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Open-File Report 2013–1221

Prepared in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District

Chuckwalla Valley Multiple-well Monitoring Site, Chuckwalla Valley, Riverside County, California

By Rhett R. Everett

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, is evaluating the geohydrology and water availability of the Chuckwalla Valley, California. As part of this evaluation, the USGS installed the Chuckwalla Valley multiple-well monitoring site (CWV1) in the southeastern portion of the Chuckwalla Basin. Data collected at this site provide information about the geology, hydrology, geophysics, and geochemistry of the local aquifer system, thus enhancing the understanding of the geohydrologic framework of the Chuckwalla Valley. This report presents construction information for the CWV1 multiple-well monitoring site and initial geohydrologic data collected from the site.

First posted October 21, 2013

For additional information contact:
Director, California Water Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
6000 J Street, Placer Hall
Sacramento, CA 95819-2632
http://ca.water.usgs.gov/

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Suggested citation:

Everett, R.R., 2013, Chuckwalla Valley multiple-well monitoring site, Chuckwalla Valley, Riverside County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1221, 6 p.



Contents

Study Area

Well Completion

Geology at the CWV1 site

Hydrology

Geochemistry

Accessing Data

References


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