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Introduction

Geography

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Geologic History

Ground Water

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Geologic Formations

Records of Typical Wells

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Table 21

Table 21--Analyses of water from typical wells in Gray 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. 24 S., R. 27 W.
401 SE SW sec. 2 100.7 Ogallala 7-Dec 57 0.57 59
2.94
24
1.97
19
0.83
210
3.44
72
1.5
20
0.56
2.2
0.12
7.5
0.12
309 246 172 74
  T. 24 S., R. 28 W.
407 SE NE sec. 5 112.5 Ogallala 7-Dec 57 0.62 68
3.39
23
1.89
22
0.94
212
3.48
86
1.79
25
0.71
1.7
0.09
9.3
0.15
342 264 174 90
  T. 24 S., R. 30 W.
416 SE cor. SW sec. 16 150.5 Ogallala 9-Dec 58 0.03 75
3.74
26
2.14
42
1.83
211
3.46
155
3.22
30
0.85
1.2
0.06
7.5
0.12
442 294 173 121
  T. 25 S., R. 27 W.
424 SW cor. SE sec. 33 146d Ogallala 12-Dec 57 0.28 59
2.94
23
1.89
13
0.56
195
3.2
67
1.39
22
0.62
1.1
0.06
7.5
0.12
290 242 160 82
  T. 25 S., R. 29 W.
429 SE SE sec. 1 117 Ogallala 7-Dec 58 2 89
4.44
23
1.89
15
0.64
194
3.18
128
2.66
35
0.99
0.7
0.04
6.2
0.1
396 316 159 157
434 NE NW sec. 36 126 Ogallala 7-Dec 58 1 94
4.69
27
2.22
32
1.39
178
2.92
205
4.26
36
1.02
0.8
0.04
3.5
0.06
488 346 146 200
  T. 25 S., R. 30 W.
441 SE SW sec. 24 15d Alluvium 10-Dec 60 0.02 164
8.19
96
7.89
96
4.18
228
3.74
626
13.02
85
2.4
1.9
0.1
62
1
1245 804 187 617
  T. 26 S., R. 27 W.
449 SW SE sec. 15 12 Alluvium 10-Dec 57 4 69
3.44
12
0.99
15
0.66
210
3.44
52
1.08
10
0.28
0.4
0.02
17
0.27
284 222 172 50
  T. 26 S., R. 28 W.
457 SE NE sec. 10 53d Alluvium 11-Dec 58 e 76
3.79
22
1.81
34
1.46
214
3.51
139
2.89
20
0.56
0.8
0.04
3.5
0.06
402 280 176 104
459 SE NW sec. 11 180d Ogallala Sep-1940   e 51
2.54
10
0.82
20
0.86
180
2.95
49
1.02
6
0.17
0.5
0.03
3.5
0.06
230 168 148 20
472 NW cor. NE sec. 35 60d Terrace gravel 10-Dec 57 4.2 60
2.99
9.7
0.8
17
0.75
226
3.71
26
0.54
5
0.14
0.3
0.02
8
0.13
243 190 186 4
  T. 26 S., R. 29 W.
476 SW NW sec. 2 14.5 Alluvium 11-Dec 61 1.3 154
7.69
19
1.56
23
0.99
217
3.56
286
5.95
16
0.45
1.7
0.09
12
0.19
622 462 178 284
478 NE NE sec. 22 86.5 Pleistocene 9-Dec 59 1.3 60
2.99
10
0.82
13
0.55
202
3.31
20
0.42
13
0.37
0.3
0.02
15
0.24
234 190 166 24
  T. 26 S., R. 30 W.
480 SW NW sec. 1 70d Terrace gravel 10-Dec 59 0.15 59
2.94
9.8
0.81
15
0.63
208
3.41
22
0.46
10
0.28
0.4
0.02
13
0.21
233 188 170 18
  T. 27 S., R. 27 W.
485 SE NE sec. 14 142d Pleistocene 7-Dec 59 0.04 58
2.89
8.4
0.69
13
0.58
222
3.64
13
0.27
3.5
0.1
0.4
0.02
8
0.13
215 179 179f 0
  T. 27 S., R. 29 W.
490 NE SW sec. 5 104 Pleistocene 9-Dec 58 0.1 59
2.94
8.8
0.72
19
0.84
226
3.71
21
0.44
6.3
0.18
0.4
0.02
9.3
0.15
237 183 183g 0
  T. 27 S., R. 30 W.
497 NW SW sec. 29 121.5 Ogallala and Pleistocene 9-Dec 58 0.42 50
2.5
8.1
0.67
10
0.43
187
3.07
14
0.29
1.5
0.04
0.3
0.02
11
0.18
189 158 154 4
  T. 28 S., R. 27 W.
499 NE NE sec. 9 168 Ogallala and Pleistocene 10-Dec 58 0.66 55
2.74
12
0.99
10
0.44
188
3.08
30
0.62
12
0.34
0.4
0.02
6.6
0.11
221 186 154 32
500 NE NW sec. 24 420d Dakota 7-Dec 59 3.9 8
0.4
4.7
0.39
150
6.55
266
4.36
119
2.48
9.5
0.27
4.2
0.22
0.9
0.01
433 40 40h 0
  T. 28 S., R. 28 W.
504 SW NW sec. 3 186 Ogallala and/or Pleistocene 10-Dec 58 0.24 54
2.69
10
0.82
14
0.61
202
3.31
25
0.52
5.3
0.15
0.3
0.02
7.5
0.12
217 176 166 10
  T. 28 S., R. 29 W.
511i SW NE sec. 24 170d Pleistocene Oct-1940   0.01 54
2.69
9.6
0.79
14
0.62
188
3.08
25
0.52
10
0.28
0.5
0.03
12
0.19
219 174 154 20
513 NE SW sec. 24 170d (composite sample from wells 511 and 513
514 NW NE sec. 31 103.5 Pleistocene 7-Dec 58 0.77 55
2.74
18
1.48
13
0.56
200
3.28
39
0.81
19
0.54
0.7
0.04
6.6
0.11
252 211 164 47
  T. 29 S., R. 27 W.
524 NW NE sec. 28 89.5 Pleistocene 7-Dec 59 0.28 51
2.54
18
1.48
4.8
0.21
234
3.84
7.1
0.15
5.3
0.15
0.5
0.03
4
0.06
208 201 192 9
  T. 29 S., R. 28 W.
526 NE NE sec. 4 365d Dakota 9-Dec 59 1.1 27
1.35
10
0.82
70
3.06
207
3.39
75
1.56
5.5
0.16
1.8
0.09
1.8
0.03
296 108 108j 0
  T. 29 S., R. 29 W.
532 SE NE sec. 8 68 Pleistocene 9-Dec 58 0.75 62
3.09
17
1.4
15
0.63
251
4.12
27
0.56
9.5
0.27
0.5
0.03
8.9
0.14
266 224 206 18
  T. 29 S., R. 30 W.
538k SE NW sec. 8 248d,
252d
Ogallala and/or Pleistocene Mar-1940   e 47
2.35
8.3
0.68
11
0.47
171 (l)
2.8
12
0.25
2.5
0.07
0.3
0.02
10
0.16
183 152 150 2
539
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. Less than 0.1 part per million
f. Total alkalinity, 182 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 3 parts per million
g. Total alkalinity, 186 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 3 parts per million
h. Total alkalinity, 218 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 178 parts per million
i. Sample collected from city tap at Montezuma by city engineer
j. Total alkalinity, 170 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 62 parts per million
k. Sample collected from city tap at Copeland by city engineer
l. Sample contains 6.0 parts per million of carbonate (CO3)

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