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An appraisal of the ground-water resources of the lower Susquehanna River basin (An interim report)

January 1, 1965

This report describes the availability, quantity, quality, variability, and cost of development of the ground-water resources in the lower Susquehanna River basin. The report has been prepared for and under specifications established by the Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, and the Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

A comprehensive study of the water and related land resources of the Susquehanna River basin was authorized by the Congress of the United States in October 1961, and the task of preparing a report and of coordinating the work being done by others in support of the study was assigned to the Corps of Engineers. The comprehensive study is being conducted by several Federal departments and independent agencies in cooperation with the States of New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. The Public Health Service under its authority in the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (P. L. 660) initiated a comprehensive water quality control program for the Chesapeake drainage basin, which includes the Susquehanna River basin.

This report is intended to serve the specific needs for ground-water information of both the Corps of Engineers and the Public Health Service, as well as those of the other participating Federal and State agencies.

Publication Year 1965
Title An appraisal of the ground-water resources of the lower Susquehanna River basin (An interim report)
DOI 10.3133/ofr65146
Authors Paul R. Seaber, Este F. Hollyday
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 65-146
Index ID ofr65146
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse