Descriptions of wells visited in Elk County are given in Table 11. Information classed as "reported" was obtained from the owner or tenant. Depths of wells not classed as "reported" were measured and are given to the nearest tenth of a foot below the measuring point. Depths to water level not classed as "reported" were measured and are given to the nearest hundredth of a foot.
Table 11--Records of wells in Elk County.
|Well No. (1)||Owner or tenant||Type of well (2)||Depth of well, feet (3)||Diameter of well, in.||Type of casing (4)||Principal water-bearing bed||Method of lift (5)||Use of water (6)||Measuring point description||Feet above land surface||Depth to water level, feet (7)||Date of measurement||Remarks (Yield given in gallons a minute; drawdown in ft.)|
|Character of material||Geologic source|
|28-8-22bb||G.P. Farrell||Sp||Limestone||Crouse Limestone||F||S||F||8/31/50||Yield 5|
|28-8-22cd||G.P. Farrell||Sp||Limestone||Bader limestone||F||S||F||8/31/50||Yield 10|
|28-8-27ab||G.P. Farrell||Sp||Limestone||Cottonwood limestone||F||D, S||F||8/31/50||Yield 10. Flows continuously in dry weather with little decrease in flow.|
|28-8-27ba||G.P. Farrell||Dr||250||6||GI||Limestone||Cottonwood limestone||Cy, W||S||Top of casing||0.8||39.5||8/31/50||Yield 1|
|(28-8-33dd)||G.P. Farrell||Dr||100||6||GI||Limestone||Crouse limestone and Bader limestones||Cy, W||S||Top of casing||0.5||38.6||8/31/50||Yield 1|
|28-8-34ac||G.P. Farrell||Du||150||6||GI||Limestone||Wreford limestone||Cy, W||S||Top of casing||0.9||26.5||8/31/50||Yield 1|
|18-9-23cb||V. Spardling||Sp||Limestone||Hughes Creek shale||F||S||F||8/31/50||Yield 1|
|(28-9-36da)||T. Farney||Dr||180||8||GI||Limestone||Wakarusa and Burlingame limestones||Cy, E||D, S||Top of casing||0.8||123||8/19/50||Small supply|
|28-10-19cc||R.J. Dryer||Du||18||30||R||Limestone||Elmont limestone||B, H||D, S||Top of rock curb||0.6||4.6||8/31/50||Small supply|
|28-10-22dd||R.P. Jacobs||Du||16||36||R||Sandstone||Cedar Vale shale||Cy, H||D, S||Top of board cover||0.5||5.6||8/31/50|
|28-10-32dd||E.J. Petty||Dr||60||8||GI||Limestone||Wakarusa and Burlingame limestones||Cy, H||D, S||Top of board cover||0.8||52||8/19/50||Yield about 1|
|28-11-21dd||C.E. Clogston||Dr||60||6||GI||Limestone||Deer Creek limestone||N||N||Top of casing||0.6||56||9/11/50||Very small supply|
|(28-11-24cd)||J.A. Maken||Du||26||96||R||Limestone||Ervine Creek limestone||Cy, H||S||Top of board cover||1.3||4.6||9/11/50||Very small supply|
|28-11-28aa||E. Tull||Du||18||36||R||Limestone||Topeka limestone||Cy, H||D, S||Top of board cover||1||10.6||9/11/50||Very small supply|
|28-11-28cd||Gibson||Dr||120||8||GI||Sandstone||Deer Creek limestone||Cy, H||S||Top of casing||1||13.8||9/11/50||Estimated yield 10|
|28-11-30bc||R.A. Dungar||Du||32||30||R||Limestone||Howard limestone||Cy, H||S||Base of pump||1.6||16.8||8/31/50|
|28-12-21cc||G. Fultzenloger||Dr||125||8||GI||Sandstone||Jackson Park shale||Cy, H||S||Base of pump||1.1||56.7||9/8/50||Salt water at 225 feet in upper Lawrence shale|
|28-12-24ad||Glenn Taggart||Dr||225||6||GI||Sandstone||Ireland sandstone||Cy, W||D, S||Top of casing||0.6||98.6||9/8/50||Water from Tonganoxie sandstone is slightly salty|
|28-12-25da||R.L. Alspaugh||Dr||70||6||GI||Sandstone||Ireland sandstone||Cy, H||D, S||Top of casing||1||12.1||9/8/50|
|28-13-21dd||T.S. Bewley||Du||20||36||R||Gravel||Alluvium (terrace deposits)||Cy, W||S||Top of board cover||0.2||14||8/26/50|
|28-13-22bc||Chandler and Oaks||Dr||70||6||GI||Gravel||Alluvium (terrace deposits)||Cy, H||D, S||Top of casing||1||12.3||9/9/50||Good well, 40 feet of alluvium. Sandstone below 40 feet|
|(28-13-27ba)||A.L. Broderick||Dr||125||6||GI||Gravel||Alluvium (terrace deposits)||Cy, H||D, S||Top of casing||1.2||18.6||9/8/50||Salt water at 125 feet, probably local pollution from oil wells|
|(28-13-30ba)||J. Huges||Dr||65||6||GI||Sandstone||Ireland sandstone||Cy, H||D, S||Base of pump||0.6||28.8||9/8/50|
|28-13-31cb||E. Donley||Dr||60||6||GI||Gravel and sandstone||Alluvium and Ireland sandstone||Cy, H||D, S||Base of pump||1.2||14.8||9/8/50|
|28-13-34ad||H.O. Boucher||Dr||55||6||GI||Sandstone||Ireland sandstone||Cy, H||D, S||Base of pump||1||20.6||9/10/50|
1. Well number in parentheses indicates that analysis of water is given in table.
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. GI, galvanized sheet iron; N, none; R, rock.
5. Method of lift: CY, cylinder; F, natural flow; N, none; P, pitcher pump; T, turbine; B, bucket; J, Jet; Type of power: E, electric; H, hand operated; W, windmill.
6. D, Domestic; In, industrial; N, not being used; S, stock.
7. Measured depths to water level are given in feet, tenths, and hundredths; reported depths to water level are given in feet.
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