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Alice Springs town basin, review 2003

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Title

Alice Springs town basin, review 2003

Creator

Read, R. E.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; no. 42/2003

Date

2003-12-01

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2003-12

Language

English

Publisher name

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment

Place of publication

Alice Springs

Series

Report ; no. 42/2003

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/229443

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672980

Page content

LIST OF TABLES Table 1 Hydrographic Stations ......................................................................................6 Table 2 Estimated Annual flows....................................................................................6 Table 3 Reports of the former BMR ..............................................................................9 Table 4 Reports of the former Water Resources Branch ...............................................9 Table 5 Consultants reports on contaminated sites......................................................12 Table 6 Known hydrocarbon plumes in the Town Basin ............................................31 Table 7 Summarised test pumping data, after Berry (1992) ........................................39 Table 8 Extractable volumes in zones .........................................................................45 Table 9 Capacity, Extraction and Salinity Summary of Town Basin Production Bores, after SKM (2001).................................................................................................48 Table 10 Historic production bores..............................................................................49 Table 11 Historic production bores, changes in TDS ..................................................50 Table 12 Production bores with possible reduction in drawdown with improved completion............................................................................................................52 Table 13 Extraction rate against time to minimum, after SKM (2001) Figure 5-2. ....53 Table 14 Current licenses in the Town Basin ..............................................................54 Table 15 Annual usage by PWC/PAWA.....................................................................54 Table 16, estimated volumes of saline water in the Heavitree Gap area .....................59 Table 17 Bores in the Larapinta area ...........................................................................61 Table 18 Existing bores that could be monitored ........................................................62 Table 19 Proposed new monitoring bores to be drilled ...............................................63 v


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