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  Sedgwick County Geohydrolgy

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Abstract

Introduction

Geography

General Geology

Geologic History

Geologic Formations

Ground Water

Wells and Springs

Logs

References

Plates

 

Records of Wells and Springs

Information pertaining to 458 wells and 2 springs in Sedgwick County is given in Table 13. The well-numbering system used is described [ in the introduction ].

Well No. Owner or Tenant Type Of Well1 Depth Of Well, feet2 Diameter of Well, inches Type of casing3 Principle water-bearing unit Method of lift4 Use of water5 Depth to water level below land surface, feet Date of measurement Height of land surface above mean sea level, feet Remarks
(Yield given in gallons/minute; drawdown in feet)
Character of material Geologic source
25-1W-17ccc1* City of Wichita D 127 18 S Sand & gravel Pleistocence and Pliocene(?) deposits T, E P 13.5 1/15/58 1371.7 Wichita Well no. M40. Screens set at 92-127 ft.
25-1W-17ccc2 City of wichita D 121 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence and Pliocene(?) deposits N O 13 1/16/58 1370.3 Wichita Well no. M40d. Screens set at 94-97 ft., 107-110 ft.,and 120-123 ft.
25-1W-17ccc3 City of wichita D 43 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence(?) deposits N O 12.6 1/16/58 1370.2 Wichita Well no. M40b. Screens set at 40-43 ft.
25-1W-18aaa1* City of wichita D 128 18 S Sand & gravel Pleistocence and Pliocene(?) deposits T, E P 17 1/17/58 1373.4 Wichita Well no. 38. Screens set at 93-128 ft.
25-1W-18aaa2 City of wichita D 129 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence and Pliocene(?) deposits N O 20.1 1/17/58 1375.4 Wichita Well no. M38d. Screens set at 98-101 ft., 112-115 ft.,and 126-129 ft.
25-1W-18aaa3 City of wichita D 48 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence(?) deposits N O 19.2 7/1/58 1375.2 Wichita Well no. 38b. Screens set at 45-48 ft.
25-1W-18abb1* City of wichita D 170 18 S Sand & gravel Pleistocence and Pliocene(?) deposits T, E P 17.6 1/22/58 1375.2 Wichita Well no. M37. Screens set at 114-124 ft., 139-159 ft.,and 165-170 ft.
25-1W-18abb2 City of wichita D 160 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence and Pliocene(?) deposits N P 18.5 5/14/58 1375.2 Wichita Well no. M37. Screens set at 121-124 ft., 149-152 ft.,and 157-160 ft.
25-1W-18abb3 City of wichita D 52.5 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence deposits N P 18.7 5/14/58 1375.3 Wichita Well no. 37b. Screens set at 49.5-52.5 ft.
25-1W-19dbd Don Jacob Du 55 6 - Sand & gravel Pleistocence deposits Ce, G I 15.2 5/20/58 1372  
25-1W-20ccc City of Wichita A 38.5 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence deposits N O 11.2 9/2/58 1371.6 Wichita Well no. 117.
25-1W-22bbb City of Wichita D 41.4 1.25 GI Sand & gravel Pleistocence deposits N O 11.3 9/3/58 1358.6 Wichita Well no. 126.
25-1W-25bac B. Updegraph D 28 8 S Sand & gravel Pleistocence deposits Ce, B&G I - - - Well not in use. (sealed)
25-1W-25bba B. Updegraph D 27 8 S Sand & gravel Pleistocence deposits Ce, B&G I - - - Well not in use. (sealed)
25-1W-25bca B. Updegraph D 25 8 S Sand & gravel Pleistocence deposits Ce, B&G I 13.6 10/8/58 1354.5  

1 Asterisk following well number indicates analysis of water is given in Tables 5 or 6 .
2 Type: A, augered ; D, drilled ; Dn, driven; Du, dug; Sp, spring
3 Type of casing: Cn , concrete; GI, galvanized iron; N, None; R, rock; S, steel.
4 Method of lift: Ce, centifugal; Cy, cylinder; J, jet; N, None; P, pitcher pump; T, turbine
5 Use: D, domestic; Ind, industrial; I, irrigation; N, None; O, observation; P, public supply; R, recreation; S, stock.
Type of power: B, butane; E, electric; G, gasoline; H, hand; W, wind.
Reported depths below land surface are given in feet; measured depths below land surface are given in feet and tenths.

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