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Surficial Aquifer Study

Mullica River

WRI 94-4234

Hydrology of the unconfined aquifer system, Mullica River Basin, New Jersey, 1991-92

Additional Reports using this data

model in progress

Map of the model's study area


Land Surface System

P = Qdr + ET + Ws + R

Groundwater System

R = Wg + L + Qb

Groundwater budget (1982-91)
Water use data (1989)

List of Budget Components (in inches per year)

  • Precipitation (P) = 45
  • Direct Runoff (Qdr) = 3.75
  • Base Flow (Qb) = 18.5
  • Evapotranspiration (ET) = 22.15
  • Leakage (L) = 0.27
  • Consumptive Water Use from Surface-Water withdraws (Ws) = 0.17
  • Consumptive Water Use from unconfined groundwater withdraws (Wg) = 0.17
  • Recharge to the Aquifer (R) = 18.94


Confined Aquifer Progression
(click to enlarge)



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