Ground Water Status - End of October, 2016

Drought status evaluation of Maryland ground water for the end of October, 2016 

Region USGS Well ID Well Level[1] Status Regional Status
Western GA Bc 1 15.12 Normal Normal
AL Ah 1 4.70 Normal
WA Be 2 32.16 Normal
WA Bk 25 48.40 Normal
Central BA Ea 18 20.89 Normal Watch
HA Bd 31 16.18 Watch
HA Ca 23 8.77 Emergency
MO Cc 14 37.57 Normal
MO Eh 20 16.05 Warning
Eastern QA Cg 69 3.54 Normal Normal
WI Cg 20 4.32 Normal


SO Cf 2 2.23 Normal
Southern CH Bg 12 (unconfined) 5.93 Normal Normal
AA Cc 40 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
CA Bb 27 (confined) 180.32 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 2016-11-14
[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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