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Ground-water flow and quality near the Upper Great Lakes connecting channels, Michigan

J. L. Gillespie

Ground-water flow and quality near the Upper Great Lakes connecting channels, Michigan

by J. L. Gillespie

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Lansing, Mich, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- Michigan.,
  • Groundwater -- Michigan -- Quality.,
  • Groundwater flow -- Michigan.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGround water flow and quality near the Upper Great Lakes connecting channels, Michigan
    Statementby J.L. Gillespie and D.H. Dumouchelle ; prepared in cooperation with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report / U.S. Geological Survey -- 88-4232, Water-resources investigations report -- 88-4232.
    ContributionsDumouchelle, D. H., United States. Environmental Protection Agency, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 82 p. :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17092857M

      The transect is approximately parallel to the horizontal direction of ground-water flow at the water table. Most of the wells were installed in unconsolidated deposits at five locations along the transect and include an upgradient well nest, a midgradient well nest, a downgradient well nest, wells in the lowland area near the stream, and wells. the Great Lakes), riverine (occurring in rivers and creeks that flow into or between the Great Lakes), and barrier-protected (separated from the lakes by a barrier with periodic breaches) coastal wetlands can be found throughout the Lake Michigan basin. At this time, the status of the ecological health of Lake Michigan coastal wetlands is unknown.

    The Michigan Water Stewardship Program is a partnership of organizations that provide educational assistance to Michigan's residents to identify and reduce contamination risks to water and other natural resources. Many water quality and environmental topics are listed here. Find out how you fit into the Great Lakes water systems: Water. The system of five lakes that make up the Great Lakes are among the 13 largest lakes on Earth’s surface. Lakes with a high content of salt can form as a consequence of the underlying geology of the region, or when a lake has little if any outlet to drain off water and so becomes elevated in salt that is present in the runoff entering the lake.

    The majority of lakes on Earth are fresh water, and most lie in the Northern Hemisphere at higher latitudes. Canada, with a deranged drainage system has an estima lakes larger than 3 square kilometres ( sq mi) and an unknown total number of lakes, but is estimated to be at least 2 million. Finland has , lakes square metres (5, sq ft) or larger, of which . USGS research quantifies the amount and timing of the natural variability in Great Lakes water levels going back nearly 5, years. For example, the reconstructed water-level history of Lake Michigan-Huron over the past 4, years shows three major high phases.


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Ground-water flow and quality near the Upper Great Lakes connecting channels, Michigan by J. L. Gillespie Download PDF EPUB FB2

GROUND-WATER FLOW AND QUALITY NEAR THE UPPER GREAT LAKES CONNECTING CHANNELS, MICHIGAN by J.L. Gillespie and D.H. Dumouchelle U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report Prepared in cooperation with U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Lansing, Michigan Cited by: 6. GROUND-WATER FLOW AND QUALITY NEAR THE UPPER GREAT LAKES CONNECTING CHANNELS, MICHIGAN By John L.

Gillespie, Denise H. Dumouchelle, and T. Ray Cummings ABSTRACT The Upper Great Lakes connecting channels are the St. Marys, St. Clair and Detroit Rivers, and Lake St. Clair. Get this from a library. Ground-water flow and quality near the upper Great Lakes connecting channels, Michigan.

[J L Gillespie; D H Dumouchelle; United States. Environmental Protection Agency.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. for all plants in Michigan came from the Great Lakes and their connecting waters. The remaining four percent was withdrawn from inland lakes, streams, or ground water. Table 1 summarizes water withdrawals and thermoelectric energy generated in Michigan on a county basis.

Ground water discharge to the Great Lakes around the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is primarily from recharge in riparian basins and proximal upland areas that are especially important to the northern half of the Lake Michigan shoreline. A steady-state finite-difference model was developed to simulate ground water flow in four regional aquifers in Michigan's Lower.

GREAT LAKES BASIN SHOWING UPPER CONNECTING CHANNELS Wisconsin lilinois Pennsylvania Ml Ground-water flow and quality near the Upper Great Lakes connecting channels. OVERVIEW The Upper Connecting Channels function as the drainage system for Lakes Superior, Huron and Michigan, funnelling large volumes of.

