Modelo Seawat para intrusión salina en el acuífero de Boca Abierta, Sonora  [SEAWAT model for saline intrusion in the Boca Abierta Aquifer, Sonora]

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Alternate Title:SEAWAT model for saline intrusion in the Boca Abierta Aquifer, Sonora
Authors:Canales, Armando G.; Velázquez, Carlos E.; Islas, Luis; Hanson, Randall T.; Dausman, Alyssa
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Hidrogeólogo Independiente, Francisco Almada # 614, Col. Villaitson, Ciudad Obregon, Mexico
Other:
Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Mexico
U. S. Geological Survey, United States
Volume Title:Tecnología y Ciencias del Agua
Source:Tecnología y Ciencias del Agua, 7(4), p.155-160. Publisher: Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua, Jiutepec, Mexico. ISSN: 2007-2422
Publication Date:2016
Note:In Spanish with English summary. 12 refs.; illus.
Summary:The "Boca Abierta" Valley's aquifer at a coastal plain has been overexploited with the consequence of some high rate of contamination by saline intrusion of Seawater. The study objective was to test a double barrier of pumping wells to control salt water intrusion in Boca Abierta Valley aquifer by applying the model Seawat. In the calibration period 1990-2012 the difference between observed chloride concentration and the model calculated value in several wells got a value of residual mean square (RMS) of 2.87%. The predictive phase a simulation period of 20 years (2012-2032), with two locations for 10 pumping wells and flow rate of 120 l/s per well, in the named "double barrier 1" kept or reached gradually chloride concentration of water from the aquifer below the permitted value.
Subjects:Alluvium aquifers; Aquifers; Chloride ion; Chlorine; Clastic rocks; Coastal aquifers; Coastal plains; Concentration; Conglomerate; Controls; Desalinization; Discharge; Disposal barriers; Drawdown; Drinking water; Fluid injection; Ground water; Halogens; MODFLOW; Pollution; Potability; Prediction; Pumping; Recycling; Salinization; Salt-water intrusion; SEAWAT; Sedimentary rocks; Simulation; Theoretical models; Waste disposal; Water pollution; Water treatment; Water use; Water wells; East Pacific; Gulf of California; Mexico; North Pacific; Northeast Pacific; Pacific Ocean; Sonora Mexico; Boca Abierta Aquifer; Guaymas Mexico
Coordinates:N275000 N281200 W1103000 W1105000
Record ID:2020006563
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