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East Alligator district centre water supply assessment : Kakadu National Park



East Alligator district centre water supply assessment : Kakadu National Park

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D . Pidsley


Jamieson, M.; Pidsley, D.; Paiva, Jerome


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Technical Report ; 26/1991




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






Water-supply -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park; Groundwater -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park; Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

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Power and Water Authority

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Technical Report ; 26/1991


1 v. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.

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Technical Report WRD91026 Viewed at 15:07:48 on 29/07/2010 Page 81 of 107. T."BLE A4. 1: PUMP TESTS CONDUCTED ON BORES AT EAST ALLIGATOR DISTRICT RANGER STATTON REG NO DATE TEST T~PE DURATION 8918 29/11/76 Constant Rate 24 hours 8919 12/76 Variable Rate 7aO minutes 20559 5/81 Step test 340 minutes Constant Rate 24 hour 20560 Si81 Constant Rate 30 minutes 20636 5/81 Step 'i'est 320 minutes 5/81 Constant Rate 350 minutes 5/81 Constant Rate 600 minutes 8/85 Variable Rat.e 780 minutes 20637 6/81 Step Test 520 minutes 6/81 Constant Rate 24 hours 7/85 Constant Rate 1400 minutes 23449 8/85 Step Test 400 minutes 8(85 Constant Rate 24 hours 005MJ MAXHlUH PUMP RATE 1 Lis 0.6 L/s 1. 5 Lis 1. 5 L/ s 0.73 Lis 6 L/s 5.5 LIs 4.8 Lis 3.9 Lis 8.5 L/s 7.5 Lis 1. 38 Lis 8.8 Lis 7.3 Lis COMMENTS bore forked at > 0.6 Lis forked at 0.73 Lis. Water brown/black colour bore forl<ed at 6 Lis bore forked at 350 minutes, also fine sand in discharge pumped sand above 3 Lis bore forked pumped sand pumped selrne sand no response in bores RN 20636 and RN 23450 -. T = 30 m' /day

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