Table 12--Records of wells and springs in Chase County.
|Location||Owner or tenant||Type of well
|Depth of well,
|Diam. of well,
|Type of casing||Principal water-bearing bed||Method of lift
|Measuring point||Depth to water level,
|Remarks (Yield given in gallons a minute; drawdown in ft)|
|Character of material||Geologic source||Description||Feet above land surface|
|T. 19 S., R. 6 E.|
|19-6-1 ac||SW NE sec. 1||Sophonia Stenzel||Du||27.3||47||R||Limestone||Beattie ls||Cy, H||D, S||Bottom of concrete cover||0.1||20.74||9/15/47|
|19-6-9 bd||SE NW sec. 9||May and Rolla Pracht||Dr||20.6||7.5||I||Limestone and shale||Funston ls or Blue Rapids sh||Cy, H||D||Top of casing||1.4||dry||9/15/47||Not adequate; reported dry|
|19-6-18 da||NE SE sec. 18||C. R. Koegeboehn||Du||17.7||32 (?)||R||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||Cy, E||D, S||Top of board top over well||0.3||10.6||9/16/47||Reported adequate; used as community well in 1935, 1936|
|19-6-29 cc||SW SW sec. 29||H. E. Bowers||Sr||99.1||6||GI||Limestone||Florence ls||Cy, H||N||Top of casing||0||43.5||6/24/48||Abandoned, formerly a school well|
|19-6-29 dd||SE SE sec. 29||Mamie J. Ward||Du||12||30||R||Limestone||Kinney ls||Cy, W||S||Top of wooden frame over well||3.5||8.6||9/16/47|
|19-6-36 bb||NW NW sec. 36||G. T. Dawson, Jr.||Dr||73.4||8.5||N||Limestone and shale||Wreford ls or Speiser sh||N||S||Land surface||0||32.2||9/16/47||Abandoned well|
|T. 19 S., R. 7 E.|
|19-7-2 cc||SW SW sec. 2||O. T. Pierson||Dr||58.8||6.5||GI||Limestone and shale||Neva ls and/or Eskridge sh||N||N||Top of casing||0.7||33.52||9/13/47||Abandoned, formerly a stock well|
|19-7-10 da||NE SE sec. 10||H. T. Drake||Du||22.7||42||R||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||Cy, W||N||Top of concrete curbing||1||11.51||4/14/48||Abandoned, formerly a domestic and stock well|
|19-7-12 cb||NW SW sec. 12||Dewey Childs||Du||26.1||36||R||Limestone||Grenola ls||Cy, H||D||do||0.5||21.65||9/20/47|
|19-7-18 ac||SW NE sec. 18||Neal McCallum||Du||38.7||34||R||Limestone and shale||Red Eagle ls||Cy, H||D, S||Top of wooden covering||1||35.9||9/15/47|
|19-7-21 dc||SW SE sec. 21||Duncan McAlpine||Du||31.3||40||R||Shale and limestone||Hughes Creek sh and Americus ls||N||D, S||Top of casing||3||29.8||9/15/47|
|19-7-22 ac||SW NE sec. 22||Ray Whitlock||Dr||50.3||8||GI||Shale and limestone||Hughes Creek sh and Americus ls||Cy, H||D||do||0.8||27.6||9/15/47||Not adequate. Yields approx. 150 gallons per day|
|19-7-25 ad||SE NE sec. 25||E. C. Crofoot||Du||13.8||38||I||Limestone||Threemile ls||Cy, W||S||do||3.7||6.4||9/5/47|
|19-7-28 aa||NE NE sec. 28||Ruth A. Bell||Du||25.9||72||R||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||Cy, W||D, S||Top of angle iron on cover||0.8||11.48||9/15/47|
|19-7-30 dc||SW SE sec. 30||Chas. H. Davis||Du||15.1||54||R||Shale and limestone||Eskridge sh.||Cy, W||S||Top of wooden cover||1.5||8.96||9/16/47|
|19-7-32 ab||NW NE sec. 32||do||Du||38.6||36||R||Limestone and shale||Red Eagle ls||Cy, H||D||do||0.8||31.9||9/16/47|
|19-7-35 ac||SW NE sec. 35||Carl S. and Roy S. Breese||Dr||97||8.5||I||Limestone and shale||Red Eagle ls and/or Long Cr. ls||Cy, W||S||Top of casing||2.1||85.06||9/5/47|
