Ground Water and the Rural Homeowner USGS

Ground Water and the Rural Homeowner - USGS

Ground water is always moving by the force of gravity from recharge areas to discharge areas. Ground-water movement in most areas is slow-a few feet per year. But, in more permeable zones, such as solution channels in limestone, movement can be as much as several feet per day.

Ground Water and the Rural Homeowner - Section 1 - USGS

spective rural homeowners, particularly thosein the glaciated northern parts of the United States, with a basic butcomprehensive description of ground water. It also presents problems one may expect to encounterwith ground water and some solutions or suggestionsfor help with these problems.

Aquifers and Groundwater - USGS

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Ground Water and the Rural Homeowner - Section 2 - USGS

shallow ground water. Oil spills. Anotherchronic problem in many rural homes is leaking or spilled fuel oil which eventually con-taminates the owner'sown well. Many homes have afuel tank, either buried or above ground, adjacent to the house andwithin a fewfeet of the well. Spills or accumulated leakage eventual-ly can migrate to theaquifer and ...

Groundwater Basics - USGS

Ground water and the rural homeowner. As the salesmen sang in the musical The Music Man, "You gotta know the territory." This saying is also true when planning to buy or build a house. Learn as much as possible about the land, the water supply, and the septic system of the house before buying or building.

Aquifers and Groundwater - USGS.gov

Ground water and the rural homeowner As the salesmen sang in the musical The Music Man, "You gotta know the territory." This saying is also true when planning to buy or build a house.

Ground Water and the Rural Homeowner USGS

Ground water and the rural homeowner - USGS This booklet provides both present and prospective rural homeowners, particularly those in the glaciated northern parts of the United States, with a basic but comprehensive description of ground water.

What is groundwater? - USGS

Ground water and the rural homeowner; 1994; USGS Unnumbered Series; GIP; Waller, Roger M. Year Published: 1994 Water resources professional's outreach notebook; ground water, grade level 6-8

Groundwater Quality and Geochemistry of West Virginia ... - USGS

The 60 sites sampled included 46 rural residential homeowner wells and 14 mine outfall discharges used for residential supply. For this study, all samples were collected prior to any filtration or other treatments, typically at the pressure tank, and are indicative of total and dissolved constituents in the untreated water.

USGS Groundwater Information: USGS Ground-Water Resources ...

Ground water is among the Nation's most important natural resources. It provides drinking water to urban and rural communities, supports irrigation and industry, sustains the flow of streams and rivers, and maintains riparian and wetland ecosystems.