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Platte River Basin Groundwater Study


Level I (2009-2013)


Materials from the 2013 Platte River Basin Groundwater Study can be found below by clicking on the desired chapter or section. The Plan may be viewed in either HTML or in PDF. It is recommended that users download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat (R) Reader to view the PDF files.

Platte River Basin Groundwater Map
7,947kbExecutive Summary
44,273kbComplete Report
1,000kbTitle Page and Table of Contents
277kbChapter 1: Introduction
147kbChapter 2: Background
3,954kbChapter 3: Description of the study area
5,548kbChapter 4: Geologic Setting
7,607kbChapter 5: Technical Concepts: Hydrogeology and Groundwater Quality
8,519kbChapter 6: Platte River Basin Hydrogeology and Groundwater Resources
6,529kbChapter 7: Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Hydrogeologic Units in the Platte River Basin
10,275kbChapter 8: Groundwater Development and Use and Basin-Wide Water Balance
635kbChapter 9: Looking to the Future
338kbReferences
2,127kbAppendices



4,395 kb  Plate 1: Bedrock Geology - Platte River Basin
3,415 kb  Plate 2: Hydrogeology - Platte River Basin
616 kb  Plate 3: Summaries of spring discharge, well yield and hydraulic properties - Platte River Basin, WY
2,135 kb  Plate 4: Generalized potentiometric-surface map of the High Plains aquifer system in SE WY
923 kb  Plate 5: Generalized potentiometric-surface map of the Paleozoic aquifer system in the Denver-Julesburg Basin in SE WY
333 kb  Plate J: Relation of lithostratigraphic units to hydrogeologic units, Granite Mountains Uplift and Shirley Basin
406 kb  Plate K: Relation of lithostratigraphic units to hydrogeologic units, Hartville Uplift and Laramie Mountains
316 kb  Plate M: Relation of lithostratigraphic units to hydrogeologic units, Denver-Julesburg Basin
94 kb  Plate S: Relation of lithostratigraphic units to hydrogeologic units, Rawlins Uplift
85 kb  Plate T: Relation of lithostratigraphic units to hydrogeologic units, Sierra Madre, Medicine Bow Mountains, and Saratoga Valley
80 kb  Plate U: Relation of lithostratigraphic units to hydrogeologic units, Hanna and Laramie Basins