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Hydrogeolgy and preliminary assessment of the potential for contamination of the Memphis aquifer in the Memphis area, Tennessee

U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Investigations Report 90-4092

by William S. Parks


Table of Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Purpose and scope

Previous investigations

Acknowledgments

Physiographic setting

Hydrogeology

Thickness of the confining unit overlying the Memphis aquifer

Water table in the alluvium and fluvial deposits

Potentiometric surface of the Memphis aquifer

Potential sources of contamination of the Memphis aquifer

Indications of downward leakage to the Memphis aquifer

Potential for contamination of the Memphis aquifer

Summary and conclusions

References

 


 

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