Ground-Water Problems in New York and New England

by Joseph E. Upson, Geologist; Ground Water Branch, Water Resources Div., U. S. Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper


Changing nature of groundwater problems in area; problems involve estimates of how changes in stream regimen affect groundwater conditions, relative practicability of developing surface water and groundwater for particular needs, measurement of surface discharge to indicate amounts of groundwater available; examples are Ipswich River drainage basin in Massachusetts and Blackstone River valley and Pawcatuck River drainage basin in Rhode Island.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Drainage basins | Groundwater | Surface water | Water discharge measurement | Surface drainage | Islands | United States | New York | New England | Massachusetts | Rhode Island

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