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Summary of the Hydrogeology of the Valley and Ridge, Blue Ridge, and Piedmont Physiographic Provinces in the Eastern United States

U.S. Geological Survey
Professional Paper 1422-A
by Lindsay A. Swain, Thomas O. Mesko, and Este F. Hollyday

Table of Contents

    Background, Major Objectives, and Approach
    Purpose and Scope
    Summary of Previous Investigations
Hydrogeologic Terranes
Hydraulic Properties
    Storage Coefficient and Specific Yield
    Transmissivity from Specific Capacity of Wells
    Transmissivity from Streamflow Recession
Ground-Water Recharge and Discharge, and Hydrologic Budgets
Ground-Water Flow in Selected Basins
Water Geochemistry
Ground-Water Development and Potential for Future Development
References Cited