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Historical References for Artificial Recharge Studies in the U.S. Geological Survey

(Topical artificial recharge bibliography, updated 5/13/03, prepared by Ed Weeks, USGS, Denver, Colorado.)


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Information sources

Signor, D.C., Growitz, D.J., and Kam, William, 1970, Annotated bibliography on artificial recharge of ground water: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1990, 141 p.

Todd, D.K., 1959, Annotated bibliography on artificial recharge of ground water through 1954: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1477, 115 p.

U. S. Geological Survey, 2002, U. S. Geological Survey Artificial Recharge Workshop Proceedings, Sacramento, California, April 2-4, 2002: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-89, 85 p.

Water Resources Abstracts (accessed through Georef)

Pyne, R.D.G., 1995, Groundwater Recharge and wells-A guide to aquifer storage recovery: Lewis Publishers, 376 p.

Spreading Basin Studies

California

Bloyd, R.M., 1971, Underground storage of imported water in the San Gorgonio Pass area, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1999- D, 37 p.

Hamlin, S.N., 1987, Evaluation of the potential for artificial ground-water recharge in eastern San Joaquin County, California--Phase 3: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4164, 17 p.

Lee, C.H., 1912, Subterranean storage of .ood water by artificial means in San Bernardino Valley, California: Calif. Conserv. Comm. Report for 1912, p. 339- 399.

Leenheer, J.A., et al., 2001, Nature and chlorine reactivity of organic constituents from reclaimed water in groundwater, Los Angeles County, California: Environ. Sci. Technol., v. 35, no. 19, p. 3869-3876.

Muir, K.S., and Coplen, T.B., 1981, Tracing ground-water movement by using the stable isotopes of oxygen and hydrogen, upper Penitencia Creek alluvial fan, Santa Clara Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2075, 18 p.

Reichard, E.G., and Bredehoeft, J.D., 1984, Engineering economic analysis of a program for artificial groundwater recharge: Water Resources Bulletin, v. 20, no. 6, p 929-939.

Reichard, E.G., and Meadows, J.K., 1992, Evaluation of a ground-water flow and transport model of the Upper Coachella Valley, California: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4142, 101 p.

Schroeder, R.A., 1993, Potential for chemical transport beneath a storm-runoff recharge (retention) basin for an industrial catchment in Fresno, California: U. S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 1993-4140, 38 p.

Schaefer, D.H., and Warner, J.W., 1975, Artificial recharge in the upper Santa Ana River area, San Bernardino County, California: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 75-15, 27 p.

Woolfenden, L.R., and Kadhim, D., 1997, Geohydrology and water chemistry in the Rialto-Colton Basin, San Bernardino County, California: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4012, 101 p.

Woolfenden, L. R., and Koczot, K.M., 2001, Numerical simulation of ground-water .ow and assessment of the effects of artificial recharge in the Rialto-Colton Basin, San Bernardino County, California: Water-Resources Investigations Report 2000-4243, 103 p.

New York

Aronson, D.A., and Seaburn, G.E., 1974, Appraisal of operating efficiency of recharge basins on Long Island, New York, in 1969: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Supply Paper 2001-D, 22 p.

Aronson, D.A., Reilly, T.E., and Harbaugh, A.W., 1979, Use of storm-water basins for artificial recharge with reclaimed water, Nassau County, Long Island, New York--A hydraulic feasibility study: Long Island Water Resources Bulletin 11, 57 p.

Brashears, M.L.,1946, Artificial recharge of ground water on Long Island, New York: Econ. Geology, v. 41, no. 5, p. 503-516.

Brice, H.D., Whitaker, C.L., and Sawyer, R.M., 1956, A progress report on the disposal of storm water at an experimental seepage basin near Mineola, New York: U.S. Geological Survey open- file report, 34 p.

Ku, H.F.H., and Simmons, D.L., 1985, Effect of urban stormwater runoff on ground water beneath recharge basins on Long Island, New York: Water-Resources Investigations Report 85-4088, 63 p.

Ku, H.F.H., and Aaronson, D.B., 1992, Rates of water movement through the floors of selected stormwater basins in Nassau County, Long Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4012, 121 p.

Prill, R.C., and Aaronson, D.B., 1973, Ponding-test procedure for assessing the infiltration capacity of storm- water basins, Nassau County, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2049, 29 p.

Prill, R.C., Oaksford, E.T., and Potorti, J.E., 1979, A facility designed to monitor the unsaturated zone during infiltration of tertiary-treated sewage, Long Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 79- 48, 14 p.

Schneider, B.J., Ku, H.F.H., and Oaksford, E.T., 1987, Hydrologic effects of artificial-recharge experiments with reclaimed water at East Meadow, Long Island, New York: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 85-4323, 79 p.

