||Identification of sources of ground-water salinization using geochemical techniques /
Richter, Bernd C. ;
Kreitler., C. W.
||Texas Univ. at Austin. Bureau of Economic Geology.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory,
Saline waters. ;
Sea water ;
Ground water ;
Salt water intrusion ;
Sodium chloride ;
Injection wells ;
Oil fields ;
Gas fields ;
United States ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
The report deals with salt-water sources that commonly mix and deteriorate fresh ground water. It reviews characteristics of salt-water sources and geochemical techniques that can be used to identify these sources after mixing has occurred. The report is designed to assist investigators of salt-water problems in a step-by-step fashion. Seven major sources of salt water are distinguished: (1) Natural saline ground water, (2) Halite solution, (3) Sea-water intrusion, (4) Oil-and gas-field brines, (5) Agricultural effluents, (6) Saline seep, and (7) Road salting. The geographic distribution of these sources was mapped individually and together, illustrating which ones are potential sources at any given area in the United States.
"EPA/600/2-91/064." "December 1991." "Cooperative Agreement No. CR-815748." "Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin." "Project Officer Bert E. Bledsoe." "Extramural Activities and Assistance Division, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory." "Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.