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The Oahu National Water-Quality Assessment:
Groundwater Study-Unit Survey

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Map of Oahu showing location of study-unit wells and land use (Hawaii State Office of Planning Land Use Districts, 2000).

Map of Oahu showing location of study-unit wells and land use (Hawaii State Office of Planning Land Use Districts, 2000).

A Study-Unit Survey (SUS) was conducted in summer of 2000 to assess the quality of water from drinking-water wells in the central Oahu groundwater flow system. The survey included 30 existing drinking-water wells randomly selected and spatially distributed throughout the flow system (see map below). Well characteristics, along with land-use and land-cover information were collected for each well.

 Use links below to download available NAWQA data (Excel 2000 spreadsheet).

Available data

USGS's National Water Information System-Web Interface (NWISWeb) provides access to additional USGS surface-water, groundwater and water-quality data for Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.

For More Information

If you have questions and comments related to the Oahu NAWQA study, contact:

Stephen Anthony (santhony@usgs.gov)
or write:
Stephen Anthony
Oahu NAWQA Project Chief
U.S. Geological Survey
677 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 415
Honolulu, HI 96813

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