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Principal Aquifer Data

Table 6--Summary of hydrologic data on principal aquifers in Douglas County

Well or test
hole number
Date of
pumping test
Principal aquifer Discharge
(gpm)
Drawdown
(feet)
Duration
of test
(min.)
Specific
Capacity
(gpm)
Thickness of
aquifer, m
(feet)
Coefficient of
permeability, P
(gpd per ft.2)
Coeficient of
transmissibility, T
(gpd per ft.)
Coefficient of
storage S
Remarks
12-19-1db1 11-11-1955 Newman Terrace deposits 780 8.5 150 92 59 6,000 354,000 1.1x10-3 Unpublished open-file data
12-19-4dd 2-3-1941 Alluvium ±700 4 120 175 60       Data from Wesley-Brune
12-19-14bd 1938 Alluvium 300 20 480 15 37.5       Data from Layne-Western Co.
12-19-24a   Alluvium         36.6 1,594a     L 10d
12-19-24ad1   Alluvium         35.7 1,612a     L 9d
12-19-24ad2   Alluvium         36.8 999a     L 8d
12-19-24dac   Alluvium           1,403a     L 6d, Determined for materials 4-47.5 ft.
12-19-24dd 3-?-1947 Alluvium 300 4.1 240 73 38.8       Data from Layne-Western Co.
12-19-25aa1 1945 Alluvium 402 10.5 390 38 40       Data from Layne-Western Co.
12-19-25aa2 1954 Alluvium ±355 8.4 270 ±42 32.9       Data from Layne-Western Co.
12-19-25aa3 1954 Alluvium 350 6 90 58 31.5       Data from Layne-Western Co.
12-19-25ad1 1944 Alluvium 300 7 1,440 43         Data from Layne-Western Co.
12-19-25ad2 1954 Alluvium 350 6.5 90 54 37       Data from Layne-Western Co.
12-20-7adc 1940 Newman Terrace deposits 900 10 1,440 90 59       Data from W.H. Allison
12-20-17add   Newman Terrace deposits         57.6 2,490a     L 18d
12-20-17cd   Newman Terrace deposits ±800 9 1,440 ±89 43.4       Data from W.H. Hayden
12-20-17dd   Alluvium         59.3 4,726a     L 17d, Determined for materials 14-70 ft.
12-20-19bcc   Alluvium           1,121a     L 7d, Determined for materials 10-43.5 ft.
12-20-19ca   Alluvium         36.6 1,003a     L 27d, Determined for materials 1.5-43.5 ft.
12-20-19cc   Alluvium           1,091ab     L 5d, Determined for materials 0-45.5 ft.
12-20-19cd1   Alluvium         30.1 1,090ab     L 26d, Determined for materials 13-45 ft.
12-20-19da   Alluvium         34.6 992a     L 20d, Determined for materials 12-41.5 ft.
12-20-20baa   Alluvium         58 3,433ab     L 16d, Determined for materials 8-72 ft.
12-20-20bcc   Newman Terrace deposits         55 1,560a     L 15d, Determined for matrerials 22-57 ft.
12-20-20da 1934 Alluvium ±400 13 600 ±31 36       Data from G.E. Robinson
12-20-28db 2-?-1954 Alluvium 800 12 150 67 37       Data from John Vogel
12-20-29aad 1955 Alluvium 450 9 ±120 50 37       Data from Dean Kloepper
12-20-29ac1 1-?-1955 Alluvium 170 6 4,320 28 23       Data from Wm. Tornaden. Original specific capacity reported to be 35.
12-20-29ac2 1-?-1955 Alluvium 140 10 4,320 14 24       Data from Wm. Tornaden. Original specific capacity reported to be 28.
12-20-29ad1 1-?-1955 Alluvium 120 5 4,320 24 26       Data from Wm. Tornaden.
12-20-29ad2 1-?-1955 Alluvium 150 ±7 4,320 21 26       Data from Wm. Tornaden. Original specific capacity reported to be 30.
12-20-30abb   Alluvium         32.7 1,634a     L 14d, Determined for materials 13-43.5 ft.
12-20-30ba1   Alluvium         35.2 2,110ab     L13d, Determined for materials 10-48 ft.
12-20-30ba2   Alluvium         33 564a     L 25d, Determined for materials 8-41 ft.
12-20-30ba3   Alluvium           1,902a     L21d, Determined for materials 8-42 ft.
12-20-30bc1   Alluvium         35.4 3,267a     L 12d, Determined for materials 14-48 ft.
12-20-30bc2   Alluvium         31.5 1,054a     L 1d, Determined for materials 13-45.5 ft.
12-20-30bc3   Alluvium           1,114a     L 2d, Determined for materials 21-44.5 ft.
12-20-30bc4   Alluvium           1,058a     L 3d, Determined for materials 14-45 ft.
12-20-30bc5   Alluvium           1,256a     L 4d, Determined for materials 13-27 and 29-44 ft.
12-20-30bc6   Alluvium         32.15 1,844a     L 23d, Determined for materials 10-46.5 ft.
12-20-30bc7   Alluvium         33.2 1,576a     L 22d, Determined for materials 11-28 and 38-52 ft.
12-20-30bc8   Alluvium         33.35 1,657a     L 24d, Determined for materials 10.5-50 ft.
15-17-1ac2 5-11-1954 Tonganoxie Sandstone member (Stranger Formation) 35 40.63 258 1.18 90c 18 1,620 5x10-5 Unpublished open-file data
15-20-15ad 5-16-1956 Ireland Sandstone member (Lawrence Shale) 45.8 ±6 950 ±7.66 20 343 6,861   Unpublished open-file data
15-21-4bcc 5-14-1956 Ireland Sandstone member (Lawrence Shale)             4,258   Unpublished open-file data
15-21-5ad2 5-14-1956 Ireland Sandstone member (Lawrence Shale) 25   533 1 42 126 5,280   Unpublished open-file data

Notes.
a. Weighted average coefficient of permeability determined by laboratory methods. (From Lohman, 1941, table 1.)
b. Excluding unsaturated part of top sample.
c. Modified from drillers log; samples from 485-495 ft. are limestone.
d. L1, L2, etc., refer to test-hole numbers used by Lohman (1941).

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