|The Leicester public water supply well site is located approximately 1 km east of downtown Paxton, Massachusetts. New geologic mapping was conducted in the vicinity of the well site to characterize the bedrock geology. The characterization of the bedrock geology is part of an ongoing study on estimating contributing areas to public-supply wells and hydrologic responses to pumping in fractured-bedrock aquifers. The purpose of this study is to describe the characteristics of the bedrock that may influence groundwater flow and to identify potential directions of anisotropy in the fractured bedrock.|
is a BRASS product.
Bedrock Regional Aquifer Systematics Study (BRASS) Project Home Page
USGS Massachusetts / Rhode Island District
Delineation of Contributing Areas to Public Supply Wells in Aquifers with Complex Hydrogeologic Conditions
is only available on the web.
Contact: Greg Walsh
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