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Chemical Analysis Data

Table 7--Partial analyses of water from wells in Wichita "Bentley Reserve" and "local" well fields (in parts per million*, except as otherwise indicated). (Samples analyzed by Wichita Water Department)

Well Number Date of collection Depth of well, feet Iron
(Fe)
Manganese
(Mn)
Calcium
(Ca)
Sodium and
potassium
(Na + K)
Sulfate
(SO4)
Chloride
(Cl)
Nitrate
(NO3)
Dissolved Solids
(residue at 180°C)
Total hardness as CaCO3
25-2W-35bb4 6-8-56 126 --- --- --- --- 328 686 --- --- 439
35bb5 5-22-56 137 --- --- --- --- 304 610 --- --- 483
35bb6 6-19-56 212 --- --- --- --- 162 523 --- --- 385
27-1E-18baa 5-60 48 0.001 0.00 96 202 248 260 6.0 940 330
18bac 5-60 46 0.00 0.00 130 232 427 370 4.0 1,440 465
18bcc 5-60 48 0.00 0.00 122 260 270 350 0.60 1,230 421
18cbb 5-60 47 0.00 0.00 98 208 200 332 1.60 1,060 342
18cbc 5-60 52 0.30 0.00 205 208 205 340 0.80 1,120 358
18cca 5-60 49 0.30 0.00 123 258 230 375 0.12 1,300 450
18cda 5-60 54 0.02 0.00 135 317 322 575 4.0 1,640 450
18cdb 5-60 50 0.00 0.00 118 306 270 503 4.0 1,460 409
18cdd1 5-60 51 0.00 0.00 93 204 182 268 4.0 1,010 314

*One part per million is equivalent to one pound of substance per million pounds of water or 8.33 pounds per million gallons of water.

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Kansas Geological Survey, Geohydrology of Sedgwick County
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Web version April 1998. Original publication date Dec. 1965.
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