Seaburn, G.E., 1970, Preliminary results of hydrologic studies at two recharge basins on Long Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 627- C, p C1-C17.

High Plains States

Burns, A.W., 1980, Hydrologic analysis of the proposed Badger-Beaver Creeks Artificial Recharge Project, Morgan County, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 80-46, 90 p.

Burns, A.W., 1984, Simulated effects of an artificial-recharge experiment near Proctor, Logan County, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 84-4010, 17 p.

Carter, J.M., 1996, Hydrologic data for 1994-96 for the Huron Project of the High Plains Ground-Water Demonstration Program: U. S. Geological Survey Open- File Report 96-555, 131 p.

Emmons, P.J., 1977, Artificial- recharge tests in upper Black Squirrel Creek Basin, Jimmy Camp Valley, and Fountain Valley, El Paso County, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 77-11, 49 p.

Emmons, P.J., 1987, Preliminary assessment of potential well yields and the potential for artificial recharge of the Elm and Middle James Aquifers in the Aberdeen Area, South Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigation Report 87-4017, 33p.

Gillespie, J.B., and Slagle, S.E., 1972, Natural and artificial ground-water recharge, Wet Walnut Creek, central Kansas: Kansas Water Resources Board Bulletin no. 17, 94 p.

Gillespie, J.B., Hargadine, G.D., and Stough, M.J., 1977, Artificial-recharge experiments near Lakin, western Kansas: Kansas Water Resources Board Bulletin no. 20, 91 p.

Koch, N.C., 1984, Effects of artificial recharge on the Big Sioux Aquifer in Minnehaha County, South Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 84-4312, 8 p.

Lichtler, W.F., Stannard, D.I., and Kouma, E., 1980, Investigation of artificial recharge of aquifers in Nebraska: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 80-93, 112 p.

Pettyjohn, W.A., 1968, Design and construction of a dual recharge system at Minot, North Dakota: Ground Water, v. 6, no. 4, p. 4-8.

Prill, R. C., 1977, Movement of moisture in the unsaturated zone in a loess- mantled area, southwestern Kansas: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1021, 21 p.

Sumner, D.M., Schuh, W.M., and Cline, R.L., 1991, Field experiments and simulations of infiltration-rate response to changes in hydrologic conditions for an artificial-recharge test basin near Oakes, southeastern North Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 91-4127, 46 p.

Taylor, O.J., 1975, Artificial- recharge experiments in the alluvial aquifer south of Fountain, El Paso County, Colorado: Colorado Water Resources Circular no. 31, 28 p.

Ziegler, A.C., et al., 2001, Effects of artificial recharge on water quality in the Equus Beds Aquifer, south-central Kansas, 1995-2000, U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-01- 096.

Miscellaneous Sites

Anderson, G.S., 1977, Artificial recharge experiments on the Ship Creek alluvial fan, Anchorage, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 77-38, 39 p.

Graham, D.D., 1989, Methodology, results, and significance of an unsaturated-zone tracer test at an artificial- recharge facility, Tucson, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 89-4097, 28p.

Maurer, D.K., and Fischer, J.M., 1988, Recharge to the Eagle Valley Groundwater Basin by augmented streamflow in Vicee Canyon, western Nevada: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 88-4158, 66 p.

Maurer, D.K., and Peltz, L.A., 1994, Potential for, and possible effects of artificial recharge in Carson Valley, Douglas County, Nevada: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4126, 87 p.

Sumner, D. M., 1996, Hydraulic characteristics and nutrient transport and transformation beneath a rapid infiltration basin, Reedy Creek Improvement District, Orange County, Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4281, 51 p.

Well Recharge

Drainage Wells

Bradner, L.A., 1996, Estimation of recharge through selected drainage wells and potential effects from well closure, Orange County, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-316, 30 p.

Crider, A.F., 1906, Drainage of wet lands in Arkansas by wells: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 160, p. 54-58.

Fuller, M.L., 1911, Drainage by wells: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 258, p. 6-22.

Hall, C.W., Meinzer, O.E., and Fuller, M.L., 1911, Geology and underground waters of Minnesota: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 256, 406 p.

Horton, R.E., 1905, The drainage of ponds into drilled wells: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 145, p. 30-39.

Kimrey, J.O., and Fayard, L.D., 1984, Geohydrologic reconnaissance of drainage wells in Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 84-4021, 67 p.

Schiner, G.R. and German, E.R., 1983, Effects of recharge from drainage wells on quality of water in the Floridan Aquifer in the Orlando Area, central Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 82-4094, 124 p.

Stearns, H.T., Crandall, L., and Stewart, W.G., 1938, Geology and ground-water resources of the Snake River Plain in southeastern Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 774, 268 p.

