Wyoming State Water Plan, Wyoming Water Development Office
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Available Groundwater Determination

Available Groundwater Determination Technical Memorandum No. 8


Northeast River Basin Water Plan Update

Groundwater Study Level I (2002-2016)

The 2016 Available Groundwater Determination Technical Memorandum No. 8 is provided in the table below. The memorandum may be viewed in either HTML or PDF format. It is recommended that users download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat® Reader. If you do not already have this program on your computer, please visit Adobe's Website to dowload a free copy.

For information on the Northeast River Basin Groundwater from the Wyoming State Geological Survey click here.



NERB Elevation Map

PDF (116,135 kb) Access the 2016 Powder/Tongue/Northeast River Basin Groundwater Final Report

PDF (3,156 kb) Access the 2016 Powder/Tongue/Northeast River Basin Groundwater Title Page and TOC

PDF (7,281 kb)The WWDC and WSGS entered into an Interagency Agreement in July 2015 to update the groundwater information contained in the previous Powder/Tongue River Basin Water Pland and Northeast Wyoming River Basin Water Plan

PDF (235 kb)This chapter discusses the data sources, approach, organization, and computer-based mapping used in this current study and compares them to the previous Ground Water Resource Investigations contained within the 2002 Powder/Tongue and Northeast River Basin Water Plans

PDF (4,084 kb)This study examines groundwater resources that underlie the aggregated Powder/Tongue/Northeast River Basins in Wyoming, as well as tributary areas in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska

PDF (3,226 kb) This chapter contains an overview of the geologic history, a summary of the structural geology, an outline of significant mineral and energy resources, and geologic cross sections

PDF (5,847 kb) This chapter briefly discusses the technical concepts and terminology used in this groundwater study

PDF (3,972 kb) Evaluate the groundwater resource of the NERB by estimating the quantity of water in the aquifers, describing the aquifer recharge areas, and estimating aquifer recharge areas

PDF (7,529 kb) In this report, previously published data describing the physical characteristics of hydrogeologic units (aquifers and confining units) are presented on a map and summarized in tabular form.

PDF (2,921 kb) This chapter discusses groundwater development, withdrawals, consumptive use and depletions in the Powder/Tongue/Northeast River Basins

PDF (293 kb) The purpose of this chapter is to discuss future water use opportunities in the NERB

PDF (270 kb) The NERB encompasses most of the Wyoming portion of the Powder River Basin Province, one of the most prolific areas of fossil fuel production in the United States

PDF (313 kb) References for the 2016 Powder/Tongue/Northeast River Basin Groundwater Study

PDF (80,381 kb) Appendices A though L for the 2016 Powder/Tongue/Northeast River Basin Groundwater Study






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9,155 kbPlate I: Bedrock Geology - Powder, Tongue, and Northeast River Basins
6,675 kb   Plate II: Hydrogeology - Powder, Tongue, and Northeast River Basins
251 kb   Plate 3: Summaries of spring discharge, well yield, and hydraulic properties, Northeastern River Basins study area, Wyoming