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Plan of study to define hydrogeologic characteristics of the Madera Limestone in the east mountain area of central New Mexico

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Plan of study to define hydrogeologic characteristics of the Madera Limestone in the east mountain area of central New Mexico; 1999; OFR; 99-201; Rankin, D. R.

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The east mountain area of central New Mexico includes the eastern one-third of Bernalillo County and portions of Sandoval, Santa Fe, and Torrance Counties. The area covers about 320 square miles. The Madera Limestone, the principal aquifer in the east mountain area, is the sole source of water for domestic, municipal, industrial, and agricultural uses for many residents. Some water is imported from wells near Edgewood by the Entranosa Water Cooperative, which serves a population of approximately 3,300. The remaining population is served by small water systems that derive supplies locally or by individually owned domestic wells. The population of the east mountain area has increased dramatically over the past 20 years. In 1970, the [...]

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