|T. 19 S., R. 8 E.|
|19-8-2 dd||SE SE sec. 2||W. J. Wilson||Dr||44.6||6.5||GI||Limestone and shale||Eiss ls||Cy, H||D, S||do||0.1||26.68||10/2/47||Estimated yield, 1-2|
|19-8-5 ba||NE NW sec. 5||George Davis||Du||37.9||117||R||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||T, E||D, S||Top of concrete floor pump house||1||19.9||9/9/47||Adequate, use about 5,000 gals per day|
|19-8-11 dc||SW SE sec. 11||A. Bjorklund||Dr||26.4||9||I||Limestone and shale||Beattie ls||Cy, H||D, S||Top of concrete porch||0.4||6.91||9/27/47||Estimated yield 1-2; reported adequate|
|19-8-13 cb||NW SW sec. 13||J.E. Stout||Dr||91.4||6||GI||Limestone and shale||Burr and Sallyards ls--Roca sh||Cy, W||D, S, I||Top of concrete cover||0||72.42||9/2/47||Adequate, reported yield +5|
|19-8-16 ad||SE NE sec. 16||J.E. Danford||Du||37.4||48||R||Limestone and shale||Beatie ls.||Cy, H||D, S||Top of 2 by 10 inch board under pump||0.6||21.56||9/27/47||Reported adequate|
|19-8-16 bc||SW NE sec. 16||Joe Johnson||Du||13.2||24||R||Limestone||Cottonwood ls||N||D||Top of board enclosure||5||12.51||9/20/47||Reported adequate|
|19-8-17 bd||SE NW sec. 17||Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry||Dr||30||6||(?)||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||(?)||S||Land surface||0||22||11/4/48||Reported yield 6|
|19-8-18 Lot 10b||Lot 10 sec. 18||H. L. Roberts||Dr||43||6||GI||Limestone and shale||Eskridge sh and Cottonwood ls||Cy, E||D||do||0||30||6/24/48||Reported adequate|
|19-8-18 Lot 10a||Lot 10 sec.18||Nelson Simmons||Dr||97.5||6.5||I||Limestone||Grenola ls||Cy, E||D, S||Top of concrete cover||0.5||36.63||9/20/47||Reported adequate|
|19-8-24 ab||NW NE sec. 24||C. F. Littler||Dr||39.3||6||C||Limestone||Red Eagle ls||Cy, H||D||do||0.5||22.27||10/1/47|
|19-8-27 dc||SW SE sec. 27||Helen Sayer||Du||27.2||36||R||Limestone and shale||Cottonwood ls & Eskridge sh||Cy, H||D, S||Top of stone cover over well||1.4||19.77||9/26/47|
|19-8-29 bc1||SW NW sec. 29||Carl Cowley||Du||26.9||48||R||Shale and limestone||Eskridge sh||Cy, H||D, S||Base of pump||0.3||25.39||9/5/47||Not used|
|19-8-29 bc2||SW NW sec. 29||Burley Starks||Dr||80||6||I||Shale and limestone||Eskridge sh & Grenola ls||Cy, H||D||Land surface||(?)||27||9/5/47||Reported yield, 10 gals per hour|
|19-8-30||Lot 3 sec. 30||Iva E. Cowley||Dr||41.1||7||I||Limestone and shale||Eiss and Beattie ls||Cy, W||S||Top of casing||0.9||10.9||9/5/47|
|19-8-31||Lot 14 sec. 31||S. J. Barrett||Du||15.7||30||R||Limestone and shale||Crouse ls (?)||Cy, H||D||Top of iron rim of well cap||1.2||10.79||9/11/47|
|T. 19 S., R. 9 E.|
|19-9-3 ad||SE NE sec. 3||R. J. Reyer||Du||20.8||36||R||Limestone and shale||Foraker ls||Cy, H||D||Top of 2- by 6-inch board cover||0.8||14.05||10/4/47||Reported adequate|
|19-9-3 cc||SW SW sec. 3||Will Richey||Du||37||48||R||Limestone||Long Creek ls||Cy, W||D, S||Top of stone cover over well||1.2||36.45||10/1/47||Reported adequate yield +5|
|19-9-4 dc||SW SE sec. 4||Jeff Griffith||Dr||47.7||6||T||Limestone and shale||Johnson sh and Long Creek ls||Cy, W||S||Top of casing||0.3||30.89||10/1/47|
|19-9-6 ad||SE NE sec. 6||Fred E. Murdock||Dr||65||6.5||I||Limestone and shale||Beattie ls||Cy, W||S||do||1.3||27.01||10/4/47|
