North Dakota Water Science Center

Water Resources Data--North Dakota, Water Year 2005, Volume 2 Ground Water

USGS Water-Data Report ND-05-2

By S.M. Robinson and D.R. Rosenkranz


Prepared in cooperation with Federal, State, and local agencies.

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Water-resources data for the 2005 water year for North Dakota consists of records of discharge, stage, and water quality for streams; contents, stage, and water quality for lakes and reservoirs; and water levels and water quality for ground-water wells. Volume 2 contains water-level records for 115 ground-water wells and water-quality records for 71 monitoring wells. These data represent that part of the National Water Data System operated by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating Federal, State, and local agencies in North Dakota.

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Summary of hydrologic conditions

Explanation of ground-water-level records

Site identification numbers

Data collection and computation

Data Presentation

Water-level tables


Ground-water-quality data

Data collection and computation

Laboratory measurements

Remark Codes

Blank samples

Reference samples

Replicate samples

Spike samples

Access to USGS water data

Definition of terms

Ground-water levels

Network sites

Ground-water quality

Network sites

Spirit Lake Reservation sites



  1. Map showing locations of ground-water observation wells

  2. Map showing locations of ground-water observation wells on the Spirit Lake Reservation

  3. System for numbering wells (latitude and longitude)

  4. System for numbering wells (township and range)


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