|Soil Water Table Monitoring Index well - Well ID CD - Scituate Soils, Marion MA.|
LOCATION.--Lat 41.685569 N, Lon 70.758863
W | UTM NAD 83 Zone 19 meters: 353625.94 Easting, 4616360.53 Northing.
Plymouth County Massachusetts, Town of Marion.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.-- 2 inch slotted PVC pipe installed to a depth of 9.6 feet below the surface. Well was monitored during the following periods: 7/95 to 8/95, 11/96 to 6/97, 9/97 to 6/98, 10/98, 11/98, 3/99, and 5/99. A total of 33 observations were made.
ELEVATION.-- 20 feet (USGS Topo - National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929)
GEOLOGY-- Sandy loam eolian solum underlain by lodgement (dense) till. Landform is a east sloping side-slope of a drumlin.
SOIL TYPE.- Scituate Soils (moderately well drained). The estimated average seasonal high water table, based on soil morphology for this site is -1.5 feet below the surface based on soil morphology. Below is a hydrograph of this well site:
Contact Jim Turenne for more information | Return to Index Wells
Click here to view a presentation about using a
device to measure maximum water table depths (Morgan and Stolt)
USGS Water Resources of Massachusetts and Rhode Island - Ground-Water Data
WRP Technical Note HY-IA-3.1 Installing Monitoring Wells/Piezometers in Wetlands