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Title:A Water Well Inventory to Assess Potential Conflicts from Development of a Well Field in Selected Areas of McLean, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties, IL
Author(s):Wilson, Steven D.; Rennels, Kevin L.; Roadcap, George S.
Subject(s):water wells
water supply
private wells
Abstract:An inventory of existing private wells was conducted in a nine-township area in McLean, Tazewell,and Woodford Counties. In all, 1706 wells were identified, 788 of which had not been documented previously in the ISWS private well database. The goal of the project was to identify all existing wells and to collect water level and pump setting information for each well. A database of this information was developed and an evaluation of the potential for private wells to be affected by additional drawdown from possible future groundwater withdrawals was conducted. This potential was evaluated based on mapping the water depth above the pump and water depth above the well bottom to indicate the potential risk of well interference.
Issue Date:2013-04
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Contract Report CR 2013-03
Genre:Report (Grant or Annual)
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Sponsor:Mackinaw Valley, Allin Township, and Danvers Township Water Authorities
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois State Water Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois State Water Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-06-28

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