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USGS Report   new Estimates for self-supplied domestic withdrawals and population served for selected principal aquifers, calendar year 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1223
(US Geological Survey, National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Report 2010-1223, 10 pp, 2010) Report represents the most recent assessment of estimated self-supplied domestic withdrawals and population served for 20 aquifers in the United States.

For information on the National Water Quality Assessment Program, visit http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa

 
Quality of Wter from Domestic Wells  

newQuality of Water from Public Water Supply Wells in the US, 1993-2007

(US Geological Survey, National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Circular 1346, 58 pp, 2010)

For information on the National Water Quality Assessment Program, visit http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa

 
Quality of Water from Domestic Wells  

Quality of Water from Domestic Wells in Principal Aquifers of the US, 1991-2004

(US Geological Survey, National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Circular 1332, 58 pp, 2009)

For information on the National Water Quality Assessment Program, visit http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa

 

 
GROUNDWATER RECHARGE ESTIMATES PA  

Summary of Groundwater Recharge Estimates for Pennsylvania

(Pennsylvania Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, Reese, S. O., and Risser, D. W., 4th series, Water Resources Report 70, 2010,18 pp, 6 plates)

A general overview of processes affecting recharge in Pennsylvania and
estimates of recharge rates from studies at various scales

 
Groundwater Educ PDF  

Community Groundwater Education in Pennsylvania: Lessons from Successful Project Leaders
WREN Publication
(Groundwater Policy Education Project, third edition, 2001, 21 pages)
Tips on managing local education projects, gleaned from the experiences of local leaders.

     

 

Groundwater Protection and Management in Pennsylvania: An Introductory Guide for Citizens and Local Officials
WREN Publication
(League of Women Voters of PA, Citizen Education Fund, third edition, 58 pages, 2001.)
A handbook for community leaders interested in exploring groundwater quality issues and developing plans for protecting their communitygroundwater resources.

     

Groundwater Primer

Groundwater: A Primer for Pennsylvanians
WREN Publication
(LWV-PA Citizen Education Fund, sixth printing, 12 pages)
Describes groundwater and discusses issues surrounding groundwater protection and management in Pennsylvania.

To download individual text sections, and/or illustrations, visit Primer Download

     
Sandcastle Moats and Petunia Bed Holes
 


Sandcastle Moats and Petunia Bed Holes - A Book about Groundwater

(Virginia Water Resources Research Center, 34 pp)


     
 

 

The Influence of Groundwater on Nitrogen Delivery to the Chesapeake Bay
(USGS, 2003, 6 pp, USGS Fact Sheet FS-091-03)Summarizes a multi-year study of the discharge, nitrogen transport, and age of ground water into streams of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

     

 

 

 

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