Ground-water problems in Arkansas

by Charles T. Bryant

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Publisher: Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey in Little Rock, Ark, Denver, Colo

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Statementby C.T. Bryant, A.H. Ludwig, and E.E. Morris ; prepared in cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Pollution Control and Ecology and the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water resources investigations report -- 85-4010., Water-resources investigations report -- 85-4010.
ContributionsLudwig, A. H., Morris, Edward E., Arkansas. Dept. of Pollution Control and Ecology., Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission., Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Paginationiv, 24 p. :
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL18042846M

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Ground water problems in Arkansas. Description: iv, 24 pages: color maps ; 28 cm: Series Title: Water-resources investigations report, Responsibility: by C.T. Bryant, A.H. Ludwig, and E.E. Morris ; prepared in cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Pollution Control and Ecology and the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission.

Ground-water movement in most areas is slow-a few feet per year. But, in more permeable zones, such as solution channels in limestone, movement can be as much as several feet per day.

Evidence of the movement of ground water through rock and soil can be seen in road cuts, especially in winter, when the water freezes upon emerging from the rock.

Ground-water problems in Arkansas book book contains discussions on the following topic: Synopsis, Findings, and Recommendations; Need of State Water Planning; Water Resources of Arkansas; Water Problems of Arkansas; Western Arkansas Basin; Upper White and Black River Basin; Ouachita River.

Groundwater is a valuable resource both in the United States and throughout the world. Groundwater depletion, a term often defined as long-term water-level declines caused by sustained groundwater pumping, is a key issue associated with groundwater use.

Many areas of the United States are experiencing groundwater depletion. The use of ground water in seven States — Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, growing natural-resource and environmental problems and increased water demands.

Withdrawals of fresh ground water, to 5 How Ground Water Occurs It is difficult to visualize water Size: 1MB. Ground water pollution problems in the United States, in Proceedings of a Water Research Conference, "Ground Water Quality, Measurement, Prediction and Protection." Kerns, W.

R., ed. Public policy on ground water protection, in Proceedings of a National Conference, AprilVirginia Po- lytechnic Institute and State University. EPA/ January GROUND-WATER POLLUTION PROBLEMS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES by John C.

Miller Paul S. Hackenberry Frank A. DeLuca Geraghty & Miller, Inc. Port Washington, New York Contract No. Project Officer Marion R.

Scalf Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory Ada, Oklahoma ROBERT S. KERR. the ground water (and associated contaminants) from another aquifer to enter the one being pumped.

This phenomenon is called interaquifer leakage. Thus, properly identifying and protecting the areas affected by well pumping is important to maintain ground water quality. Generally, the greater the distance between a source of contamination and a.

Ground water is one of Arkansas' most important assets. The state has few ground-water supply problems, other than those related to unavail- ability of large supplies in some areas, poor quality of water in sub- stantial areas, and ground-water depletion in the Grand Prairie or extreme eastern region.

Of the 18 states that regulate irrigation of food crops with reclaimed water, only 3 (Arkansas, Nevada, and Michigan) do not have requirements for disinfection or criteria for microbiological water quality; however other restrictions or ground water monitoring may apply (see discussion of state regulations in Chapter 7).

Brahana, J.V.,Controlling influences on ground-water flow and transport in the shallow karst aquifer of northeastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas: Proceedings Volume, Hydrologic Problems Along the Arkansas-Oklahoma Border, Arkansas Water Resources Center Publication No.

MSC, p. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sniegocki, R. T., Problems in artificial recharge through wells in the Grand Prairie region, Arkansas. The State Board of Health is empowered to make all necessary and reasonable rules of a general nature for the protection of the public health and safety; for the general amelioration of the sanitary and hygienic conditions within the state; for the suppression and prevention of infectious, contagious, and communicable diseases; for the proper.

The Arkansas Department of Health Rules and Regulations Pertaining to 0 points for systems that purchase water or that are ground water systems, 5 points for ground water systems under direct influence of surface water (GWUDI), and 8 points for The exams are all multiple-choice questions, closed book, and have from to questions.

Tracers have been used since to establish hydraulic connections in the ground and to determine the velocity of ground-water flow. Some organic dyes, Sulforhodamine G Extra, Rhodamine WT and under certain pH conditions also Uranine, seem to be useful as tracers for investigating ground-water flow in fractures and channels (karst).Cited by: 7.

