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Ground-water mining in the United States

Gordon Sloggett

Ground-water mining in the United States

by Gordon Sloggett

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- United States.,
  • Irrigation -- United States -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon Sloggett and Clifford Dickason.
    SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 555.
    ContributionsDickason, Clifford., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17561624M

    respect to surface and underground mining of coal in many state of our country coal fields. Ground-water quality is being addressed in this review paper. Despite the new emphasis placed on ground water by regulatory authorities, the effects of coal mining on ground water are still poorly understood. It is theFile Size: KB. There is an appreciable and adagio impact of mining on ground and surface waters. Rapid development of mining through out the world, with the galloping advances in science and technology is changing the shape of our planet giving rise to fundamental transformation of the environment in which water resources play crucial Size: KB.

    Ground Water Ground Water A bandoned mines with associated acid mine drainage (AMD) discharges are among the greatest threats to ground and surface water quality in many areas of the United States. While mining is extremely important to our standard of living, energy production, and national security, it can disturb the land and alter theFile Size: 1MB. Lines, Gregory C. (), The Ground-Water System and Possible Effects of Underground Coal Mining in the Trail Mountain Area, Central Utah. United States Geological Survey Water-Suppy Paper Lines, Gregory C., et al () Hydrology of A Northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Coal Provinces, Utah, Water Resources Investigation.

    Groundwater extraction for irrigation in areas such as South Asia and the high plains of the United States has depleted aquifer systems (Wada et al., ).Groundwater extraction is considered sustainable if there is no net reduction in groundwater stored in the system over a water year (Bredehoeft, ).Extraction of groundwater from an unexploited aquifer alters the balance . Ground-water regions of the United States (Geological Survey water-supply paper) [Heath, Ralph C] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ground-water regions of the United States (Geological Survey water-supply paper)Author: Ralph C Heath.


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Dept. Ground-water mining in the United States book Agriculture, Economic Research. Download a PDF of "Coal Mining and Ground-Water Resources in the United States" by the National Research Council for free.

Suggested Citation:"The Ground-Water Resource in the United States."National Research Council. Coal Mining and Ground-Water Resources in the United gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Get this from a library. Coal mining and ground-water resources in the United States: a report.

[National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Ground. Groundwater mining is the removal, or withdraw, of water in the natural ground over a period of time that exceeds the recharge rate of the supply aquifer.

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Thomas Washington, D. C., Free on application to the Geological Survey, Washing D. by: 8. Groundwater is often cheaper, more convenient and less vulnerable to pollution than surface water. Therefore, it is commonly used for public water supplies. For example, groundwater provides the largest source of usable water storage in the United States, and California annually withdraws the largest amount of groundwater of all the states.

The United States uses billion gallons per day of fresh groundwater for public supply, private supply, irrigation, livestock, manufacturing, mining, thermoelectric power, and other purposes. 8 California pumps billion gallons per day of groundwater for all purposes, times as much as the second-ranked state — Texas ( bgd).

odor, taste, or color. Ground water that contains unacceptable concentrations of these substances is not used for drinking water or other domestic water uses unless it is treated to remove these con-taminants.

Septic Systems One of the main causes of ground water contami-nation in the United States is the effluent (out. This book comprises over 60 original and fully refereed technical presentations focused on geological analysis and testing of rocks, ores, minerals and elements correlated with gold mineralization and mining in the Great Basin region of the United States.

FRESH GROUND-WATER WITHDRAWALS IN THE UNITED STATES WITHDRAWALS, IN BILLION GALLONS PER DAY Rural Industrial* Public Supply Irrigation * includes commercial, mining, and thermoelectric The Nation’s total supply of water is large.

Average annual streamflow in the conterminous (48) States is File Size: 1MB. Technical Guide to Managing Ground Water Resources United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Minerals and Geology Management Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air, and Rare Plants Engineering FS May @article{osti_, title = {Impacts from surface mining on ground-water system: A twenty-year record}, author = {Promma, K and Mathewson, C C}, abstractNote = {Groundwater impacts from a surface lignite mine in east-central Texas have been predicted and monitored since Minimal impacts on groundwater quantity and quality were predicted.

Attribution: California Water Science Center, Water Resources, United States of America. View Citation. Einhell, D.C., Downing-Kunz, M.A., and Livsey, D.N.,Continuous water-quality and suspended-sediment transport monitoring in the San Francisco Bay, California, water years – U.S.

Geological Survey Fact Sheet –, 4 p. Estimated use of water in the United States in Water use in the United States in was estimated to be about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d), which was 13 percent less than in The estimates put total withdrawals at.

Introduction 1 2. Findings 4 3. Underground Coal Mining in the Eastern United States 7 4. Ground-Water Avai labi 1 ity 35 General Concepts 35 Local Hydrogeologic Controls 36 Availability in Selected States 37 5.

Water Use 50 Sources and Significance of the Data 50 6. Effects of underground coal mining on ground water in the eastern United States, Volume 1 Research reporting series: Interagency energy-environment research and development Effects of Underground Coal Mining on Ground Water in the Eastern United States, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio).

Unfortunately, the ground water can become contaminated by human activity. These chemicals can enter the soil and rock, polluting the aquifer and eventually the well. Laws and Regulations. Ground Water Rule: provides for increased protection against microbial pathogens in public water systems that use ground water sources.

WATER CONTROL IN UNDERGROUND MINES-GROUTING OR DRAINAGE. by V. STRASKRABA, and S. EFFNER TRC HYDRO-GEO CONSULTANTS S.

UNION BLVD., SUITE LAKEWOOD, COLORADO, USA ABSTRACT Mine dewatering and grouting are the two most common methods of ground water control in underground mining. Groundwater pollution (also called groundwater contamination) occurs when pollutants are released to the ground and make their way down into type of water pollution can also occur naturally due to the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent, contaminant or impurity in the groundwater, in which case it is more likely referred to as contamination rather .A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.[an error occurred while processing this directive] Memos with Italic description are viewable by internal USGS Users ONLY and are NOT Policy memos.

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