The Technical Working Group on Hydrogeology serves to keep the membership informed of significant developments within the fields of ground water and karst control, usage, protection, and regulation.

Chair: OPEN

Selected Website Links:

American Ground Water Trust
American Water Works Association
National Ground Water Association
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Data
U.S. Geological Survey Ground Water Data for Utah
U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations Reports

Selected Text Reference List for Ground Water
Anderson, K.E., 1993, Ground Water Handbook: National Groundwater Association, Dublin, OH.
Charbeneau, R., J., 2000, Groundwater Hydraulics and Pollutant Transport: Prentice-Hill, Englewood Cliffs, N. J.
Clark, I. D., and Fritz, P., 1997, Environmental Isotopes in Hydrogeology: CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.
Dawson, K.J. and J.D. Istok, 1991. Aquifer Testing - Design and Analysis of Pumping and Slug Tests, Lewis Publishers.
Domenico, P.A. and F.W. Schwartz, 1990. Physical and Chemical Hydrogeology, John Wiley & Sons.
Driscoll, F. G, editor, Groundwater and Wells: 2nd Edition, Johnson Screens, St. Paul, Minnesota 55112.
Freeze, R. A., and Cherry, J. A., 1979, Groundwater: Prentice-Hill, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N. J. 07632
Geological Survey water-Supply Paper 1536-I, 1983, Methods of Determining Permeability, Transmissibility, and Drawdown: United States Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.
Hem, J. D., 1985, Study and Interpretation of Chemical Characteristics of Natural Water: U. S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2254.
Kehaw, A.E., 2000. Applied Chemical Hydrogeology, Prentice-Hall.
Keys, W. S., and MacCary, 1971, Application of Borehole Geophysics to Water-Resources Investigations: Techniques of Water-Resource Investigations of the United States Geological Survey, Chapter E1.
Keys, S.K., 1990. Borehole Geophysics Applied to Ground-Water Investigations, Chapter E2 - Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the United States Geological Survey
Kresic, N., 1997, Quantitative Solutions in Hydrogeology and Groundwater Modeling: CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Kruseman, G.P., and De Ridder, N.A., 1992, Analysis and Evaluation of Pumping Test Data: International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement, Wageningen, Netherlands.
Lohman, S. W., 1979, Ground-Water Hydraulics: U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 708.
Mazor, E., 1991, Applied Chemical and Isotopic Groundwater Hydrology: Halsted Press of John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.
Porges, R.E. and M.J. Hammer, The Compendium of Hydrogeology, NGWA.
Pyne, R.D., 1995, Groundwater Recharge and Wells, A Guide to Aquifer Storage Recovery: CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Roscoe Moss Co., 1990, Handbook of Groundwater Development: John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.
Schnieders, J. H., 2003, Chemical Cleaning, Disinfection and Decontamination of Water Wells: Johnson Screens Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota 55112.
Todd, D.K., 1980, Groundwater Hydrology (2nd edition): John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.
Walton, W.C., 1991, Principles of Groundwater Engineering: Lewis Publishers Inc, Chelsea, MI.
Weight, W.D. and Sonderegger, J.L., 2001, Manual of Applied Field Hydrogeology: McGraw Hill, New York, NY.
Source Protection 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), July 1997,   Investigation of Hydrogeologic Mapping to delineate Protection Zones  Around Springs - Report of Two Case Studies, EPA/600/R-97/023, Office  of Research and Development, Washington, D.C. 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), September 1994, Ground Water and Wellhead Protection Handbook. 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), February 1993,   Wellhead Protection: A Guide for Small Communities, Seminar Publication, Office of Water. 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), October 1991, Managing Ground Water Contamination Sources in Wellhead Protection Areas, A Priority Setting Approach, Office of Water. 

Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and U.S.EPA, 1991, Delineation of Wellhead Protection Areas in Fractured Rocks. 


Davis, S.N., Campbell, D.J., Bentley, H.W. and T.J. Flynn, 1985. Ground Water Tracers. National Water Well Association.

The Immediate Past President is the Coordinator of Technical Working Groups and shall provide coordination among the Groups, liaison between the Groups and the Board, and distribution of Association information to various Technical Working Group Chairs.

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