Ground Water Utilization, Suffolk County, L. I., New York

by John F. Hoffman, (M.ASCE), Hydr. Engr.; U. S. Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 7, Pg. 25-41

Document Type: Journal Paper


Groundwater pumped from aquifers amounted to more than 24 billion gal in 1955; problems arising through constantly increasing withdrawals include: extensive sea water encroachment, marked depletion of storage, industrial contamination, and rises in water temperatures; possible remedies are discussed.

Subject Headings: Water storage | Groundwater | Groundwater pollution | Groundwater depletion | Waste storage | Aquifers | Sea water | Industries | New York | United States

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