Soil Water Table Monitoring Index well MA039 - Raynham Soil, Bridgewater, MA.

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LOCATION.-- 4159'3.12"N Lat,  7056'57.48"W Lon. Bridgewater Quad, town of Bridgewater (State Forest), 1300' east of Water Street, 2100' south of Rt. 104, 2300' west of Walnut Street
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--There are 6 wells installed in a glacial lake plain all wells were 2 inch PVC slotted pipe. These wells were installed as part of a hydric soil study by UMASS (Adopt-A-Well).
ELEVATION.-- Surface is 30 feet above sea level, from Google Earth.
SOIL TYPE.--The network of wells are mainly in Raynham and Scio soils, MA039.6 was in a lodgement till soil.
GEOLOGY.-- Silty lacustrine deposits (Glacial Lake Taunton).
WELL OBSERVATIONS.--Below are the hydrographs for the wells MA039.1 through MA039.3


 

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