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Table 20

Table 20--Analyses of water from typical wells in Finney County, Kansas. Analyzed by E.O. Holmes. Parts per million (a) and equivalents per million (b) (in italics).

No. on plate 2 Location Depth (feet) Geologic source Date of
collection,
1940
Temp.
(deg. F.)
Iron (Fe) Calcium (Ca) Magnesium (Mg) Sodium and Potassium (Na + K) Bicarbonate (HCO3) Sulfate (SO4) Chloride (Cl) Fluoride (F) Nitrate (NO3) Total dissolved solids (c) Hardness (calculated as CaCO3)
Total Carbonate Non-
carbonate
  T. 21 S., R. 27 W.
1 SW SW sec. 9 100d Codell 14-Oct 59 0.44 57
2.84
17
1.4
18
0.76
228e
3.74
27
0.56
3.8
0.1
1.4
0.07
8
0.13
259 213 207 6
  T. 21 S., R. 30 W.
12 NW corner sec. 5 44.1 Ogallala 17-Oct 57 0.09 101
5.04
24
1.97
53
2.31
347
5.69
99
2.06
50
1.41
0.9
0.05
7.1
0.11
509 350 284 66
  T. 21 S., R. 33 W.
31 NE NW sec. 13 39.5 Pleistocene 17-Oct 58 0.99 47
2.35
26
2.14
73
3.19
290
4.76
104
2.16
21
0.59
2.2
0.12
2.9
0.05
422 227 227f 0
  T. 21 S., R. 34 W.
38 SE NE sec. 21 85d Fort Hays 17-Oct 58 0.28 54
2.69
25
2.06
20
0.88
266
4.36
35
0.73
12
0.34
1
0.05
9.3
0.15
290 238 218 20
41 SW NE sec. 36 55 Ogallala 26-Oct 57 0.17 66
3.29
31
2.55
50
2.17
245
4.02
121
2.52
46
1.3
1.6
0.08
5.8
0.09
444 293 201 92
  T. 22 S., R. 29 W.
55 SW NW sec. 12 19.5 Alluvium 14-Oct 59 2 157
7.83
67
5.51
56
2.42
390
6.4
379
7.88
38
1.07
1.2
0.06
22
0.35
917 671 320 351
  T. 22 S., R. 30 W.
65 SW NW sec. 29 69.5 Ogallala 17-Oct 59 1.8 77
3.84
32
2.63
50
2.16
217g
3.56
195
4.06
27
0.76
2.3
0.12
3.1
0.05
499 327 182 145
  T. 22 S., R. 32 W.
73 NW corner sec. 27 94.1 Pleistocene 17-Oct 59 5.2 63
3.14
24
1.97
40
1.72
227
3.72
105
2.18
27
0.76
1.6
0.08
5.3
0.09
385 265 186 79
  T. 23 S., R. 27 W.
90 NE SE sec. 21 140d Ogallala 14-Oct 59 0.35 51
2.54
24
1.97
21
0.91
228
3.74
48
1
17
0.48
1.4
0.07
8
0.13
285 226 187 39
  T. 23 S., R. 29 W.
98 SE SE sec. 11 97 Ogallala 14-Oct 59 0.61 37
1.85
23
1.89
35
1.5
224
3.67
29
0.6
25
0.71
3.3
0.17
5.8
0.09
271 188 183 5
  T. 23 S., R. 32 W.
114 SW SW sec. 20 23.5 Pleistocene 26-Oct 59 0.44 183
9.13
122
10.03
130
5.63
250
4.1
786
16.35
147
4.15
2.1
0.11
4.8
0.08
1500 959 205 754
  T. 23 S., R. 33 W.
125 SW corner sec. 18 68.5 Pleistocene 18-Oct 58 0.29 118
5.89
93
7.64
142
6.18
246
4.03
558
11.61
135
3.81
2.3
0.12
8.4
0.14
1180 677 202 475
141 SE corner sec. 35 240d Ogallala and Pleistocene 15-Oct 59 0.06 207
10.33
81
6.66
186
8.1
246
4.03
867
18.03
97
2.74
1.1
0.06
14
0.23
1576 850 202 648
  T. 24 S., R. 31 W.
165 NW NW sec. 31 32 Alluvium 15-Oct 60 0.02 120
5.99
50
4.11
195
8.47
290
4.76
596
12.4
43
1.21
1.4
0.07
8
0.13
1158 505 238 267
  T. 24 S., R. 32 W.
181h SW SE sec. 7 258d Ogallala Jan-1941   0.04 88
4.39
