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March 22, 2022 — Kīlauea Keller Well sampling

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On March 22, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Scientists measured the water level in Keller Well, located in Kīlauea's south caldera region. Scientists also obtained a water sample. Keller Well is measured and sampled quarterly to monitor how magma supply to Kīlauea's summit reservoirs might impact regional ground water. For more information on Keller Well monitoring, please see HVO's Dec. 20, 2018, "Volcano Watch" article: Volcano Watch — A Field Trip to the Mountain of Water. USGS image by F. Younger.


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