Introduction The Upper Great Lakes Connecting Channels serve as conduits for the waters of the upper lakes (Superior, Michigan and Huron) to feed into the lower lakes (Erie and Ontario - Figure II-l). The setting for the Connecting Channels is the Great Lakes Basin. Great Lakes water levels data constitute one of the longest high quality hydrometeorological data sets in North America with United States' reference gauge records beginning in Monitoring Great Lakes water levels is an important part of NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts.

The Importance of Ground Water in the Great Lakes Region Figure 1. Surficial geology of the Great Lakes Basin. “Governments should immediately take steps to en-hance groundwater research in order to better under-stand the role of groundwater in the Great Lakes Basin.“ —Interim International Joint Commission (IJC) Report, ,File Size: 1MB.

MICHIGAN Ground-Water Quality Ground water is the source of 17 percent of public-water sup­ plies and almost percent of the rural-domestic water supplies in Michigan (Bedell, ) (fig. 1.) About 43 percent of Michigan's residents depend on Author: D.H.

Dumouchelle, T.R. Cummings, G.R. Klepper. Michigan Basin Regional Ground Water Flow Discharge to Three Great Lakes Article in Ground Water 40(4) July with 18 Reads How we measure 'reads'. On average, 67 percent of the streamflow for streams in the United States part of the Great Lakes Basin comes from ground water.

Incorporation of these estimates into the basin water supply for the Great Lakes shows that indirect discharge of ground water to the Great Lakes ranges from 22 percent of the basin water supply of Lake Erie to 42 percent of the basin water. Great Lakes Basin Pilot Ground-Water Flows and Storage.

The major tasks include: Description of ground-water divides for aquifers on the U.S. side of the Great Lakes Basin including discussion of the changes in these divides in response to pumping and the uncertainty in the location of these divides for much of the region (see Compilation of Regional Ground-Water.

The drinking water for approximately 75% of Michigan’s population was sampled for PFAS. The drinking water source of 75 municipalities have intakes in one of the Great Lakes, connecting channels, or inland rivers, and the remaining facilities.

large connecting channels between the Great Lakes; these connecting channels have very different dy-namics than smaller tributary rivers and streams. NWI excludes palustrine wetlands, defined as dom-inated by trees, shrubs, persistent emergents, and emergent mosses or lichens, from riverine systems.

Environmental analysis of groundwater in Mecosta County, Michigan Article in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment () December. Pumping of the deep bedrock aquifer west of Lake Michigan has resulted in a large drawdown in water levels, has induced flow from outside the predevelopment groundwater basin into the Great Lakes Basin, and has captured groundwater that would have naturally discharged to Lake Michigan.

The groundwater flow system east of Lake Michigan is. Great Lakes Res. 31 (Supplement 1)– Internat. Assoc. Great Lakes Res., Hydrogeomorphic Classification for Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Dennis A. Albert 1,*, Douglas A.

Wilcox 2, Joel W. Ingram 3, and Todd A. Thompson 4 1 Michigan Natural Features Inventory Michigan State University Extension Mason Building, PO Box Lansing, Michigan Cited by:   A wet spring has meant higher water levels across the Great Lakes — and frighteningly high levels for Lake Ontario.

On Lake Michigan, the Muskegon Yacht Club may soon need to raise its fixed. Both localized ground-water inflow and surface-water outseepage occurs along portions of the north, northeast, southeast, and south shores, varying seasonally.

Conflicting evidence for ground-water flow conditions exist for the northwest and north-northwest pore-water samples. The Great Lakes are the collection of freshwater lakes located in northeastern North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes ting of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, ay form the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth comprising 21% of .Ground-water flow and effects of agricultural application of sewage sludge and other fertilizers on the chemical quality of sediments in the unsaturated zone and ground water near Platteville, Colorado, / (Denver, Colo.: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey: Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section.Great Lakes, changes in supply produce gradual changes in these water levels, most noticeable over periods of months and years.

Winds and storms, however, can create dramatic, localized changes in levels in a very short period of time with no change in lake volume.

Source: Living with the Lakes, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Great LakesFile Size: KB.