PubTalk 9/2006 — Water Odysseys

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Detailed Description

Surface-water and ground-water flow in the Santa Clara Valley

by Randall T. Hanson, Research Hydrologist

 

  • What has deep drilling in the valley found about ground-water flow?
  • A new computer model improves our understanding of water-flow patterns
  • Learn how underground water makes the ground rise and fall--is the valley sinking?
  • Why is our ground water so remarkably clean?
  • Uncontrolled artesian wells were once a nuisance here-and may be again

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 136

Date Taken:

Length: 01:15:53

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.