This data release contains groundwater well data and annual groundwater pumpage data for Altar Valley. Groundwater Well Data: The following are well attributes that were retrieved for sites within the study area: Well Name Site-identification no. Latitude and Longitude in NAD83 Altitude of land surface in NAVD88 Depth of hole Depth of well Type of Well Log Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) registration no. Arizona State Land Department (ASLD) registration no. Refuge Well Annual Groundwater Pumpage Data: The USGS summarized annual pumpage data from the Arizona Department of Water Resources for the Altar Valley groundwater area for the years between 1984 and 2019. This dataset contains annual pumpage for the Southern part of Altar Valley, the Northern part of Altar Valley and the total annual pumpage for Altar Valley.
|Title||Groundwater Well Data and Annual Groundwater Pumpage Data (1984 - 2019) in Altar Valley, Arizona|
|Authors||Sandra J Owen-Joyce|
|Product Type||Data Release|
|Record Source||USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog|
|USGS Organization||Arizona Water Science Center|
Preliminary geohydrologic assessment of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Altar Valley, southeastern Arizona
Preliminary geohydrologic assessment of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Altar Valley, southeastern ArizonaThe Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge is located in the southern part of Altar Valley, southwest of Tucson in southeastern Arizona. The primary water-supply well at the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge has experienced a two-decade decrease in groundwater levels in the well, as have other wells in the southern part of Altar Valley. In part to understand this trend, a study was undertaken b