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Warm water wells on the Island of Hawaii : technical memorandum #1 January 1, 1974

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Title:Warm water wells on the Island of Hawaii : technical memorandum #1 January 1, 1974
Authors:Shito, Susan
Keywords:Hawaii Geothermal Project
water wells
engineering
groundwater
hydrology
show 3 moreHawaii Island
Puna
Hawaii
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Date Issued:Jan 1974
Publisher:College of Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation:Shito S. 1974. Warm water wells on the Island of Hawaii : Technical memorandum #1 January 1, 1974. Honolulu (HI): College of Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Abstract:A literature search on the location and other characteristics of wells producing 79°F (26°C) water or hotter on the island of Hawaii turned up one pertinent publication, THE INVENTORY OF BASIC WATER RESOURCES DATA: ISLAND OF HAWAII. According to this publication, five drilled wells meeting this requirement are located in the Puna and South Kohala districts. They produce water with temperatures ranging from 790F to 129°F (26°C to 54°C) with chloride contents of 254 ppm to 6200 ppm from elevations of 274 feet to 982.4 feet and static water levels of .56 to 5.24 feet. The diameters of these wells range from 10 inches to 15 inches. Tables and maps follow. Included are a drilled well index, well location maps, and water quality tables.
Pages/Duration:24 pages
URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/23591
Appears in Collections: College of Engineering Project Reports
The Geothermal Collection


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