Stearns, H.T., Bryan, L.L., and Crandall, L., 1939, Geology and water resources of the Mud Lake region, Idaho, including the Island Park area: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 818, 125 p.

Stringfield, V.T., 1933, Ground-water investigations in Florida: Florida Geological Survey Bull. 11, 33 p.

Stringfield, V.T., 1936, Artesian water in the Floridan Peninsula: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 773- C, p. 115-195.

Thompson. D.G., 1931, Problems of ground-water supply in Florida: Am. Water Works Assoc. Journal, v. 23, no. 12, p. 2085-2100.

Unklesbay, A.G., 1944, Ground water conditions in Orlando and vicinity, Florida: Florida Geol. Survey Rept Inv., no. 5, 72 p.

Unklesbay, A.G., and Cooper, H.H., 1946, Artificial recharge of artesian limestone at Orlando, Florida: Econ. Geology, v. 41, no. 4, p, 293-307.

Connector wells

Bush, P.W., 1979, Connector well experiment to recharge the Floridan Aquifer, East Orange County, Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 78-73, 40 p.

Hutchinson, C.B., and Wilson, W.E., 1974, Evaluation of a proposed connector well, northeastern Desoto County, Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 74-5, 41 p.

Knochenmus, D.D., 1975, Hydrologic concepts of artificially recharging the Floridan Aquifer in eastern Orange County, Florida--A feasibility study: Florida Bureau of Geology Report of Investigations no. 72, 36 p.

Pettyjohn, W.A., 1968, Design and construction of a dual recharge system at Minot, North Dakota: Ground Water, v. 6, no. 4, p. 4-8.

Sinclair, W.C., 1977, Experimental study of artificial recharge alternatives in northwest Hillsborough County, Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 77-13, 52 p.

Watkins, F.A., 1977, Effectiveness of pilot connector well in artificial recharge of the Floridan Aquifer, western Orange County, Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 77-112, 28 p.

Return of water pumped for air conditioning.

Brashears, M.L., 1941, Ground-water temperature on Long Island, New York, as affected by recharge of warm water: Econ. Geology, v. 36, no. 8, p. 811-828.

Brashears, M.L.,1946, Artificial recharge of ground water on Long Island, New York: Econ. Geology, v. 41, no. 5, p. 503-516.

Brown, S. G., 1963, Problems of utilizing ground water in the west-side business district of Portland, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1619-O, 42 p.

Guyton, W.F., 1946, Artificial recharge of glacial sand and gravel with filtered river water at Louisville, Kentucky: Econ. Geology, v. 41, no. 6, p. 644-658

Hart, D.H., 1958, Artificial recharge to ground water in Oregon and Washington: U.S. Geological Survey open- file report, 55 p.

Leggette, R.M., and Brashears, M.L., 1938, Ground water for air conditioning on Long Island, N.Y.: Am. Geophys. Union Trans., v. 19, pt. 1, p. 412-418.

Rorabaugh, M.I, 1949, Progress report on the ground-water resources of the Louisville area, Kentucky, 1945-49: City of Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky (dupl. report), 64 p.

Water Supply -- Fresh Water Aquifers

Brown, R.F., and Keys, W.S., 1985, Effects of artificial recharge on an alluvial aquifer, Ogallala Formation, Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2251, 56 p.

Cronin, J.G., 1964, A summary of the occurrence and development of ground water in the Southern High Plains of Texas with a section on artificial recharge studies by B.N. Meyers: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1693, 88 p.

Foxworthy, B.L., 1970, Hydrologic conditions and artificial recharge through a well in the Salem Heights area of Salem, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Supply Paper 1594-F, 56 p.

Garza, Serge, 1977, Artificial recharge for subsidence abatement at the NASA- Johnson Space Center, Phase I: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-219, 82 p.

Hart, D.H., 1958, Artificial recharge to ground water in Oregon and Washington: U.S. Geological Survey open- file report, 55 p.

Lacombe, P.J., 1996, Artificial recharge of ground water by well injection for storage and recovery, Cape May County, New Jersey, 1958-92: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-313, 29 p.

Lichtler, W.F., Stannard, D.I., and Kouma, E., 1980, Investigation of artificial recharge of aquifers in Nebraska: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 80-93, 112 p.

Moulder, E.A., and Frazor, D.R., 1957, Artificial recharge experiments at McDonald well Field, Amarillo, Texas: Texas Board of Water Engineers Bull. 5701, 34 p.

Price, C. E., 1961, Artificial recharge through a well tapping basalt aquifers, Walla Walla area, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1594-A, 33 p.

Reeder, H.O., Wood, W.W., Ehrlich, G.G., and Sun, R.J., 1976, Artificial recharge through a well in fissured carbonate rock, West St. Paul, Minnesota: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Supply Paper 2004, 80 p.

