Massachusetts ground-water quality

by Michael H. Frimpter

Publisher: Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Publisher: For sale by Open-File Services Section in [Reston, Va.?], Denver, CO

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  • Groundwater -- Massachusetts.

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Statementby Michael H. Frimpter.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 87-731
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL17091777M

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about two million Massachusetts residents (one-third of the state population) rely upon groundwater for part or all of their water supplies. Many commercial and industrial activities also depend upon groundwater. Until the past decade, however, groundwater in Massachusetts was managed haphazardly if at all. The state has long followed the. The Massachusetts Ground Water Association represents approximately registered well drillers and pump installers. Our purpose is to be a vessel of information for our registered members. Along with educating the general public by working with local and national agencies on the importance of involvement to protect Massachusetts ground water. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Water Quality Standards Regulation (40 CFR ) establishes the requirements for states and tribes to review, revise, and adopt water quality standards. It also establishes the procedures for EPA to review, approve, disapprove, and promulgate water quality standards pursuant to section (c) of the Clean Water Act.

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MASSACHUSETTS Ground-Water Quality In Massachusetts, ground water supplies about 2 million people, one-third of the State's population (fig. Most ground water throughout the State meets the drinking-water standards established by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Quality Engineering (MDEQE) and the U.S.

Environmental Pro­Author: Michael H. Frimpter. Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Frimpter, Michael H., Massachusetts ground-water quality. [Reston, VA]: U.S. Geological Survey, The Stormwater Handbook was revised and updated in February in accordance with revisions to the Wetlands regulations, CMRand the Water Quality Regulations, CMRrelating to stormwater.

Massachusetts ground-water quality book 1 lays out the legal and regulatory framework for the Handbook. The Massachusetts.

Changes in ground-water quality near two granular-iron permeable reactive barriers in a sand and gravel aquifer, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, [Unknown] on. In addition to maintaining high standards in the ground water industry, the MGWA is devoted to providing continuing education to its members and furnishing accurate information to the public regarding the quantity, quality and availability of Massachusetts’ ground water resources.

The MGWA works with government agencies, communities, land. This study on ground water contains the following topics: hydrometeorolgy, hydrogeology and acrial photography, and acquifer properties and ground water flow. Preview this book» What people are saying Reviews: 7.

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. The Water Data for the Nation discrete sample data base is a compilation of over million historical water quality analyses in the USGS district data bases through September The discrete sample data is a large and complex set of data that has been collected by a variety of projects ranging from national programs to studies in small.

CMR The Massachusetts Surface Water Quality Standards. CMR Water Quality Certification. Open PDF file, KB, for. Summary of Stormwater Revisions (PDF KB) Open PDF file, KB, for.

Stormwater Revisions to CMR (PDF KB) CMR Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Regulations. The USGS annually monitors groundwater levels in thousands of wells in the United States. Groundwater level data are collected and stored as either discrete field-water-level measurements or as continuous time-series data from automated recorders.

Data from some of the continuous Massachusetts ground-water quality book stations are relayed to USGS offices nationwide through telephone lines or by satellite transmissions. Masterson, J.P., and Walter, D.A.,Hydrogeology and groundwater resources of the coastal aquifers of southeastern Massachusetts: U.S.

Geological Survey Circular16 p. Masterson, John P. Hydrogeology and ground-water resources of the coastal aquifers of southeastern Massachusetts / by John P. Masterson and Donald A. Size: 7MB. No exact match for groundwater massachusetts quality. Showing nearby subjects.

Browsing Subjects: "Groundwater flow" to "Group homes -- Law and legislation" (Include extended shelves) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. [See Massachusetts Surface Water Quality Standards () ] (Effective Septem ) Surface water quality standards for the state of Massachusetts.

Please note that not all parts of this document are effective for Clean Water Act purposes. See cover pages for more info.

Safe Drinking Water Act: Consumer Confidence Reports (CCR) Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports for Massachusetts. Ground water: 63 TAFT AVENUE MENDON, MA MENDON: Worcester: ACADEMY / GYMNASTICS: Ground water: GREAT ROAD LITTLETON, MA Massachusetts follows many of the federal rules regarding the protection of groundwater in the state and has additional requirements as well.

