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GROUND WATER IMPACTS

FOR MAZOMANIE...THE WELL WATER LEVEL AS OF JANUARY 19 IS 11.25
FEET BELOW GROUND LEVEL...WHICH IS NEAR THE 25TH PERCENTILE.
THE WELL WATER LEVEL HAS FLUCTUATED LESS THAN ONE FOOT SINCE
THE BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER.

THIS DATA IS BASED ON DANE COUNTY RECORDS AT MAZOMANIE. THE 
PERIOD OF RECORD EXTENDS FROM OCTOBER 1953 THROUGH THE
PRESENT.

USGS Ground-Water Climate Response Network

usgs ground water stations

The USGS image below shows the latest ground water level just west of
Madison, Wisconsin (Dane County). The blue line is approved data, and
the red line is provisional data. The green line is the historical daily
median value.

 

The USGS maintains a network of wells to monitor the effects of
droughts and other climate variability on ground-water levels. The
network consists of a national network of about 140 wells
monitored as part of the Ground-Water Resources Program,
supplemented by wells in some states monitored as part of the
Cooperative Water Program.
For a list of network wells, click on a
State
on the image below.

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