Raft River Monitor Well Potentiometric Head Responses and Water Quality as Related to the Conceptual Ground-Water Flow System

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Report: Raft River Monitor Well Potentiometric Head Responses and Water Quality as Related to the Conceptual Ground-Water Flow System

Abstract
Ground-water monitoring near the Raft River site was initiated in 1974 by the IDWR. This effort consisted of semiannual chemical sampling of 22 irrigation wells near the Raft River geothermal development area. This program yielded useful baseline chemical data; however, several problems were inherent. For example, access to water pumped from the wells is limited to the irrigation season (April through September). All the wells are not continuously pumped; thus, some wells that are sampled one season cannot be sampled the next. In addition, information on well construction, completion, and production is often unreliable or not available. These data are to be supplemented by establishing a series of monitor wells in the proposed geothermal withdrawal and injection area. These wells were to be located and designed to provide data necessary for evaluating and predicting the impact of geothermal development on the Shallow Aquifer system.

Authors 
Allman, D.W., Tullis, J.A., Dolenc, M.R., Thurow, T.L., Skiba and P.A.








Published 
Idaho National Engineering Lab, 1982



Report Number 
EGG-2215-Vol.2


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Citation

Allman, D.W.,Tullis, J.A.,Dolenc, M.R.,Thurow, T.L.,Skiba, P.A.. 1982. Raft River Monitor Well Potentiometric Head Responses and Water Quality as Related to the Conceptual Ground-Water Flow System. Idaho Falls, ID: Idaho National Engineering Lab. Report No.: EGG-2215-Vol.2.