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Progress report on the ground-water resources of the Louisville area, Kentucky, 1949-55

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Progress report on the ground-water resources of the Louisville area, Kentucky, 1949-55; 1963; WSP; 1579; Bell, Edwin A.; Kellogg, Robert W.; Kulp, Willis K.

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In the Louisville area, the principal water-bearing formations are the glacial-outwash sand and gravel and, in places, the underlying limestone. During the period 1949 through 1955 pumpage from the two aquifers averaged about 30 mgd (million gallons per day). The pumpage was approximately in balance with the normal net recharge to the area but was only about 8 percent of the estimated potential supply of ground water, including induced infiltration from the river. In the Louisville area, ground water is used chiefly for air conditioning and for industrial cooling. In the part of the area southwest of the city, ground water is used also for public supply. High ground-water levels in 1937 resulted from the greatest flood of record. Subsequently, [...]

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