For more information about the federal requirements, see the national section GROUNDWATER. Massachusetts requires a permit for the discharge of pollutants to Commonwealth waters, including groundwater.

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Source area detection using groundwater model at Woburn, Massachusetts DOI: / 16 | Page and H and river has been shown (Lahm, NSF). TCE, 1,2-DCE and Vinyl chloride was found in the W. Grace property. The highest concentrations found were µg/L of TCE and µg/L of 1,2-DCE (Bair andFile Size: 1MB.

As much as 90 percent of the state’s ground water is potentially corrosive, but the dangers are mainly forMassachusetts residents who draw their water from private wells, the report : David Abel.

The Massachusetts Ground Water Association (MGWA) is a nonprofit organization that has been a principal custodian of Massachusetts' ground water since The MGWA is an affiliate of the National Ground Water Association, the American Ground Water Trust and the Water Systems Council.

Appendix A: Existing Water Quality Standards MA GW-1 Standards - Groundwater Currently or Potentially used as a Drinking Water MA GW-2 Standards - Groundwater in Proximity to Structure Basements which could impact indoor air quality MA GW-3 Standards - Groundwater which has the Potential to Migrate to Surface Water.

The following table provides general well information for wells in the Massachusetts Observation-Well Network. Values of HIGH (OWmax), LOW, and (OWr) groundwater levels are based on monthly measurements from start year of record through Septem The values of OWmax (historical high water level for period of well record) and OWr (maximum annual range for period of well record).

Massachusetts Network wells depicted on the Climate Response Network location map Note: Color shading in the table below indicates multiple wells that plot as a single point on the state location map above.

Note: BLS = Water Level in Feet Below Land Surface, RVD =. Groundwater Quality and Groundwater Pollution THOMAS HARTERis UC Cooperative Extension Hydrogeology Specialist, University of California, Davis, and Kearney Agricultural Center.

G roundwater quality comprises the physical, chemical, and biological qualities of ground water. Temperature, turbidity, color, taste, and odor make up the list of physi-Cited by: Ground Water Quality Protection 1st Edition by Deborah Fairchild (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: Get this from a library. Use of a geographic information system to assess risk to ground-water quality at public-supply wells, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

[Julio C Olimpio; Massachusetts. Division of Water Pollution Control.; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. Hydrogeologic characterization, groundwater chemistry, and vulnerability assessment, Ute Mountain Ute Reservation, Colorado and Utah.

The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (UMUT), initiated a study in to increase understanding of the hydrogeology and chemistry of groundwater within select areas of the. Water Quality report; Water Quality report The Consumer Confidence Rule requires public water suppliers that serve the same people year round (community water systems) to provide consumer confidence reports (CCR) to their customers.

These reports are also known as annual water quality reports or drinking water quality reports. Committee on Ground Water Quality of the Environmental Engineering Division of ASCE Edited by Sayed M. Sayed MOP 85 ISBN (print): ISBN (PDF): Tools.

Correlation of median nitrate concentration in groundwater with housing density for 18 sample areas on Cape Cod yields a Pearson correlation coefficient ofwhich is significant at the 95 % confidence level. In five of nine sample areas where housing density is greater than one unit/acre, nitrate concentrations exceed 5 mg of nitrate/L (the Barnstable County planning goal for nitrate) in.

Wells Logged Storrow Drive OW Locations: Berkeley to Clarendon Street March 18th, PDF LINK 24J 24J 24J March 18th, 23JB. Aquifers: Ground Water Atlas of the United States.

The Ground Water Atlas of the United States, USGS Hydrologic Atlas (Miller, ), describes the location, hydrologic characteristics, and geologic characteristics of the principal aquifers throughout the 50 States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin groundwater information summarized in the Atlas was collected over many years by.Cape Cod’s big drinking water problem insect repellent — trickles through the sand and mingles with the ground water. Cape Cod has miles of coastline, nearly 1, kettle-hole ponds.Annual Drinking Water Test Results.

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. Our Current Report. Results - All Reports. Published June Past Reports (PDF) "Investing in Your Water" Published June "Your Water, Every Drop Counts" Published June Metro Boston and MetroWest.

Chicopee Valley. "Your Water, Answers to Your Lead.