Ground-water resources in the Carrizozo area, New Mexico
Bhasker K. Rao

Abstract:

Ground water near Carrizozo, New Mexico, occurs in alluvium and in consolidated aquifers of Cretaceous age. Recharge to the aquifers occurs along mountain fronts. The mountain-front recharge is estimated to be approximately 3,000 acre-ft/year or nearly 7.5% of the precipitation. Observed water-level declines indicate local ground-water mining.


Citation:

  1. Rao, Bhasker K., 1986, Ground-water resources in the Carrizozo area, New Mexico, in: Truth or Consequences region, Clemons, R. E.; King, W. E.; Mack, G. H., New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook, 37th Field Conference, pp. 315-317.

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