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A recently released Active Groundwater Level Network in Utah –contains water levels and well information from wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 365 days. The map interface allows users to select ground-water monitoring sites, view available site ground-water level data, and access summary statistics for site water-level data period of record.
Water Level Decline in White Bear Lake, Minnesota –USGS, in cooperation with the White Bear Lake Conservation District and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, relates historic lows in White Bear Lake to low precipitation and groundwater pumping for municipal use. (Read more also highlighted in the USGS Minnesota Newsletter)
Projecting groundwater declines through 2037 in eastern Arkansas –USGS, in cooperation with the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, released a report and developed a groundwater-flow model that evaluates changes in water-level altitudes from potential future pumping from the Sparta aquifer in the Bayou Meto-Grand Prairie area of eastern Arkansas for the 30-year period from 2007 through 2037. (View a short animation of water level decline from the USGS youtube page http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v12i04psF2c).
Record groundwater levels measured in the Spring in Louisville, Kentucky –In March 2012, USGS scientists measured the depth to water in 48 groundwater observation wells to ascertain the current elevation of the water table in the alluvial deposits beneath Louisville. New high water levels were recorded for 23 of the 48 wells. Water-level data have been collected in the alluvial aquifer at Louisville by the USGS since 1943. Interpretations of these data are published periodically to update the record and help manage this groundwater resource.