Areal Extent of a Plume of Mineralized Water from a Flowing Artesian Well in Dade County, Florida

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Abstract: A flowing artesian well tapping the Floridan aquifer at Chekika Hammock State Park, Dade County, Florida, has been contaminating the overlying Biscayne aquifer with saline water since 1944. The contaminating plume extends approximately 7 miles downstream and southeast of the well and ranges in width from 1 to 2 miles. The area of contamination is approximately 12 square miles. The primary contaminating chemical constituents are chloride, sodium, and sulfate ions.

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26 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Waller, Bradley G. March 1982.

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Abstract: A flowing artesian well tapping the Floridan aquifer at Chekika Hammock State Park, Dade County, Florida, has been contaminating the overlying Biscayne aquifer with saline water since 1944. The contaminating plume extends approximately 7 miles
downstream and southeast of the well and ranges in width from 1 to 2 miles. The area of contamination is approximately 12 square miles. The primary contaminating chemical constituents are chloride, sodium, and sulfate ions.

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26 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Waller, Bradley G. Areal Extent of a Plume of Mineralized Water from a Flowing Artesian Well in Dade County, Florida, report, March 1982; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc968079/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.