21
1.73
46
1.98
189
3.1
208
4.33
21
0.59
0.7
0.04
2
0.04
481 306 155 151
208 NE SW NW sec. 17 299d (composite sample from wells 181, 208, and 223)
223 NW SW sec. 18 250d
226 SE SW sec. 19 71 Terrace gravel 24-Oct 61 2.4 66
3.29
9
0.74
1.6
0.07
171
2.8
13
0.27
12
0.34
0.3
0.02
42
0.67
232 206 140 66
233 NE NW sec. 21 45 Alluvium 15-Oct 58 0.02 249
12.43
100
8.22
170
7.4
282
4.62
960
19.97
104
2.93
1.8
0.09
27
0.44
1753 1033 231 802
  T. 24 S., R. 33 W.
262 SW NW sec. 7 220d Ogallala 24-Oct 61 0.02 43
2.15
17
1.4
23
0.98
194
3.18
50
1.04
7
0.2
0.9
0.05
4
0.06
242 178 159 19
268 SW NW SE sec. 8 36.2 Alluvium 18-Oct 59 0.07 342
17.07
99
8.14
297
12.89
275
4.51
1413
29.39
140
3.95
1.2
0.06
12
0.19
2442 1261 225 1036
297 NW SW sec. 12 45d Alluvium 16-Oct 58 0.04 386
19.26
165
13.56
390
16.97
264
4.33
1920
39.94
178
5.02
2.5
0.13
23
0.37
3197 1641 216 1425
317 SW SW sec. 13 45.5 Alluvium 16-Oct 57 0.01 246
12.28
101
8.3
316
13.72
246
4.03
1281
26.65
124
3.5
1.2
0.06
4
0.06
2196 1029 202 827
  T. 24 S., R. 34 W.
336 SE NE sec. 2 81d Alluvium 14-Oct 59 0.03 212
10.58
107
8.8
219
9.54
253
4.15
996
20.72
130
3.67
1.4
0.07
19
0.31
1811 969 208 761
338 SW NW sec. 3 37-50 Alluvium 15-Oct 60 0.06 193
9.63
107
8.8
213
9.26
190
3.12
988
20.55
133
3.75
1.6
0.08
12
0.19
1743 922 156 766
349 NW NW sec. 16 35d Alluvium 18-Oct 62 0.27 307
15.32
101
8.3
253
11
263
4.31
1288
26.79
107
3.02
1.4
0.07
27
0.43
2216 1182 215 967
352 NE corner sec. 25 52.5 Terrace gravel 18-Oct 61 0.2 74
3.69
12
0.99
6.2
0.27
217
3.56
16
0.33
12
0.34
0.4
0.02
43
0.7
272 235 178 57
  T. 25 S., R. 31 W.
362 SW SE sec. 15 24.5 Alluvium 15-Oct 60 0.08 71
3.54
8.2
0.67
6.4
0.28
188
3.08
6.8
0.14
22
0.62
0.2
0.01
40
0.64
249 211 154 57
  T. 26 S., R. 31 W.
381 NE corner sec. 30 97.5 Pleistocene 16-Oct 61 0.04 53
2.64
8.3
0.68
17
0.73
203
3.33
21
0.44
3.5
0.1
0.3
0.02
10
0.16
215 166 166 0
  T. 26 S., R. 32 W.
388 SW NW sec. 31 120.5 Pleistocene 16-Oct 60 2.9 52
2.59
8.2
0.67
3.9
0.17
184
3.02
9.5
0.2
3.5
0.1
0.3
0.02
5.3
0.09
178 163 151 12
  T. 26 S., R. 33 W.
392 NE corner sec. 9 78.5 Pleistocene 18-Oct 60 1.1 56
2.79
11
0.9
3.2
0.14
207
3.39
13
0.27
2.5
0.07
0.3
0.02
4.9
0.08
196 187 170 17

a. One part per million is equivalent to 1 pound of substance per million pounds of water and is equal to 8.33 pounds per million gallons.
b. Equivalents per million
c. Calculated
d. Reported
e. Sample contains 12 parts per million of carbonate (CO3)
f. Total alkalinity, 238 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 11 parts per million
g. Sample contains 2.4 parts per million of carbonate (CO3)
h. Sample collected from city tap at Garden City by J.A. Roby, city engineer

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