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vulnerability assessment of public-supply wells in Rhode Island

Leslie A. Desimone

vulnerability assessment of public-supply wells in Rhode Island

by Leslie A. Desimone

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services [distributor] in Northborough, Mass, Denver, CO .
Written in English

  • Rhode Island,
  • Rhode Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Groundwater -- Rhode Island -- Quality.,
    • Wells -- Rhode Island.,
    • Water -- Rhode Island -- Analysis.,
    • Water -- Pollution potential -- Rhode Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-74).

      Statementby Leslie A. Desimone and Lance J. Ostiguy ; prepared in cooperation with the Rhode Island Department of Health.
      SeriesWater-resources investigations report ;, 99-4160
      ContributionsOstiguy, Lance J., Rhode Island. Dept. of Health., Geological Survey (U.S.)
      LC ClassificationsGB701 .W375 no. 99-4160, TD224.R4 .W375 no. 99-4160
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 153 p. :
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL123585M
      LC Control Number99491859

      Most Rhode Island municipalities (including Narragansett, North Kingstown, and South Kingstown), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), and federal, state, and quasi-state agencies serving more than 1, people per day (e.g. University of Rhode Island) are regulated under the Phase II MS4 Stormwater Size: 13MB. Book Chapter (6) Article Type. Facet list. Research Article () Other (9) Journal. Facet list. Vadose Zone Journal Rhode Island Providence County Rhode Island (1) Shenandoah Valley.

      as vulnerability of public supply wells to contamination, cyanotoxins, low impact development, Rhode Island ($ million), Vermont ($ million), and Maine ($ million) but lower than Massachusetts ($ State of Connecticut and all of its assistance recipients have complied with all applicable. A new book examines the world’s love-hate relationship with the dollar - Michigan, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and South Carolina received $, in grants to help combat water pollution and climate change. - The USGS has conducted a new study to determine the contaminant vulnerability of public-supply wells.

      Ground-Water Contaminant Transport Contaminant transport and fate in groundwater and Chapelle, F.H., , Relative vulnerability of public supply wells to VOC contamination in hydrologically Ground-water flow and contaminant transport at a radioactive-materials processing site, Wood River Junction, Rhode Island: U.S. Geological Survey. HA M Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Published HA N Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Published aquifers listed in the Ground Water Atlas, produced by the USGS (table ), and (3) other important aquifers as defi ned by States or Size: 22MB.

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Vulnerability assessment of public-supply wells in Rhode Island by Leslie A. Desimone Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Desimone, Leslie A. Vulnerability assessment of public-supply wells in Rhode Island. Northborough, Mass.: U.S. Dept. A vulnerability assessment of public-supply wells in Rhode Island Water-Resources Investigations Report By: Leslie A.

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The protection of areas that contribute water to public wells (wellhead protection areas or WHPAs) is an important component of the Rhode Island Department of Author: Madan Kumar Jha.

A vulnerability assessment of public-supply wells in Rhode Island. US Geological Survey Water Resources Investigation Report Published by the U.S. Department of the by: Leslie A. Desimone has written: 'A vulnerability assessment of public-supply wells in Rhode Island' -- subject(s): Groundwater, Drinking water.

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(), identified key aspects of water supply and quality that could be. USGS Activities Related to Environmental Health. water-quality conditions were assessed in source (untreated) groundwater from public-supply wells, and in source and finished water from a subset of 94 wells.

The samples were analyzed for as many as 6 water-quality properties and chemical contaminants, including nutrients. The vulnerability assessment assigned low or high vulnerability to wells according to their hydrogeologic settings, well construction and age, and distances from contaminant sources.

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