The Peoria Recharge Pit: Its Development and Results

by M. Suter,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 3, Pg. 1-17

Document Type: Journal Paper


Research on artificial recharge was done in Peoria, Ill, by State Water Survey to find methods for overcoming losses in ground water storage due to overpumpage; method was found to obtain high rate of inflow of from 23 to 27 mgd per acre; types of hydrologic, chemical, and bacteriological observations made.

Subject Headings: Water storage | Artificial recharge | Hydrographic surveys | Surveying methods | Groundwater management | Groundwater supply | Pumps | Inflow

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