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WRRCTR No.187 Aquifer identification and classification for Molokai: Groundwater protection strategy for Hawaii
|Title:||WRRCTR No.187 Aquifer identification and classification for Molokai: Groundwater protection strategy for Hawaii|
|Authors:||Mink, John F.|
Lau, L. Stephen
show 5 moreAquifer Code
groundwater protection strategy
Class I groundwaters
|LC Subject Headings:||Aquifers -- Hawaii -- Molokai.|
Groundwater -- Hawaii -- Molokai.
|Date Issued:||Oct 1992|
|Publisher:||Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa|
|Citation:||Mink JF, Lau LS. 1992. Aquifer identification and classification for Molokai: groundwater protection strategy for Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 187.|
|Series:||WRRC Technical Report|
|Abstract:||In response to the need to identify and describe aquifers for each island of the state of Hawaii to serve
as a framework for groundwater protection strategy, a program has been initiated to classify and assign
codes to the principal aquifers of the State. This fourth report provides Aquifer Codes and Status Codes
for the island of Molokai. The Aquifer Codes incorporate locational and descriptive indices, while the
Status codes indicate the developability, utility, quality, uniqueness, and vulnerability to contamination
of the groundwater resources. The codes were generated for Hawaiian conditions of groundwater
occurrence and behavior in preference to using the DRASTIC approach suggested by the U.S. EPA. Each
Aquifer Type within an Aquifer System is assigned an Aquifer Code consisting of an eight-digit number.
An Aquifer Code is unique and non-repeatable in the State. Accompanying the Aquifer Code is a Status
Code of five digits. A Status code is specific to an Aquifer Code. The Molokai classification includes 4
Aquifer Sectors, 16 Aquifer Systems, and 40 Aquifer Types.
|Description:||State of Hawaii Department of Health Grant/Contract No. 91-330|
|Pages/Duration:||viii + 31 pages|
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