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Groundwater quality in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge crystalline-rock aquifers, eastern United States

December 7, 2017

Groundwater provides nearly 50 percent of the Nation’s drinking water. To help protect this vital resource, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Project assesses groundwater quality in aquifers that are important sources of drinking water (Burow and Belitz, 2014). The Piedmont and Blue Ridge crystalline-rock aquifers constitute one of the important areas being evaluated.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2017
Title Groundwater quality in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge crystalline-rock aquifers, eastern United States
DOI 10.3133/fs20173040
Authors Bruce D. Lindsey
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2017-3040
Index ID fs20173040
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Water Quality Assessment Program