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Water-Data Report MD-DE-DC-03-2

Water Resources Data
Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C.
Water Year 2003
Volume 2. Ground-Water Data

By USGS Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C Science Center Staff


This report is available as a pdf.



Water resources data for the 2003 water year for Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. consist of records of water levels and water quality of ground-water wells. This report (Volume 2. Ground-Water Data) contains water levels at 386 observation wells, discharge records for 4 springs, and water quality at 185 wells. Locations of ground-water level wells are shown on figures 6 and 7. Locations of groundwater- quality sites are shown on figure 8. The data in this report represent that part of the National Water Data System collected by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating State, local, and Federal agencies in Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C.




List of ground-water wells, and springs by county or independent city, for which records of ground-water levels are published in this volume



Summary of Ground-Water hydrologic conditions

Ground-Water Levels and Spring Discharge

Ground-Water Networks and Programs

Water Quality -- Salt-Water Intrusion Monitoring Projects

National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program

NAWQA study programs in the MD-DE-DC, district

The Potomac-Delmarva Peninsula study unit (PODL)

Explanation of the records

Station identification numbers

Well naming system

Records of ground-water levels

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Spring discharge table

Water-level tables


Records of ground-water quality

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Remarks codes

Water-quality control data

Blank Samples

Reference Samples

Replicate Samples

Spike Samples

Access to USGS data

Definition of terms

Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations

Selected U.S. Geological Survey Reports on ground-water resources in Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C.

Water Resources Investigations Reports

Water Data Reports

Open-File Reports

Station records, ground water

Ground-water spring discharge

Ground-water levels

Ground-water quality records

Remarks codes

Dissolved trace-elements concentrations

Change in national trends network procedures

Quality of ground water


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For more information about USGS activities in Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia contact:


Science Center Chief
U.S. Geological Survey
Water Resources Discipline
8987 Yellow Brick Road
Baltimore, MD 21237
Telephone: (410) 238-4200
Fax: (410) 238-4210


or access the USGS Water Resources of Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia home page at:  http://md.water.usgs.gov/.

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