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U.S. Geological Survey
Artificial Recharge Workshop Proceedings
Sacramento, California
April 2-4, 2002


George R. Aiken and Eve L. Kuniansky, editors

U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 02-89
April, 2002


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Contents

Introduction p. 1

Artificial Recharge Workshop Agenda p. 2

Oral Session Abstracts

A Historical Overview of Hydrologic Studies of Artificial Recharge in the U. S. Geological Survey
E. P. Weeks p. 5-12

The Role of Unsaturated Flow in Artificial Recharge Projects
Alan L. Flint p. 13-16

The Role of Saturated Flow in Artificial Recharge Projects
Steven P. Phillips p. 17-20

Organic Matter in Ground Water
George Aiken p. 21-23

Processes Controlling Attenuation of Dissolved Organic Matter in the Subsurface
Jerry A. Leenheer p. 24-26

Fate of Disinfection By-products in the Subsurface
Colleen Rostad p. 27-30

Impact of Organic Contaminants on the Evolution of Aquifer Geochemistry
Isabelle M. Cozzarelli p. 31-33

Long Term Fate of Organic Micro-pollutants in the Subsurface Enviornment, Cape Cod, Massachusetts - From Field Studies to Experimentation
Larry B. Barber p. 34-37

Geochemical Modeling of an Aquifer Storage Recovery Experiment, Charlston, South Carolina
David L. Parkhurst and Matthew D. Petkewich p. 38-41

Transport and Fate of Water-Quality Indicators after 40 Years of Artifical Recharge with Treated Municipal Wastewater to the Central Ground-Water Basin in Los Angeles County
Roy A. Schroeder and Robert Anders p. 42-46

Mobilization of arsenic and other trace elements during aquifer storage and recovery, southwest Florida
Jonathan D. Arthur, Adel A. Dabous, and James B. Cowart p. 47-50

Using chemical and isotopic tracers to assess hydrogeologic processes and properties in aquifers intended for injection and recovery of imported water
John Izbicki p. 51-52

Feasibility of Regional-Scale Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR): Scientific Uncertainties
Carl R. Goodwin p. 53

Why do Bacteria Colonize Aquifer Surfaces? Geochemical and Nutrient Controls of Bacterial Colonization of Silicate Surfaces
Jennifer Roberts Rogers p. 54-57

Fate and Transport of Bacterial, Viral, and Protozoan Pathogens During ASR Operations- What Microorganisms Do We Need to Worry About and Why?
David Metge p. 58-59

Detection of Microbial Indicators and Human Microbial Pathogens in Artifical Recharge Studies
Dale W. Griffin p. 60

Microbial Strategies for Degradation of Organic Contaminants in Karst
Tom D. Byl, Gregg E. Hileman, Shannon D. Williams, David W. Metge, and Ron W. Harvey p. 61-62

Microbial Redox Cycling of Arsenic Oxyanions in Anoxic Environments
Ronald S. Oremland p. 63-65

Planning for the Future of New York City's Water Supply System Using Artifical Recharge in the Coastal Plain Aquifers: A Cooperative Program between the USGS and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection
William A. Yulinsky, Paul Misut, and Donald K. Cohen p. 66

Poster Session Abstracts

Correlations between Various Water-Quality Indicators of Recharged Recycled Water in Production Wells in Los Angeles County, California
Robert Anders and Roy A. Schroeder p. 67

Attenuation Rates for PRD-1 and MS2 During Recharge With Artifical Recharge with Recycled Water at a Research Basin in Los Angeles County
Robert Anders, William A. Yanko, Roy A. Schroeder, and James L. Jackson p. 68

Using Enviornmental Tracers to Determine Long-Term Effects of Recharging Recycled Water in the Central Ground-Water basin, Los Angeles County, California
Robert Andres and Roy A. Schroeder p. 69

Heat as a tracer for examining enhanced recharge processes along the Russian River, CA
James E. Constantz p. 70-71

Nitrate contamination and incorporation of excess air associated with artifical recharge in a desert basin, Yucca Valley, California
Jill N. Densmore and J.K. Bohlke p. 72-73

Processes Affecting the Trihalomethane Concentrations Associated With the Injection, Storage, and Recovery Tests at Lancaster, Antelope Valley, California
Miranda S. Fram, Roger Fujii, Brian A. Bergamaschi, Kelly D. Goodwin, and Jordan F. Clark p. 74-75

Permeability Reduction Caused by Trapped Gas: Field-Scale Observations and Quantification With a Dissolved-Gas Tracer During a Ponded Infiltration Experiment
Victor M. Heliweil and Kip Soloman p. 76-77

Artificial Recharge Through a Thick, Heterogeneous Unsaturated Zone near an Intermittent Stream in the Western part of the Mojave Desert, California
John A. Izbiki and Christina L. Stamos p. 78-79

Simulation of the Effects of Reclaimed-Water Application in West Orange and Southeast Lake Counties, Florida
Andrew M. O'Reilly p. 80-81

Flow system analysis using a surface-applied tracer at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho
Kim S. Perkins, John R. Nimmo, Peter A. Rose, Joseph P. Rousseau, Brennon R Orr, Brian V. Twining, and Steve R. Anderson p. 82-83

Aquifer Storage and Recovery in the Santee Limestone / Black Mingo Aquifer, Charleston, South Carolina, 1993-2001
Matthew D. Petkewich, Kevin J. Conlon, June E. Mirecki, and Bruce G. Campbell p. 84-85

Review and Hydrogeology of Aquifer Storage and Recovery Sites in Southern Florida
Ronald S. Reese p. 86

Technical Considerations for a Large Network of ASR Wells in the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program
Robert A. Renken, Michael W. Fies, and Shawn B. Komlos p. 87

Effects of Artifical Recharge on Water Quality in the Equus Beds Aquifer, South-Central Kansas
Andrew C. Zielgler and Heather C. Ross p. 88


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