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Saltwater from Permian Rocks

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Purpose and scope

Location and extent of area

Previous Investigations

Methods of Investigation


Well-numbering system

Conversion to metric units

Geologic setting

Permian rocks

Wellington Formation

Ninnescah Shale

Cretaceous rocks

Undifferentiated Tertiary and Quaternary deposits

Hydrologic setting

Uses of ground water In Wellington aquifer

Hydraulic characteristics of Wellington aquifer

Hydraulic connection between Wellington aquifer and overlying unconsolidated aquifers

Digital model of Wellington aquifer

Aquifer properties

Calibration of model

Results of digital model simulation

Water quality

Alleviation of chloride contamination

Recommendations for future studies



Selected references

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Kansas Geological Survey, Geology
Placed on web Jan. 2006; originally published 1981.
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