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Assessing the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination--Edwards aquifer near San Antonio, Texas

Well vulnerability results from the young age of groundwater. Karst features permit contaminants to move into the aquifer easily, leading to a well mixed aquifer; geochemical processes do not degrade contaminants quickly.

by Jagucki, Martha L.; Musgrove, MaryLynn; Lindgren, Richard J.; Fahlquist, Lynne S.; and Eberts, Sandra M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3142
Related topics:
Chemical analysis, Groundwater quality, Hydrology, Mathematical modeling, Pesticide and herbicide contamination, Water chemistry, Water sampling, Aquifers, Wells
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Bexar, Medina
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