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Groundwater Resource Vulnerability Caught in Cedar Falls, Iowa
ESRI ArcNews Online Exclusive (2011)
  • Brian Gedlinske, University of Northern Iowa
  • David C. May
Abstract
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and the city of Cedar Falls, Iowa, rely heavily on groundwater from an aquifer underlying northeast Iowa. UNI extraction wells tap the aquifer largely as a source of once-through cooling water for its campus buildings, while Cedar Falls utilizes the aquifer as its municipal water source. Collectively, UNI and Cedar Falls withdraw over 4.5 billion gallons of groundwater from this aquifer each year.
Publication Date
Fall 2011
Citation Information
Brian Gedlinske and David C. May. "Groundwater Resource Vulnerability Caught in Cedar Falls, Iowa" ESRI ArcNews Online Exclusive (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/brian-gedlinske/6/