Information Series

 

The DGS Information Series offers the public non-technical summaries of topics related to geology and/or ground water. Some Information Series numbers are available as web pages on the DGS web site, some in paper copy, and some in both media.

Recent Submissions

  • Woodruff, K.D. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1998-02)
    Because of its "renewability" water is unique among earth resources that sustain and enhance life. No other mineral resource that we extract on a long-term and continuous basis can be counted on for at least some degree ...
  • Schenck, W.S. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1989-06)
    One hundred seventy-nine monuments help to mark Delaware's boundaries with Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Although there are only four major boundaries, there are seven boundary lines that make up the confines of ...
  • Talley, J.H. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1998-02)
    The storage and movement of ground water depends on the types of rocks and associated interconnected spaces in which the water occurs. The Piedmont Province in northernmost Delaware is underlain by crystalline rocks. Because ...
  • Talley, J.H. (Newark, DE: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, 1998-02)
    Thousands of homeowners in Delaware currently rely on individual wells and water systems to provide water. In addition, hundreds of new wells and systems are constructed each year to provide water for those not served by ...

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