models that weight critical factors affecting vulnerability.

This study devised a practical solution to mitigate urban inundation and artificial recharge of groundwater using recharge wells which is the most viable surface runoff rainwater harvesting (RWH) technique in urban areas. The Rainwater Harvesting Pilot Project at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore was established to deal with urban flooding, artificial recharge of groundwater, and to avoid the mixing of Cited by: 1.

Abstract. Both physical and chemical methods have been used to estimate recharge in arid and semiarid areas. Our review indicates that indirect, physical approaches, such as water balance and Darcy flux measurements, are the least successful, while methods using tracers (e.g., Cl, [sup 3]H, and [sup 34]Cl) have been the most successful in estimating groundwater recharge in dry regions.

Comparison of flow models used to delineate capture zones of wells: Leaky- confined fractured-carbonate aquifer, Ground Water, 30(2): Barker, J.F., k, and D. Major, Natural attenuation of aromatic hydrocarbons in a shallow sand aquifer, Ground Water Monitoring Review, 7(1) of scientific information, including the occurrence and rate of aquifer recharge.

In arid and semi-arid areas, natural tracers, such as the environmentally stable isotopes of oxygen and hydrogen and the radioactive isotope tritium, are unique tools for recharge characterization. The atmospheric input of tritium. The Edwards Aquifer is one of the most prolific artesian aquifers in the world.

Located on the eastern edge of the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas, it is the source of drinking water for two million people, and is the primary water supply for agriculture and industry in the aquifer's addition, the Edwards Aquifer feeds the Comal and San Marcos springs, provides springflow Geology: Limestone karst.

treated waste water (TWW), as source of recharge to mitigate SWI. Surface reservoirs, lakes, canals and other spreading recharge basins can be used as recharge systems to feed the unconfined aquifer systems instead of application of deep recharge wells.

The collected TWW can be allowed to percolate through the unsaturated zone to the. Methods of Dewatering 1. 1 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION GENERAL Ground water conditions play an important part in the stability of foundations.

If the water table lies very close to the base of footings, the bearing capacity and settlement characteristics of the soil would be affected. The level of the water table fluctuates with season.

Almost all of Florida is a recharge zone for the Floridan Aquifer. Sipping from Aquifers. If you walked around your community years ago, you would probably come across bubbling springs seeming to come from nowhere.

The Floridan aquifer came so close to the surface that its water could sometimes flow in a stream or burst into a small fountain. The methods of hydrogeologic mapping outlined in Section are useful in determining the scale and depth of natural groundwater flow systems and in mapping the extent of their recharge and discharge areas.

Subsurface Geological Methods. It is seldom sufficient to look only at the surficial manifestations of a hydrogeological environment. From the total water balance, the aquifer recharge was estimated to be in the order of 39 % ( Mm3 /yr or mm/yr) of the total precipitation over the area mm/yr 43 Mm3.

The water balance of the aquifer indicated that the discharges from the aquifer exceed the recharge by %. Recharge Recharge to the Edwards aquifer takes the form of infiltration of precipitation that falls on the outcrop of the aquifer or infiltration of runoff derived from watershed areas upstream from the aquifer outcrop.

The recharge zone in the northern part of the study area consists mainly ofFile Size: 8MB. Abstract. Groundwater recharge is the process by which water moves from the Earth’s surface into the groundwater system.

It is the ultimate source of renewable groundwater and is thus a fundamentally critical parameter for water-resources : Robert Maliva, Thomas Missimer.

Sedimentary aquifer layers are characterized by spatial variability of hydraulic properties. Nevertheless, zones with similar values of hydraulic parameters (parameter zones) can be distinguished.

This parameter zonation approach is an alternative to the analysis of spatial variation of the. Managed aquifer recharge of aerobic water into deep aquifers often induces the oxidation of pyrite, which can lead to groundwater acidification and metal mobilization.

As circumneutral pH is often maintained by the dissolution of sedimentary calcite or high injectant alkalinity little attention is generally paid to potential alternative pH Cited by: Ebel, B.A., and Nimmo, J.R.,An alternative process model of preferential contaminant travel times in the unsaturated zone--Application to Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain, Nevada: Environmental Modeling and Assessment, v.

18, no. 3, doi: /s, p.Effect of soil disturbance on aquifer recharge. Brief Review of Alternative Methods of Estimating Recharge 61 Effectiveness of fissures in collecting water from the aquifer Comparison of properties of sandstone aquifers based on cores, packer Deeper aquifer system Input of deep thermal water: Levy, B.S., and Pannell, L.,Evaluation of a pressure system for estimating in-situ hydraulic conductivity, in Proceedings of the Fifth National Outdoor Action Conference on Aquifer Restoration, Ground Water Monitoring, and Geophysical Methods, Las Vegas, Nevada, MayDublin, Ohio, National Water Well Association, Ground Water.

Daamen, R.C., Roehl, Jr., Edwin, and Conrads, P.A., Development of Inferential Sensors for Real-time Quality Control of Water-level Data for the Everglades Depth Estimation Network: Proceedings of the South Carolina Water Resources Conference, held October, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

Dacosta, Rafael, and Gómez-Gómez, Fernando, Alternative Uses for Wells and Well Screens Aquifer Storage Recovery Wells ASR-Well Construction Materials ASR-Well Water-Level Measurement and Casing Diameter Mechanical Integrity Testing Selection of ASR Storage Intervals ASR Well-Screen Design Target Storage Volume and Recovery Efficiency ASR Wellhead and Wellfield Design and Operation.

Karst Systems. A karst aquifer is typically characterized by sinkholes, caves, springs, conduits and underground drainage systems (Figure 1) formed by dissolution, internal drainage, and collapse quantitative assessment of flow and transport processes in these aquifers requires knowledge on recharge characteristics and location of major conduits by: Groundwater is the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.A unit of rock or an unconsolidated deposit is called an aquifer when it can yield a usable quantity of water.

The depth at which soil pore spaces or fractures and voids in rock become completely saturated with water is called the water table.

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Crites, E. Joe Middlebrooks and Robert K. Bastian (, Hardcover, Revised, New Edition) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Protistan communities in aquifers are usually dominated by heterotrophic flagellates.

Aquifer flagellates are typically small in size: 2–3(5) μm in situ, up to about 10 μm in laboratory cultures. The size of bacterivorous flagellates may be influenced by food by:   The impervious thrust zone can also stop the saline intrusion. So, even if the aquifer is several hundred meters deep below sea level, the groundwater remains fresh.

This wide saturated zone of the aquifer below the springs gives a high groundwater storage. 1. Introduction [2] Techniques for estimating recharge based on groundwater level (h [L]) fluctuations are amongst the most commonly applied methods [Healy and Cook, ].Although relevant analytical solutions to various Boussinesq equations [Bear, ] have been derived for this purpose [Su, ; Rai et al., ], configurations useful for practical application to real hydrogeological Cited by: Design Standards No.

Embankment Dams DS(21) September WR&C, as used in this chapter, is a generic term that refers to any system designed to remove and/or control groundwater and/or surface water at a site. WR&C systems can consist of dewatering and/or unwatering components.EDWARDS AQUIFER HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN ANNUAL REPORT PAGE vi Effects on Covered Species in Chapter – ANNUAL TAKE ESTIMATES, and Appendix N, of the Annual Report provide an overview of net disturbance percentages and a summary of incidental take for (Table ES -2).In the Comal system, the fountain darter and all three listed invertebrates had a net .