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Geohydrology and ground-water quality at the Pueblo Depot activity landfill near Pueblo, Colorado

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Geohydrology and ground-water quality at the Pueblo Depot activity landfill near Pueblo, Colorado; 1990; WRI; 89-4143; Watts, Kenneth R.; Ortiz, Roderick F.

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Groundwater samples were collected from the shallow unconfined aquifer at the Pueblo Depot Activity (Colorado) landfill and downstream from the landfill. The Pueblo Depot Activity is a U.S. Department of the Army facility in southeastern Colorado about 15 miles east of Pueblo, Colorado. The land-fill is underlain by upland alluvial terrace deposits that overlie a thick and almost impermeable shale. Saturated thickness of the aquifer generally is from 5 to 10 feet. Groundwater flow at the landfill is to the south-southeast toward the Arkansas River valley. Though not hydraulically connected to the upland terrace deposits, the alluvium underlying the Arkansas River valley may be recharged by groundwater that is discharged from seeps [...]

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