Schneider, B.J., Ku, H.F.H., and Oaksford, E.T., 1987, Hydrologic effects of artificial-recharge experiments with reclaimed water at East Meadow, Long Island, New York: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 85-4323, 79 p.

Sniegocki, R.T.,Bayley, F.H., Engler, Kyle, and Stephens, J.W., 1965, Testing procedures and results of studies of artificial recharge in the Grand Prairie region, Arkansas: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1615-G, 56 p.

Vecchioli, J, Ku, H.F.H., and Sulam, D.J., 1980, Hydraulic effects of recharging the Magothy Aquifer, Bay Park, New York, with tertiary treated sewage: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Supply Paper 751-F, 21 p.

White, D.E., and Sladek, G.J., 1990, Summary of data from the 1981-83 pilot study and 1985-89 operations of the Hueco Bolson Recharge Project, northeast El Paso, Texas: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-175, 38 p.

Water Supply--Brackish or Saline Aquifers

Brown, D.W., and Silvey, W.D., 1977, Artificial recharge to a freshwater- sensitive brackish-water sand aquifer, Norfolk, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 939, 53 p.

Campbell, B.G., et al., 1996, Evaluation of aquifer storage recovery in the Santee Limestone/Black Mingo aquifer near Charleston, South Carolina, 1993-95: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 96-4283, 89 p.

Cederstrom, D.J., 1947, Artificial recharge of a brackish water well: Virginia Chamber Commerce, v. 14, no. 12, p. 31, 71-73.

Fitzpatrick, D.J., 1985, Tests for injecting, storing, and recovering freshwater in a saline artesian aquifer, Lee County, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 85-4249, 53 p.

Hamlin, S.N., 1984, An investigation of ground-water recharge by injection in the Palo Alto Baylands, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 84- 4152, 61 p.

Hickey, J.J., 1982, Hydrogeology and results of injection tests at waste- injection test sites in Pinellas County, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Supply Paper 2183, 42 p.

Hickey, J.J., 1989, Circular convection during subsurface injection of liquid waste, St. Petersburg, Florida: Water Resources Research, v. 25, no. 7, p. 1481- 1494.

Lacombe, P.J., 1996, Artificial recharge of ground water by well injection for storage and recovery, Cape May County, New Jersey, 1958-92: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-313, 29 p.

McKenzie, D.J., and Irwin, G.A., 1984, Quality of water recovered from a municipal effluent injection well in the Floridan aquifer system, Pompano Beach, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 84-4100, 23 p.

Merritt, M.L., et al., 1983, Subsurface storage of freshwater in south Florida - A prospectus: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 83- 4214, 69 p.

Merritt, M.L., 1985, Subsurface storage of freshwater in south Florida-A digital model analysis of recoverability: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2261, 44 p.

Merritt, M.L., 1986, Recovering fresh water stored in saline limestone aquifers: Ground Water, v. 24, no. 4, July-August 1986, p. 516-529.

Merritt, M.L., 1993, Aspects of numerical and representational methods related to the finite-difference simulation of advective and dispersive transport of freshwater in a thin brackish aquifers: Journal of Hydrology, no. 148, p. 61-92.

Merritt, M.L., 1997, Tests of subsurface storage of freshwater at Hialeah, Dade County, Florida, and numerical simulation of the salinity of recovered water: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Supply Paper 2431, 114 p., 2 pls.

Meyer, F.W., 1974, Availability of ground water for the U.S. Navy well field near Florida City, Dade County, Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 74- 014, 50 p.

Meyer, F.W., 1989, Hydrogeology, ground-water movement, and subsurface storage in the Florida aquifer system in southern Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1403-G, 59 p.

Quiñones-Aponte, Vicente, Kotun, Kevin, and Whitley, J.F., 1996, Analysis of tests of subsurface injection, storage, and recovery of freshwater in the Lower Floridan aquifer, Okeechobee County, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-765, 32 p.

Quiñones-Aponte, Vicente, and Wexler, E.J., 1995, Preliminary assessment of injection, storage, and recovery of freshwater in the lower Hawthorn aquifer, Cape Coral, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4121, 102 p.

Reese, R.S., 2002, Inventory and review of aquifer storage and recovery in southern Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4036, 56 p.

Tibbals, C.H., and Frazee, J.M., 1976, Ground-water hydrology of the Cocoa Well- Field area, Orange County, Florida: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75- 676, 76 p.

Yobbi, D.K., 1996, Simulation of subsurface storage and recovery of treated effluent injected in a saline aquifer, St. Petersburg, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 95-4271, 29 p.

Yobbi, D.K., 1997, Simulation of subsurface storage and recovery of effluent using multiple wells, St. Petersburg, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4024, 30 p.


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