2 edition of Ground-water use from the principal aquifers in Puerto Rico during calendar year 1990 found in the catalog.
Ground-water use from the principal aquifers in Puerto Rico during calendar year 1990
Wanda L. Molina Rivera
by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Guaynabo, P.R.] (651 Federal Dr., Guaynabo 00965)
Written in English
|Other titles||Ground water use from the principal aquifers in Puerto Rico during calendar year 1990.|
|Statement||[author, Wanda L. Molina-Rivera].|
|Series||Fact sheet -- FS-188-96., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-96-188.|
|Contributions||Geological Survey (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
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Page Contact Information: Puerto Rico Water Data Maintainer Page Last Modified: EDT nadww stored in aquifers in the region that is both accessible and suitable for use. These aquifers receive recharge at a rate of 80, ML/ yr and they are being pumped at a rate of , ML/yr. This means that overall the system is losing water causing a decline in groundwater levels that affects users in the lower and middle aquifers.
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Ground-water use from the principal aquifers in Puerto Rico during calendar year [Guaynabo, P.R.] ( Federal Dr., Guaynabo ): U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey,  (OCoLC) The processing steps are discussed separately for Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands PUERTO RICO *Aquifer contact lines The aquifer contact information was originally compiled by Robert A.
Renken at a scale ofon scale-stable material. The contacts were scribed at a lineweight of ". This is polygon data of shallowest principal aquifers of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, developed as part of the effort to produce a map published atin Chapter HA N of the "Ground Water Atlas of the United States" series of printed publications.
See Other_Citation_Details for publication h Year: This dataset, published incontains the shallowest principal aquifers of the conterminous United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.
Virgin Islands, portrayed as polygons. The map layer was developed as part of the effort to produce the maps published atin the printed series Ground Water Atlas of the United States. Fresh ground-water withdrawals from alluvial aquifers throughout Puerto Rico during were about 24 million gallons per day, or nearly 14 percent of the total ground water withdrawn on the island.
Withdrawals from the alluvial valley aquifer in the Humacao-Naguabo area were million gallons per day during If these maps do not address the location in question, refer to the USGSmaps titled Unconsolidated Aquifers in Upstate New York (leaves DEC website).
Areas shown as "Unconfined Aquifer 10 to gallons per minute" or "Unconfined Aquifer more than gallons per minute" are considered to be Principal Aquifers unless contradictory site specific information is made available to.
This map layer contains the shallowest principal aquifers of the state of Florida portrayed as polygons. The map layer was developed as part of the effort to produce the series "Ground Water Atlas of the United States".
The published maps contain base and cultural features not included in these data. This is a replacement for the July map layer called Principal Aquifers of the Plate 1. Generalized section showing principal aquifers and confining units of the North Coast limestone aquifer system Maps showing: 2.
Estimated potentiometric surface of the upper aquifer, North Coast limestone aquifer system (average conditions between and ) : Robert A. Renken, Fernando Gómez-Gómez. Introduction. The north coast karst aquifer (Figure 1), which comprises 19% of the island, is the most extensive and productive fresh-water aquifer in Puerto Rico (Lugo et.
al, ; Veve and Taggart, ).This aquifer serves as a significant source of water for domestic, industrial, and agricultural uses ().Groundwater in the region also discharges to surface water features, contributing Cited by: In its latest report on water use in the United States, the USGS looked at the nation's dependence on ground water.
The report entitled Estimated Withdrawals from Principal Aquifers in the United States,provides details of ground-water withdrawals and use from principal aquifers in.
During rainfall events, the aquifers in Puerto Rico capture a small fraction of the rainfall and sometimes can store it for years. Organic pollutants are degraded over time by microbial and chemical processes. The shorter the travel time between raindrop and aquifer recharge the greater is the risk of contamination.
Existing data from non-pumping observation wells have been used to identify Cited by: 1. () Hydrogeology of the Principal Aquifers in Vigo and Clay Counties, Indiana.
Interpretive report by L. Cable, F. Watkins, Jr., and T. Robison about ground-water resources of Vigo and Clay Counties. Includes descriptions and maps of the principal water- bearing units in the counties. In Puerto Rico's South Coast ground-water province, more than 1, meters of clastic and carbonate rocks of Oligocene to Pliocene age infill the South Coast Tertiary Basin.
The pattern of lithofacies within this basin appears to have been controlled by changes in base level that were, at times, dominated by tectonic movement (uplift and. Browse the USGS Publication Warehouse Publications in the Series Open-File Report.
and principal facts for gravity data compiled for the island of Puerto Rico and vicinity,Open-File Report B Publications of the Branch of Atlantic Marine Geology for Calendar Year Abstract: This map layer contains the shallowest principal aquifers of the conterminous United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.
Virgin Islands, portrayed as polygons. The map layer was developed as part of the effort to produce the maps published atin the printed series "Ground Water Atlas of the United States". Principal Aquifers and Withdrawal Zones ~ North and South Provinces milllan gels.
per day Percentage of Aquifers Ground-water TotatWater Groundwater withdrawal Use North COllt Province Zone A West coast to Rio Grande de Arecibo 5 45 t B.
Torres-González A () Simulation of ground-water flow in the water table aquifer near Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. US Geol Surv Water Resour Invest Rep39 pp Torres-González S, Planert M, Rodríguez MJ () Hydrogeology and simulation of ground-water flow in the upper aquifer of the Río Camuy to Río Grande de Manatí area, Puerto Cited by: From the site: "This map layer contains the shallowest principal aquifers of the conterminous United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.
Virgin Islands, portrayed as polygons. The map layer was developed as part of the effort to produce the maps published atin the printed series "Ground Water Atlas of the United States". Gómez-Gómez, Fernando,Hydrochemistry of the South Coastal Plain Aquifer System of Puerto Rico and its relation to surface-water recharge, in Gómez-Gómez, Fernando, Quiñones-Aponte, Vicente, and Johnson, A.I., eds., Aquifers of the Caribbean Islands, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tropical Hydrology, San Juan, PR, July.
Ground water is a source of sustenance for people, agriculture and industry worldwide, and as populations grow and economies develop, we increasingly draw on those stores of water beneath the surface. Our needs for water grow each year.
But ground water is a finite resource, one that in some places is strained to the limit. Potentiometric surface of the principal alluvial aquifers in the Rio Espiritu Santo to Rio Demajagua area, Puerto Rico, U.S.
Geological Survey. Water-Resources Investigations Report Puerto Rico Water Resources and Environmental Research Institute, The report entitled Estimated Withdrawals from Principal Aquifers in the United States,provides details of ground water withdrawals and use from principal aquifers in each state.
The USGS found that more than 90 percent of ground water withdrawals are used for irrigation, public supply (deliveries to homes, businesses and industry), and.Ogallala Aquifer of the central United States is one of the world's great aquifers, but in places it is being rapidly depleted by growing municipal use, and continuing agricultural use.
This huge aquifer, which underlies portions of eight states, contains primarily fossil water from the time of the last recharge, in the more arid parts of the aquifer, is estimated to total.