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Surficial Aquifer Study

Toms River

WRI 93-4110

Hydrology of the unconfined aquifer system, Toms River, Metedeconk River, and Kettle Creek Basins, New Jersey, 1987-90

Additional Reports using this data

WRI 97-4066

Map of the model's study area


Land Surface System

P = Qdr + ET + Ws + R

Groundwater System

R = Qb + L + Wg

Groundwater budget (1980-89)
Water use data (1988)

List of Budget Components (in inches per year)

Budgets for the Toms River Basin and Metedeconk River Basin were calculated seperately in the report.
  Toms River Metedeconk
Precipitation (P) 46.4 45.9
Direct Runoff (Qdr) 3.4 7
Base Flow (Qb) 18 15
Evapotranspiration (ET) 23.5 23.0
Leakage (L) 0.002 0.00044
Consumptive Water Use from surface-water withdraws (Ws) 0.13 0.44
Consumptive Water Use from groundwater withdraws (Wg) 1.4 0.45
Recharge to the aquifer (R) 19.4 15

Confined Aquifer Progression
(click to enlarge)



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