Ground-water quality near the water table in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
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Ground-water quality near the water table in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York by Julian Soren

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Published by The Dept. in [Riverhead? N.Y.] .
Written in English



  • New York (State),
  • Suffolk County.


  • Water quality -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County.,
  • Groundwater -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Julian Soren ; prepared by U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Suffolk County Department of Environmental Control.
SeriesLong Island water resources bulletin ;, LIWR-8
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Suffolk County (N.Y.). Dept. of Environmental Control.
LC ClassificationsTD224.N7 S67
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3828940M
LC Control Number81140860

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Ground-water quality near the water table in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York: Series title: Long Island Water Resources Bulletin: Series number: LIWR Year Published: Language: English: Publisher: Suffolk County Department Environmental Control: Publisher location: Yaphank, NY: Contributing office(s) New York Water Science Center. To use the map, click on a Monitoring Well to get a measured depth to water, or click elsewhere on the map to get an estimated depth to water. GEOHYDROLOGY AND GROUND-WATER QUALITY ON SHELTER ISLAND, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK, by Dale L. Simmons Abstract Shelter Island, with an area of about 11 mi^, lies between the north and south forks of eastern Long Island in Suffolk County. The thin upper glacial (water-table) aquifer contains the lens-shaped freshwater body that is theCited by: 9. Water levels in the upper glacial aquifer (water table), Magothy aquifer, and Lloyd aquifer on Long Island have previously been mapped in detail and are depicted in many reports. The first water-table map was compiled in by Burr and others () for the New York State Water Power Control Commission and the New York State Conservation.

Groundwater is a critical source of water in New York State. Learn about groundwater including basic information, Primary and Principal Aquifers, groundwater resource mapping and quality monitoring, Long Island aquifers, the Divison of Water recommended pump test procedures, water supply well decommissioning recommendations, and the water well driller program. Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S. states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities . The Magothy aquifer supplies more than 90% of the water used in Nassau County and about 50% of the water used in Suffolk County. C. The Lloyd Aquifer: Underlain by a bed of igneous and metamorphic bedrock dating from the Precambrian Era, the Lloyd Aquifer is the oldest and deepest of Long Island’s aquifers. Network wells depicted on the Suffolk County, NY location map Note: Color shading in the table below indicates multiple wells that plot as a single point on the state location map above. Note: BLS = Water Level in Feet Below Land Surface, RVD = Water Level referenced to a .

GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF PLUM ISLAND, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK By H. C. CRANDELL ABSTRACT Plum Island, which has a total area of about square miles, is about 2 miles off the northeast tip of Long Island. It Cited by: 6. Water samples from wells in a sewered and an unsewered suburban area and an unsewered rural area on Long Island, N.Y. were collected and analyzed monthly from August to July to determine the concentrations of chloride, sulfate, and nitrate in ground water near the water table. Short-term and seasonal fluctuations in concentrations of these substances were . Hoffman, J.F., , Hydrology of the shallow ground-water reservoir of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York: New York State Water Resources Commission Bulletin GW, 49 p. Isbister, John, , Geology and hydrology of northeastern Nassau County, Long Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper , 89 p. The Office of Water Resources is empowered by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and the New York State and Suffolk County Sanitary Codes to enforce regulations controlling 39 Community Water Supplies (CWS) and Non-Community Water Supplies (NCWS) in Suffolk County. The public water suppliers serve more than 90% of Suffolk County's.