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Assessing the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination: Rio Grande aquifer system in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Explains the natural and human-affected factors that determine the concentration of contaminants in groundwater, especially where the concentration is different at the surface than at depth, and where pumping varies with time.

by Jagucki, Martha L.; Bexfield, Laura M.; Heywood, Charles E.; and Eberts, Sandra M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3138
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Arsenic, Groundwater, Groundwater flow, Hydrology, Mathematical modeling, Toxic trace element contamination, Aquifers
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