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Ground Water and the Rural Homeowner

U.S. Geological Survey

by Roger M. Waller


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Sections available in pdf:

Section 1 -- 1.97 MB

Preface

Introduction

The Hydrologic Cycle

Ground Water

Types of Wells

Wells and Pumpage

Water-Level Declines

 

Section 2 -- 2.28 MB

Water-Level Rises

Quality of Water

Septic Systems and Ground Water

Unknown Hazards Beneath the Land

Consider Past and Future Land Use

Country Living Calls for Knowledge

Some Practical Considerations

Suggested Reading


 

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