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Hydrogeology Fetters (discharge per unit width)

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13. Refer to Figure 4.19. The hydraulic conductivity of the aquifer is 14.5 m/day. The value of h1 is 17.6 m and the value of h2 is 15.3 m. The distance from h1 to h2 is 525 m. There is an average rate of recharge of 0.007 m/d.
(A)What is the average discharge per unit width at
x 5 0?
(B)What is the average discharge per unit width at x 5 525 m?
(C)Is there a water-table divide? If so, where is it located?
(D)What is the maximum height of the water table?

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13. Refer to Figure 4.19. The hydraulic conductivity of the aquifer is 14.5 m/day. The value of h1 is 17.6 m and the value of h2 is 15.3 m. The distance from h1 to h2 is 525 m. ...

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This solution answers explains one question in relation to hydrogeology fetters and discharge per unit of width, answering four specific questions: What is the average discharge per unit width at x 5 0? What is the average discharge per unit width at x 5 525 m? Is there a water-table divide? If so, where is it located? What is the maximum height of the water table?

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