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Table 14

Table 14--Analyses of water from wells in Ford County, Kansas. (Analyzed by Robert H. Hess. Dissolved constituents given in parts per million, reacting values [in italics] given in equivalents per million.)

T. 25 S. || T. 26 S. || T. 27 and 28 S. || T. 29 and 30 S.

No. on plates 2 or 3 Location, depth, and geologic horizon Date of collection, 1939 Temperature (deg. F) Iron (Fe) Calcium (Ca) Magnesium (Mg) Sodium and potassium (Na+K) Bicarbonate (HCO3) Sulphate (SO4) Chloride (Cl) Fluoride (F) Nitrate (NO3) Total dissolved solids (2) Hardness (calculated) as CaCO3)
Total Carbonate Non-Carbonate
T. 25 S., R. 21 W.
9 NE corner SE 1/4 sec. 4, 46.4 feet, Ogallala 2-Aug 58 0.03 70
3.49
16
1.32
12
0.54
277
4.54
13
0.27
15
0.42
0.9
0.05
4.4
0.07
270 242 227 15
17 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 24, 58.7 feet, Ogallala 2-Aug 59 0.03 68
3.39
14
1.15
31
1.33
288
4.72
23
0.48
20
0.56
0.9
0.05
4
0.06
305 227 227 0
22 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 35, 155 feet, Dakota 18-Jul 65 0.19 44
2.2
24
1.97
35
1.54
283
4.64
22
0.46
15
0.42
2
0.11
4.9
0.08
289 209 209 (3) 0
T. 25 S., R. 22 W.
28 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec. 10, 50.2 feet, Ogallala 24-Jul 59 (4) 66
3.29
15
1.23
22
0.97
229
3.76
44
0.92
23
0.65
1
0.05
6.6
0.11
292 226 188 38
32 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 24, 156 feet, Dakota; sample contained flocculent material in suspension 18-Jul 60   30
1.5
23
1.89
114
4.97
312
5.12
103
2.14
33
0.93
2.7
0.14
1.8
0.03
464 170 170 (5) 0
36 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 29, composite sample from wells 35, 36, and 37, 86.5-104 feet, Ogallala 22-Nov   0.0 60
2.99
16
1.32
10
0.43
246
4.03
10
0.21
15
0.42
1.5
 
4.9
0.08
293 216 202 14
38 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec. 32,80 feet, Ogallala 25-Jul 58 (4) 62
3.09
16
1.32
39
1.7
252
4.16
7.4
1.54
9.5
0.27
1
0.05
7.5
0.12
268 221 207 14
T. 25 S., R. 23 W.
43 NE corner sec. 18, 43.6 feet, Dakota 18-Jul 59 4.8 46
2.3
28
2.3
25
1.07
260
4.26
38
0.79
16
0.45
2.6
0.14
1.8
0.03
292 239 213 26
46 SE corner SW 1/4 sec. 24, 89.7 feet, Dakota 18-Jul 59 .45 65
3.24
14
1.15
5.8
0.25
208
3.41
21
0.44
21
0.59
2
0.11
5.3
0.09
239 221 171  
T. 25 S., R. 24 W.
51 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 11, 37.1 feet, alluvium 17-Jul 59 .12 144
7.19
25
2.06
42
1.81
427
7
102
2.12
37
1.04
1
0.85
53
0.05
618 463 350 113
55 SW corner sec. 21, 39.8 feet, Ogallala and/or Greenhorn; sample cloudy when collected 17-Jul 59   157
7.83
22
1.81
64
2.77
403
6.61
32
0.67
42
1.18
0.7
0.04
243
3.91
762 482 330 152
  SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec. 21, spring, Ogallala and/or Greenhorn 17-Jul 64 0 61
3.04
18
1.48
16
0.46
249
4.08
23
0.48
7
0.2
1.5
0.08
8.4
0.14
260 226 204 22
58 NE corner NW 1/4 sec. 26, 58 feet, Ogallala 24-Jul 59 2.2 45
2.25
20
1.64
12
0.54
225
3.69
14
0.29
7
0.2
3.6
0.19
4
0.06
221 199 184 15
T. 25 S., R. 25 W.
65 SW corner sec. 10, 173.1 feet, Greenhorn and/or Dakota 19-Jul 60 4.2 51
2.54
35
2.88
73
3.19
292 (6)
4.79
123
2.56
31
0.87
2.2
0.12
1.8
0.03
474 279 251 28
T. 25 S., R. 26 W.
79 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec. 8, 123.1 feet, Ogallala 19-Jul 59 1.2 45
2.25
29
2.38
5
0.22
256
4.2
13
0.27
5
0.14
2.9
0.15
5.3
0.09
234 234 210 24
85 SW corner sec. 25, 76.1 fret, Ogallala 24-Jul 60 (4) 54
2.69
23
1.89
14
0.59
240
3.94
28
0.58
11
0.31
1.6
0.08
16
0.26
268 229 197 32
88 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec. 32, 109.1 feet, Ogallala 19-Jul 59 .08 66
3.29
27
2.22
15
0.64
217
3.56
73
1.52
23
0.65
1.9
0.1
20
0.32
335 276 178 98

1. One part per million is equivalent to 1 pound of substance per million pounds of water and is equivalent to 8.33 pounds per million gallons.
2. Calculated.
3. Total alkalinity. 232 paints per million; excess alkalinity, 9 parts per million.
4. Less than 0.15 part per million.
5. Total alkalinity, 256 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 86 parts per million.
6. Sample also contains 7.2 parts per million carbonate (0.24 equivalents per million).
7. Sample also contains 12 parts per million carbonate (0.4 equivalents per million).
8. Total alkalinity, 242 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 45 parts per million.
9. Total alkalinity, 237 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 110 parts per million.
10. Total alkalinity, 198 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 15 parts per million.
11. Total alkalinity, 233 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 11 parts per million.
12. Located in Clark County.

T. 25 S. || T. 26 S. || T. 27 and 28 S. || T. 29 and 30 S.

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