Page 2 Preventive maintenance program Guide for small public water systems using groundwater We cannot over emphasize the importance of keeping records and documenting maintenance activities. Consistent forms and checklists help to ensure that you inspect and evaluate the same points each time. Project Methods The study area includes three watersheds (L'anguille, Big, and the Lower White) representative of the Arkansas Delta where unsustainable groundwater use is occuring.

The watershed is a logical unit of analysis for tracking agricultural runoff and nutrient loadings. The three watersheds overlap eight Arkansas counties that include Arkansas, Cross, Lee, Monroe, Phillips. _____,Supplement 1 -- Modifications to the computer code for nonlinear regression solution of steady-state ground-water flow problems; Supplement 1 of Regression modeling of ground-water flow: Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the U.S.

Geological Survey, Book 3, Chapter B4, Supplement 1, 8 p. Ground water can also play an important role in drainage, and it is directly related to rainfall patterns. In the low lying areas of the South, the water table can be just inches below the surface. Such conditions create all sorts of problems for construction and limit planting options.

Arkansas’s physical environment features a mild climate, adequate rainfall, a rural and relatively uncrowded landscape, and diverse geology, which promote a variety of plants, animal life, and water resources. Understanding this environment requires examining the historical changes that have taken place, primarily those changes effected by human occupation.

Arkansas Online Reports Bibliography of USGS Water Resources of Arkansas Publications USGS Publication Warehouse The Publication Warehouse contains more t USGS bibliographic citations, including USGS numbered series begun as early as.

The Office of Conservation's Ground Water Resources Program manages the State's ground water resources under its statutory authority, regulations and policies addressing aquifer sustainability and resource conservation issues related to ground water withdrawal. News Releases & Announcements. Ground Water Resources Program Contact Information.

The following water problems/issues are currently important in Arkansas: 1. non-point source contamination (nutrients and pesticides) 2. development of methods for determination of total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) 3. declining ground water levels, especially in eastern Arkansas and associated saltwater contamination.

The right of landowners to waters that are in watercourses (e.g., streams, rivers etc.) that border on the landowner’s property.; The rights of landowners regarding ground or well water. The right of landowners to use surface water, such as standing rainwater and melting snow or to divert such water that would otherwise prove harmful to that property.

For farmers who rely on the Ogallala Aquifer, there may be a bigger problem. In the High Plains Aquifer, of which the Ogallala is part, “there’s not a freshwater resource deeper” for farmers to drill down into, says Dennehy.

This isn’t the case in California’s Central Valley Aquifer and the Mississippi Abatement Area, where depletion. Abstract: Colorado State University's strength in groundwater research evolved naturally from the state's early residents needing information on irrigated agriculture.

The data, maps, charts, drafts, correspondence, photographs, final reports, and reference materials that were produced by or collected for these groundwater studies over the years are what comprise the Groundwater Data Collection. Febru - Today, EPA announced a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with USDA that will help rural water systems face the challenges of aging infrastructure, workforce shortages, increasing costs, limited management capacity and declining rate bases.

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A fish inventory was conducted at Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas, during base-flow conditions in September Six sites including four streams and two ponds were sampled using conventional electrofishing equipment (a seine also was used at one site). There were individuals.

Dewatering involves controlling groundwater by pumping, to locally lower groundwater levels in the vicinity of the excavation. Groundwater Engineering’s team has decades of experience in dewatering projects around the world, and we provide a complete design and installation service to control your groundwater problems.

The Kerr Center would like to thank Dr. Frank Farmer of University of Arkansas for his assistance in preparing this report. The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Inc., is a nonprofit, (c)(3) organization supported by a private endowment, grants, and donations.

The Kerr Center strives to find ways of sustaining our world rather than File Size: KB.Water Operator Certification. There's a secret to passing the certification exam; a secret that will guarantee your success. So what's this frequently undiscovered secret?

Being prepared. That may seem obvious but, too many people take the certification exam with little or no preparation.7. lowering of ground water levels in eastern and southern Arkansas and the associated potential salt water contamination of fresh ground water 8.

dissolved oxygen content for reservoir release waters. The first six problems/issues were the focus of ~enter projects this year and are briefly discussed below.

Non-ooint Source Contamination.