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Title: Water supply at Los Alamos during 1996. Progress report

Production of potable municipal water supplies during 1996 totaled about 1,368.1 million gallons from wells in the Guaje, Pajarito, and Otowi well fields. There was no water used from either the spring gallery in Water Canyon or from Guaje Reservoir during 1996. About 2.6 million gallons of water from Los Alamos Reservoir was used for lawn irrigation. The total water usage in 1996 was about 1,370.7 million gallons, or about 131 gallons per day per person living in Los Alamos County. Groundwater pumpage was up about 12.0 million gallons in 1996 compared with the pumpage in 1995. This report fulfills requirements specified in US Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5400.1 (Groundwater Protection Management Program), which requires the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to monitor and document groundwater conditions below Pajarito Plateau and to protect the regional aquifer from contamination associated with Laboratory operations. Furthermore, this report also fulfills special conditions by providing information on hydrologic characteristics of the regional aquifer, including operating conditions of the municipal water supply system.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
563190
Report Number(s):
LA--13371-PR
ON: DE98001729; TRN: 98:002770
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Dec 1997
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; WATER QUALITY; GROUND WATER; AQUIFERS; HYDROLOGY; PROGRESS REPORT; LANL; WATER SUPPLY; MONITORING; WATER WELLS; PRODUCTION; COMPILED DATA; DRAWDOWN; WATER CHEMISTRY