Ground water in Lanfair Valley, California

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Statementby David G. thompson.
SeriesContributions to the hydrology of the United States -- 1919, Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 450-B, Geological Survey water-supply paper -- no. 450-B.
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Open LibraryOL22975340M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, David G. (David Grosh), Ground water in Lanfair Valley, California. Washington: G.P.O., Lanfair Valley is located in the Mojave Desert in southeastern California near the Nevada state line.

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It is bounded on the north by the New York Mountains and Castle Mountains, on the east by the Piute Range, and on the south by the Woods Mountains and Ground water in Lanfair Valley Hills. Joshua Trees can be found in most of the valley.

Elevation is 4, feet. The valley proper is drained southeastwards, then Country: California.

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Get this from a library. Ground-water resources of Lanfair and Fenner valleys and vicinity, San Bernardino County, California. [D A Freiwald; United States. Bureau of. plates 1 and 2. Lanfair Valley, for the purposes of this study, includes all the area north of the ground-water drainage divide (pi.

1), and Fenner Valley includes all the area south of the ground-water drainage divide. Lanfair Valley is a large alluvium-filled basin that slopes generally south­Cited by: 2. Lanfair and Fenner Valleys and vicinity cover about 1, square miles in eastern San Bernardino County, California.

Average annual precipitation ranges from 3 to 10 inches over the area. Ground water is utilized primarily for stock and domestic purposes, and occurs in the unconsolidated deposits as well as in the highly fractured consolidated rock. GROUND WATER IN LANFAIR VALLEY, CALIF.

31 The surface of Lanfair Valley has a gentle and nearly uniform southeastern slope from the head of these elevated valleys, above which the mountains, except one or two peaks, rise not more than 1, feet.

The Author: D.G. Thompson. Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to. Central Valley Groundwater Availability. The Central Valley study is one of 30 regional aquifer studies the USGS is conducting to assess the Nation's groundwater availability.

Intense competition for groundwater resources in California was an important factor in choosing the Central Valley as one of the first studies undertaken and completed. The District’s surface water recharge system is composed of more than two dozen facilities covering over 1, wetted acres and a total storage capacity of approximat acre-feet.

OCWD carefully tracks the amount of water being recharged in each facility on a. 2. California is sinking at a record pace – one farmer in the Central Valley reported his land sank more than 18 inches last year. As the below-ground aquifers are drained, the land sinks to partially fill the space left by the removed water.

More than two dozen extensometers in the Central Valley were constructed in the s, s, and s by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the California Department of Water Resources (Ireland and others, ), the early group of which represent the first extensometers ever built in.

Santa Clara Valley extends southeastward from San Francisco, lying between the Diablo Range on the northeast and the Santa Cruz and Gabilan ranges on the southwest. (See Pl. I.) Its north end is occupied by the southern part of San Francisco Bay. Toward the south it rises gradually and becomes increasingly rough until it ceases to be a valley.

The California Groundwater Association (CGA) is a non-profit organization representing all segments of the groundwater industry in California.

Our members include water well drilling and pump contractors, hydrogeologists, engineers, hydrologists, manufacturers and suppliers, government employees and others working in the groundwater field. Details of the Wilshire group's viewpoints on each of these routes can be summarized as follows: Route 1: Ground-water flow from Ward Valley may bypass Danby Dry Lake and enter Rice Valley ().The entire route from the site to the Colorado River could be within basin-fill deposits.

Water-quality conditions and an evaluation of ground- and surface-water sampling programs in the Livermore-Amador Valley, California / (Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey ; Denver, CO: Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch, ), by Stephen K.

Sorenson, R. Glass, P. Cascos, Geological. As the California drought approaches its fourth year, Seville’s well is one of hundreds of private water holes coughing up sand and spitting air in the Central Valley, according to Tulare County. Ground-water levels in Lancaster, California, declined more than feet during the 20th century, resulting in reduced ground-water supplies and more than 6 feet of land subsidence.

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Facing continuing population growth, water managers are seeking solutions to these problems. California has lagged other states in this area because a strong political lobby of groundwater users resisted state regulation – and many still do, says Brian Gray, a law professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law who has argued water resources cases before the California Supreme Court.

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Santa Clara County’s groundwater — which provides nearly half the drinking water every year for 2 million Silicon Valley residents — fell by up to 60 feet during the state’s recent hist.

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Vacaville gets approximately one third of its municipal water supply from groundwater underlying the city. Most of the growers within Solano Irrigation District (SID) use surface water supplied by SID, but SID has its own wells to supplement their surface water supply from the Solano Project.


In a surprising new study, Stanford researchers have found that drought-ravaged California is sitting on top of a vast and previously unrecognized water resource, in.

Bureau of Land Management. Barstow Resource Area, 2 books San Bernardino County (Calif.). Planning Department, 2 books Kendall J.

Stone, 2 books Steve Ludington, 1 book Russell L. Kaldenberg, 1 book Carlton D. Hulin, 1 book J. Evans, 1 book United States. Lanfair Valley sits in the southeastern corner of California near the Nevada state line.

Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges New York and Castle mountains on the north, Piute mountains on the east, and the Woods mountains on the south Lanfair Valley is dotted by Joshua Trees and the home of the Grotto Hills and the Lanfair Buttes. USGS Water Supply Paper Geology and ground-water features of the Butte Valley region, Siskiyou County, California.

By P. Wood, p., 3 plates in pocket, 7 figs., 13 tables. $22 USGS Water Supply Paper Geology and ground-water resources of the Owl Creek area, Hot Springs County, Wyoming.

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Between 25 and 40 percent of California’s water supply in an. Groundwater constitutes the largest source of usable, unfrozen fresh water on the planet. Approximately 21% of the Earth’s freshwater is in the form of ground water. Roughly fifty percent of the U.S.

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