High Plains Water-Level Monitoring Study (Groundwater Resources Program)

High Plains Aquifer Water-Level Monitoring Study
Characteristics of the High Plains aquifer

Characteristics of the High Plains aquifer *
Area underlain by aquifermi2174,05014,90030,50063,6509,4507,3504,75035,4508,000
Percent of total aquifer areaPercent1008.617.536.
Percent of each state underlain by aquiferPercent--1438838117138
Average area-weighted saturated thickness in 1980Ft1907910134251130207110182
Volume of drainable water in storage in 1980Million acre-ft3,2501203202,130501106039070

* Table modified from Dugan and others, 1994

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