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Hydrogeology Fetters (pressure head)

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5. A piezometer in a saline water aquifer has a point-water pressure head of 18.73 m. If the water has a density of 1022 kg/m3 and is at a field temperature of 18°C, what is the equivalent fresh-water pressure head? Show all work.

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(A)What is the total head in the aquifer at the point where the piezometer is screened?
(B) What is the fluid pressure in the aquifer at the point where the piezometer is screened? Show all work.

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