|19-9-7 aa||NE NE sec. 7||Earl C. Fleming||Dr||36.5||6||I||Limestone||Neva ls||Cy, W||S||do||1||8.97||9/27/47|
|19-9-10 da||NE SE sec. 10||Martin Wittker||Du||39.8||42||Br||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||Cy, W||D||Top of 4- by 4-inch board at top of casing||1.9||27.04||9/4/47|
|19-9-15 bb||NW NW sec. 15||Bill Imasche||Du||17.2||36||R||Sand and gravel||Terrace alluvium||P, H||D, S||Top of concrete platform||1||12.94||6/25/48||Reported adequate|
|19-9-23 aa||SE NW sec. 23||G. A. Zumbrunn||Du||47.5||36||R||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||Cy, E||D, S||Top edge of concrete, west side||0.2||32.42||9/4/47||Reported adequate|
|19-9-23 bc||SW NW sec. 23||F. J. McDaniel||Du||43||54||R||Sand and gravel||Alluvium||Cy, H||(?)||Top of casing, southeast corner||0||31.3||9/4/47|
|19-9-24 ba||NE NW sec. 24||Martin Adler||Dr||37.3||(?)||(?)||Shale and sandstone||Hamlin sh||Cy, H, W||D, S||Top edge of 2- by 10-inch board platform||0.4||28.61||9/4/47|
|19-9-24 dc||SW SE sec. 24||Wm. R. Edie||Dr||45.3||8||GI||Limestone and shale||Foraker ls and Hamlin sh||Cy, N||N||Top of pile of 2- by 10-inch boards||1||23.35||9/4/47||Abandoned, formerly a stock well|
|19-9-25 cc||SW SE sec. 25||D. L. Crawford||Du||18.3||48||R||Limestone and shale||Foraker ls||Cy, W||S||Top of wooden platform at hole in southwest side||2||10.43||9/4/47|
|19-9-30 cc||SW SW sec. 30||E. E. Andrews||Dr||64.6||8.5||GI||Limestone and shale||Red Eagle ls||Cy, H||D||Top of casing||0.5||40.37||9/26/47||Not in use|
|19-9-31 da||NE SE sec. 31||Jack Campbell||Du||33||(?)||R||Limestone and shale||Red Eagle ls and Johnson sh||Cy, H||D, S, I||Top of stone covering||1||28.17||9/26/47||Reported adequate, yield +5|
1. Location number: Well numbers give the location of wells according to General Land Office surveys and according to the following formula: Township--Range--Section, 160-acre tract within that section, and the 40-acre tract within the quarter section. If two or more wells are located within a 40-acre tract, the wells are numbered serially according to the order in which they were inventoried. The 160-acre and 40 acre tracts are designated a, b, c, or d in a counterclockwise direction beginning in the northeast quarter. For example: well 18-6-1cd is located in the SE SW sec. 1, T. 18 S., R. 6 E.
2. DD, dug and drilled well; Dr, drilled well; Du, dug well, Sp, spring.
3. Reported depths below the land surface are given in feet; measured depths are given in feet and tenths below measuring points.
4. Br, brick; C, concrete; GI, galvanized sheet iron; I, iron; N, none; OW, oil-well casing; R, rock; T, tile.
5. Method of lift: Cy, cylinder; F, natural flow; N, none; P, pitcher pump; T, turbine. Type of power: E, electric; G, gas engine; H, hand operated; N, none; W, windmill.
6. D, domestic; I, irrigation; N, not being used; S, stock; P, public supply.
7. Measured depths to water level are given in feet, tenths, and hundredths; reported depths to water level are given in feet. All depths are below measuring point.
Kansas Geological Survey, Chase County Geohydrology
Placed on web March 2001; originally published Aug. 1951.
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