Ground Water Status - 2016-Dec-14

Drought status evaluation of Maryland ground water for 2016-Dec-14. Wells in bold have been updated to 2016-Dec-14. Wells in bold and italics are not normally used for evaluation except for intermediate groundwater evaluation because they are available in real time. The remaining wells are not updated from the end of November 2016. 

Region USGS Well ID Well Level[1] Status Regional Status
Western GA Bc 1 11.55 Normal Watch
AL Ah 1 5.57 Watch
WA Be 2 35.22 Normal
WA Bk 25 49.08 Watch
Central BA Ea 18 21.68 Normal Watch
BA Dc 444 40.56 Normal
CL Ad 47 2.95 Warning
HA Bd 31 17.12 Watch
HA Ca 23 9.62 Emergency
MO Cc 14 40.20 Normal
MO Eh 20 15.94 Emergency
Eastern QA Cg 69 4.15 Normal Normal
WI Cg 20 5.55 Normal


SO Cf 2 3.87 Normal
Southern CH Bg 12 (unconfined) 6.44 Normal Normal
AA Cc 40 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
CA Fd 54 (confined) 240.66 On Trend[4]
CH Dd 33 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
PG De 21 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
SM Fg 45 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
Well Level[1] - Measurement of water level as feet below land surface
[2] -  Measurements not reported as of 2016-12-02
[3] -  Value computed from real time measurement
On Trend[4] - In accordance with Maryland's drought monitoring and response plan, the impact of drought upon confined aquifers is analyzed as a departure from long term trend.

Selected ground water levels are availble from USGS at:

Data for other wells may be downloaded from:
USGS - NWIS Web Information for USA

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