Lecture 11 - NYC Water - Soil

Lecture 11 - NYC Water - Soil - Long Island Groundwater...

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Long Island Groundwater Suffolk Co. Water Auth. serves ~1.2 million people 536 active wells 2006 average day: 185 million gallons 2006 peak day: 454 million gallons Largest potable groundwater supplier in nation
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Long Island Groundwater
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Long Island Groundwater $0.15 to $0.45 per 1,000 gallons Granular Activated Carbon Adsorption: ~105 systems treating 93 wells
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Iron and manganese removal: ~24 systems throughout SCWA Long Island Groundwater $0.12 per 1,000 gallons
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3 nitrate removal plants throughout SCWA (pictured: Northport) $2.59 per 1000 gallons Long Island Groundwater
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Perchlorate in SCWA wells Long Island Groundwater Perchlorate- specific ion exchange resin $0.28 per thousand gallons
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New York City Water Three separate systems with a water shed area of 1,858 square miles (Long Island is 1,600 square miles) Croton in Westchester Delaware in Catskill Mountains Catskill in Catskill Mountains City uses ~1100 million gallons per day Down from ~1500 million gallons per day Safe yield of aquifers is ~1200 million gallons per day
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New York City Water
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New York City Water http://geology.com/articles/marcellus-shale.shtml
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http://www.water-technology.net/projects/new_york/new_york3.html New York City Water Water tunnel 1 1917 Water tunnel 2 1936
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Hanson during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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Lecture 11 - NYC Water - Soil - Long Island Groundwater...

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