Water-quality data from network wells used to monitor brackish-water intrusion of the Aquia aquifer, Kent Island, Queens Anne's County, Maryland: Data collected through 2013

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2014

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The Maryland Geological Survey is currently monitoring a network of domestic wells and observation wells on Kent Island in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. The purpose of the monitoring program is to determine trends in chloride concentrations and specific conductivities in ground water from the Aquia aquifer associated with brackish-water intrusion from the Chesapeake Bay. Drummond (1988) described brackish-water intrusion on Kent Island, and included discussions of distribution, source, and changes with time of brackish water.

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  • Report

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  • critical issues, database publication, water quality, maryland