Reports

Wellwater Quality in the Appalachian Plateau Physiographic Province of Maryland


2019, VanDerwerker, T.J., Bolton, D.W., and Gemperline, J.M.

Report of Investigations 85


Key Results

Wellwater quality data from the Appalachian Plateau Physiographic Province of Maryland (Garrett County and western Allegany County) were compiled from local, state, and federal agencies. Concentrations of major ions, nutrients, trace elements, radioactivity, and indicators (pH, total dissolved solids, specific conductance, dissolved oxygen) were evaluated from 2,314 wells with respect to drinking water standards, geologic units, land use, topographic position, and other factors.

Downloads and Data

Report of Investigations 85 (pdf, 4.2 MB)