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Table 9

Table 9--Analyses of water from typical wells in Seward county, Kansas. Analyzed by Robert H. Hess. Parts per million(1) and (in italics) equivalents per million.(2)

Well No.
on plate 2
Location, Depth, Geologic Horizon Date of collection, 1940 Temperature (F) Iron (Fe) Calcium (Ca) Magnesium (Mg) Sodium and potassium (Na+K)2 Bicarbonate (HCO3) Sulfate (SO4) Chloride (Cl) Fluoride (F) Nitrate (NO3) Dissolved solids Hardness (calculated as CaCO3)
Total Carbonate Non-
carbonate
  T. 31 S., R. 32 W.
8 NW NE sec. 4, 185 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug. 18 62 0.19
0.01
53
2.64
17
1.4
33
1.43
203
3.33
82
1.71
9.5
0.27
0.9
0.05
6.6
0.11
304 203 166 37
  T. 31 S., R. 34 W.
22 NE NE sec. 5, 48 feet, Recent alluvium Aug.18 61 0 69
3.44
20
1.64
39
1.71
237
3.89
108
2.25
11
0.31
0.6
0.03
19
0.31
385 254 194 60
23 NE SE sec. 6, 114 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 61 0.03
0.03
46
2.3
15
1.23
41
1.8
236
3.87
45
0.94
11
0.31
0.6
0.03
11
0.18
288 177 177 0
24 NW NE sec. 14, 205 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug. 17 64 0.2 61
3.04
18
1.48
33
1.44
233
3.82
84
1.75
9.5
0.27
0.6
0.03
5.3
0.09
328 226 191 35
  T. 32 S., R. 31 W.
31 NE SE sec.12, 178 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug. 18 61 0.19
0.01
49
2.45
14
1.15
26
1.13
192
3.15
57
1.19
9
0.25
0.7
0.04
6.2
0.1
258 181 157 24
  T. 32 S., R. 31 W.
53 SE SW sec. 21, 153 feet, Recent alluvium Aug. 20 60 0.08 56
2.79
31
2.55
44
1.9
231
3.79
139
2.89
14
0.39
1.2
0.06
6.6
0.11
407 267 189 78
  T. 33 S., R. 31 W.
63 SE SW sec. 4, 150 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Feb.13,
1939
tap 0.6 63
3.14
20
1.64
38
1.66
232
3.8
99
2.06
13
0.37
.0
.0
13
0.21
389 239 190 49
69 SE SE sec. 23, 225 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 64 0.19
0.01
64
3.19
23
1.89
40
1.73
220
3.61
133
2.77
13
0.37
0.8
0.04
1.5
0.02
286 255 180 75
  T. 33 S., R. 33 W.
78 NW NE sec. 4, 152 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 63 0.43
0.02
58
2.89
25
2.06
32
1.37
232
3.8
91
1.89
14
0.39
0.6
0.03
13
0.21
350 249 59 190
  T. 33 S., R. 34 W.
96 SE NW sec. 23, 112 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 63 0.79
0.03
62
3.09
22
1.81
29
1.27
242
3.97
74
1.54
17
0.48
0.4
0.02
10
0.16
336 247 198 49

Well No.
on plate 2
Location, Depth, Geologic Horizon Date of collection, 1940 Temperature (F) Iron (Fe) Calcium (Ca) Magnesium (Mg) Sodium and potassium (Na+K)2 Bicarbonate (HCO3) Sulfate (SO4) Chloride (Cl) Fluoride (F) Nitrate (NO3) Dissolved solids Hardness (calculated as CaCO3)
Total Carbonate Non-
carbonate
  T.34 S., R.31 W.
100 NE SW sec. 5,29 feet, Recent alluvium Aug.18 62 0 71
3.54
19
1.56
41
1.8
216
3.54
134
2.79
14
0.39
0.8
0.04
8.4
1.4
396 255 177 78
102 NE NE sec. 27, 34 feet, Recent alluvium Aug.18 62 0.07 74
3.69
21
1.73
67
2.9
215
3.53
72
1.5
111
3.13
0.6
0.03
8
0.13
461 271 176 95
  T. 34 S., R. 32 W.
105 NE SE sec. 8, 270 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 62 1.8
0.06
61
3.04
17
1.4
17
0.75
220
3.61
49
1.02
17
0.48
0.3
0.02
3.5
0.06
277 225 180 45
113 SE SE sec. 23, 216 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 62 0.7
0.03
64
3.19
19
1.56
27
1.18
212
3.48
76
1.58
24
0.68
0.5
0.03
10
0.16
327 239 174 65
  T. 34 S., R. 33 W.
118 SW SW sec. 3, 257 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 62 0.12 66
3.29
19
1.56
19
0.84
203
3.33
82
1.71
15
0.42
0.3
0.02
13
0.21
316 243 166 77
130 SW NE sec. 32, 506 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Jan.13 tap 0.07 50
2.5
22
1.81
28
1.2
217
3.56
70
1.46
9
0.25
.0
.0
15
0.24
338 225 191 34
  T. 34 S., R. 34 W.
133 NE NW sec. 7, 130 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 63 1.3
0.05
66
3.29
14
1.15
21
0.92
233
3.82
33
0.69
23
0.65
0.3
0.02
11
0.18
286 225 191 34
141 SW SW sec. 33, 93 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.18 62 1.9
0.07
56
2.79
22
1.81
14
0.59
225
3.69
34
0.71
18
0.51
0.7
0.04
15
0.24
274 234 184 50
  T. 35 S., R. 31 W.
146 SE NE sec.15, 211 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.19 63 1
0.04
70
3.49
24
1.97
75
3.27
234
3.84
60
1.25
122
3.44
0.7
0.04
10
0.16
480 275 192 83
  T. 35 S., R. 33 W.
157 SW NW sec.15, 180 feet, Pliocene and Pleistocene undifferentiated Aug.19 61 0.08 38
1.90
32
2.63
16
0.71
211
3.46
54
1.12
12
0.34
3
0.16
9.7
0.16
270 227 173 54
1. One part per million is equivalent to 1 pound of substance per million pounds of water or 8.33 pounds per million gallons of water.
2. Calculated.
3. Total alkalinity, 193 parts per million; excess alkalinity, 16 parts per million.

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