(Photograph by L. Wirt, U.S. Geological Survey.)
This report evaluates possible impacts of a mining proposal on the ground-water
resources of the Prescott National Forest in the upper Verde River watershed.
The report is divided into two parts. The first part describes the geology,
hydrology, and stable-isotope chemistry of the regional carbonate aquifer
near Drake, in Yavapai County, north-central Arizona. The second part
evaluates the adequacy of hydrologic information submitted in the mining
Posted 8 March 2005,
updated 6 October 2005
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