Ground Water Status - 2017-Jan-16

Drought status evaluation of Maryland ground water for 2017-Jan-16. Wells in bold have been updated to 2017-Jan-16. Wells in bold and italics are not normally used for evaluation but are included because real time data was available; these wells have also been update to 2017-Jan-16. Wells that are neither in bold nor in italics have not been updated and reflect levels as of the end of December, 2016. 

Region USGS Well ID Well Level[1] Status Regional Status
Western GA Bc 1 8.15 Normal Normal
AL Ah 1 4.44 Normal
WA Be 2 34.37 Normal
WA Bk 25 49.05 Warning
Central BA Ea 18 22.03 Normal Watch
BA Dc 444 40.78 Normal
CL Ad 47 2.89 Watch
HA Bd 31 15.81 Watch
HA Ca 23 8.97 Emergency
MO Cc 14 39.69 Watch
MO Eh 20 15.33 Emergency
Eastern QA Cg 69 4.09 Normal Normal
WI Cg 20 4.66 Normal


SO Cf 2 2.13 Normal
Southern CH Bg 12 (unconfined) 3.63 Normal Normal
AA Cc 40 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
CA Fd 54 (confined) 241.26 On Trend[4]
CH Dd 33 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
PG De 21 (confined) 65.15[5] On Trend[4]
SM Fg 45 (confined) Na[2] Unknown
Well Level[1] - Measurement of water level as feet below land surface
[2] -  Not Available
[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.
[5] - Value measured 12/20/2017 but was not evaluated at the end of December

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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