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The Sparta aquifer in Arkansas' critical ground-water areas: Response of the aquifer to supplying future water needs

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The Sparta aquifer in Arkansas' critical ground-water areas : response of the aquifer to supplying future water needs; 1999; WRI; 99-4075; Hays, Phillip D.; Fugitt, D. Todd

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The Sparta aquifer is a confined aquifer of great regional importance that comprises a sequence of unconsolidated sand, silt, and clay units extending across much of eastern and southeastern Arkansas and into adjoining States. Water use from the aquifer has doubled since 1975 and continues to increase, and large water-level declines are occurring in many areas of the aquifer. To focus State attention and resources on the growing problem and to provide a mechanism for locally based education and management, the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission has designated Critical Ground-Water Areas in some counties (see page 6, ?What is a Critical Ground-Water Area??). Ground-water modeling study results show that the aquifer cannot [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/wri994075
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