Bedrock Groundwater Levels for Selected Wells located in Western Pennington County

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Bedrock Groundwater Levels for Selected Wells located in Western Pennington County

Bedrock aquifers are used extensively for water supplies in western Pennington County, and springs that discharge from these aquifers provide important baseflow for streams and reservoirs. A schematic diagram (fig. 1) shows the general hydrologic setting of bedrock aquifers in western Pennington County. The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources monitors water levels in a network of observation wells completed in these bedrock aquifers. The U.S. Geological Survey also operates several observation wells in these aquifers in cooperation with the city of Rapid City. Periodic measurements of water levels at these sites show the long-term trends in ground-water levels and how these aquifers respond to stresses such as drought. Water-level records for these observation wells may be observed graphically or downloaded by clicking on the map number showing the well location or the map number listed in the table of wells. Water levels are presented as feet below the land surface. Water levels for wells with pressure heads are presented as negative numbers that represent the feet above the land surface to which the water level would rise in an open stand pipe. This Web site was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the West Dakota Water Development District.

Penn Figure 1

Figure 1. Schematic diagram showing simplified hydrogeologic setting in western Pennington County.

Map showing the location of bedrock observation wells located in western Pennington County.

  • The symbol indicates the aquifer in which the well is completed.
  • Click on the map number to graphically display or download the water-level records.
Penn Figure 2

Table listing bedrock observation wells located in western Pennington County.

  • Click on the map number to graphically display or download water-level records.

 

Data source  Map number   Station identification number   USGS local number   Other identifier   Other identifier       Aquifer

DENR                    1               4408181031808012                  N 7E17BAAD              PE-84B              Dog Track                Minnelusa

DENR                    2               4408111032222022                  N 6E15ADAA2            PE-96B             Doty Ddwd               Deadwood

DENR                    3               4408111032222012                  N 6E15ADAA              PE-95C             Doty Mdsn               Madison

DENR                    4               4407461031242012                  N 7E13DDAA              PE-95E             West Nike Rd            Inyan Kara

DENR                    5               4406231035837012                  N 1E27ADAC              PE-91A             Blind Park                Deadwood

USGS                    6                4405441031800022                  N 7E32ABBC2            PE-89C              City Quarry Mdsn    Madison

USGS                    7                4405441031800012                  N 7E32ABBD              PE-89D             City Quarry Mnls      Minnelusa

DENR                    8               4405281031610012                  N 7E34BCCA              PE-64A             Cement Plant            Minnelusa

USGS                    9                4404301031602021                  N 7E 3CBAA2            PE-65A              Sioux Park Mdsn       Madison

DENR                    10             4404301031602011                  N 7E 3CBAA               PE-64B              Sioux Park Mnls         Minnelusa

USGS                    11             4404271031317011                  N 7E 1DBBB                RC-7                 Star Village                 Madison

DENR                    12             4403381031733021                  N 7E 8ADDD2            PE-89A             Canyon Lake Mdsn     Madison

DENR                    13             4403381031733011                  N 7E 8ADDD              PE-89B              Canyon Lake Mnls      Minnelusa

USGS                    14              4403261031807021                  N 7E 8DBCC2            JS-1A                 Jackson                      Madison

USGS                    15              4403101031738011                  N 7E 8DDCD             CHLN-1             Chapel Lane 1             Minnelusa

DENR                    16              4403081031846011                  N 7E18AAAD            PE-96A              Cleghorn                    Madison

DENR                    17              4402161031141011                  N 8E19AAAB             PE-95B              Scales                          Inyan Kara

USGS                    18               4401491031649011                  N 7E21DBBD             WW-1                Wildwood North         Minnelusa

DENR                    19               4400521031812011                  N 7E29CADD            PE-84A             Countryside               Deadwood

DENR                    20               4400231032110011                  N 6E35AADD            PE-95D             Countryside West        Precambrian

DENR                    21               4359161031618021                  S 7E 3CDBD2            PE-94A             Reptile Gardens Mnls   Minnelusa

DENR                    22               4359161031618011                  S 7E 3CDBD              PE-86A             Reptile Gardens Mdsn  Madison

USGS                    23                4356441031838011                  S 7E20CACD             KI-1                 Kieffer                         Deadwood

DENR                    24               4355171035018011                  S 2E35ADCA              PE-96C            Four Corners                Madison

DENR                    25               4352271031853012                  S 7E17CCAA              PE-95A             Hayward                      Madison