Water Supply in Arctic Areas: Design Features

by Lloyd K. Clark,
Amos J. Alter,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1957, Vol. 122, Issue 1, Pg. 1169-1178

Document Type: Journal Paper


Severe restrictions imposed by long, subzero winters and permanently frozen ground; factors determining temperature and ground frost are those due to geographical position and to local conditions; selection of water supply source; well and pumping facilities; water treatment; distribution and storage.

Subject Headings: Water treatment plants | Water storage | Water supply | Winter | Frozen soils | Temperature distribution | Frost | Wells (water) | Arctic

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