Water Resource Report 02
Ground water in southeastern Pennsylvania

Hall, G. M.
Suggested Citation:Hall, G. M., 1934, Ground water in southeastern Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Water Resource Report 2, 255 p. [Available online.]
Description:This report is a comprehensive discussion of groundwater in the following counties: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, southern Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, and York. It begins with a discussion of the physical characteristics of the region, geologic history, geologic structure, and general occurrence of groundwater. All the geologic units and their water-bearing characteristics are described. Stratigraphy includes rocks of the following ages: Precambrian, Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, and Triassic. Unlithified deposits of Cretaceous, Pliocene, and Pleistocene ages are also considered. Uses of groundwater and methods of recovering water are described. Details of geology, groundwater characteristics, and wells are presented by county, and water analyses are tabulated at the end of the report. A 1:380,160-scale map and cross section show the geology and structure of the area.
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