Table 1. Water Levels and Associated Information for Wells in the High Plains Aquifer North of the Arkansas River in East-Central Kearny County.
 
Well location,
well number, and 
period of record
Well depth,
ft
Land surface elevation,
ft
Well use
1940
water-level depth,
ft
Distance from river, miles
Location relative to ditch irrigation area and Arkansas River floodplain
Land surface elevation above river, ft*
1940 water- level elevation above river, ft*
23S 35W 05ACC

01 1/17/66 1/4/99

180
3096
Irrigation
114
8.2
2.8 miles west of Amazon Ditch. Above floodplain
144
30
23S 35W 16BBC

01 8/29/84 1/4/99

263
3038
Irrigation
55
6.8
1.9 miles west of Amazon Ditch. Above floodplain
91
36
23S 35W 12CCC

01 5/1/58 4/20/93

02 1/15/92 1/4/99

378
 

3009

3010

 

Irrigation

Irrigation

 

67

68

6.1 N
In Amazon area
Above floodplain
 

80

81

13
23S 35W 25BBB

02 4/1/58 1/11/94

03 11/17/93 1/22/99

320
 

3005

3000

 

Irrigation

Irrigation

 

46

41

4.0 N
In Amazon area
Above floodplain
 

76

71

30
24S 35W 09CCC

01 5/1/58 1/5/99

253
2998
Observation
30
1.1 N
In Great Eastern area, near main canal
Above floodplain
50
20

* Elevation of river directly south of well taken from USGS 7.5 minute topographic quadrangle.