Test well exploration in the Myakka River Basin area, Florida

Sutcliffe,, H. and Joyner, B. F. (1967) Test well exploration in the Myakka River Basin area, Florida. Tallahassee, FL, Florida Geological Survey, (Information Circular - Florida Geological Survey, 56)

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Abstract

In recent years, difficulties encountered in obtaining ground-water supplies with acceptable chemical characteristics in the Myakka River basin area led to the implementation of a test drilling program. Under this program, well drilling and data collection were executed in such a manner that all water-producing zones of the local aquifers, together with the quality and quantity of the water available, were effectively identified. A step-drilling method was utilized which allowed the collection of formation cuttings, water samples, and water-level data, from isolated zones in the well as drilling proceeded. The step drilling procedure is described. The driller's logs, geophysical logs, and chemical quality of water tables are presented.(Document has 66 pages.)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Test well exploration in the Myakka River Basin area, Florida
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Sutcliffe,, H.
Joyner, B. F.
Series Name: Information Circular - Florida Geological Survey
Number: 56
Date: 1967
Publisher: Florida Geological Survey
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, FL
Latitude: 27.4867
Longitude: -82.0537
Issuing Agency: Florida Geological Survey
Uncontrolled Keywords: water supply; groundwater; Myakka River Basin area; Florida
Subjects: Engineering
Limnology
Chemistry
Item ID: 1335
Depositing User: Stephanie Haas
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2008 22:44
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 20:44
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/1335

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