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WTAQ: Computer program for calculating drawdowns and estimating hydraulic properties for confined and water-table aquifers

Information


Source code for version 2.1 (June 29, 2012)


Superseded version 1.3 (June 29, 2012)

  • Although WTAQ version 1.3 is superseded by version 2.1, version 1.3 of the program is maintained for those users who do not need the revised model of drainage from the unsaturated zone provided in version 2.1 of the code.
  • A Readme.txt [6KB TXT] file containing installation instructions is included with the Microsoft Windows software distribution file.
  • WTAQ version 1.3 compiled for Microsoft Windows [690KB EXE], with source code, documentation, and test problems.

Documentation

Barlow, P.M., and Moench, A.F., 2011, WTAQ version 2 — A computer program for analysis of aquifer tests in confined and water-table aquifers with alternative representations of drainage from the unsaturated zone: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 3-B9, 41 p.

Barlow, P.M., and Moench, A.F., 1999, WTAQ — A computer program for calculating drawdowns and estimating hydraulic properties for confined and water-table aquifers: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4225, 74 p.

Point of Contact

Support is provided for correcting bugs and clarification of how the code is intended to work. Only limited assistance can be provided for applying WTAQ to specific problems. For support, contact:

Paul Barlow
U.S. Geological Survey
10 Bearfoot Road
Northborough, MA 01532

Other USGS Groundwater Software

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