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Published by F.M. Lamborn, public printer in Olympia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State),
  • Benton County.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply -- Washington (State) -- Benton County,
    • Groundwater -- Washington (State) -- Benton County

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Olaf P. Jenkins.
      SeriesWashington. Division of geology. Bulletin, no. 26, Bulletin (Washington (State). Division of Geology), no. 26.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE7 .A3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination41 p. incl. illus.
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL252397M
      LC Control Numbergs 22000179
      OCLC/WorldCa36599346

      White Bluffs was an agricultural town in Benton County, was evacuated in along with the town of Hanford to make room for the nuclear production facility known as the Hanford Site.. History Edit. White Bluffs, Prior to the arrival of white settlers, the land was inhabited by the Wanapum Indians, a tribe closely related to the Palouse, Yakama, and Nez Perce tribes. During World War II, the federal government selected Hanford and White Bluffs, WA, about fifteen miles away from Sacajawea Park for the center of a top secret mission. Long before construction of the Hanford Nuclear Site, the area had been inhabited by various Native American tribes, including the Yakama, Nez Perce, Umatilla, Cayuse, and Walla. The area along the Columbia River was selected. The towns of White Bluffs and Hanford, along with the surrounding farms, were confiscated. Richland was turned into a government town. Groundbreaking at the site took place in March The towns of White Bluff and Hanford were evacuated in to build plutonium production facilities.


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Abstract. 41 p. incl. illus Topics: Water-supply--Washington (State)--Benton County., Groundwater--Washington (State)--Benton County.

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Get Free shipping & CoD options across : ₹   The groundwater treatment project includes a number of injection and extraction wells feeding five pump and treat facilities in the Area near the reactors, as well as a state-of-the-art groundwater pump-and-treat facility in the West area, which has a maximum capacity to treat up to 2, gallons of water per minute.

Since the first pump-and-treat systems began in the s, several. Graph und-water withdrawals, by State, in 1 2. Diagrams showing types of openings in selected water-bearing rocks 4 3. Map of the United States showing geologic age of major rock groups 6 4. Diagram showing occurrence of underground water 7 5.

Underground water supply of the region about White Bluffs and Hanford, At head of title: State of Washington. Dept. of conservation and development.

Division of geology. "Source of data": p. Also available in digital form. complex.1 They found the Columbia Basin to be a region not highly developed nor populated. Ab people lived in Benton and Franklin counties, nearly a fourth of them in the railroad town of Pasco.

Kennewick held 1, people, and White Bluffs, Richland and Hanford combined had 1, The rest lived on regional farms. Underground water supply of the region about White Bluffs and Hanford, by Olaf P.

Jenkins. (Olympia, F.M. Lamborn, public printer, ), by Olaf Pitt Jenkins (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Groundwater -- West Virginia. The absence of water in certain sandstones of the Appalachian oil-fields, by Frank Reeves.

Whlte Bluffs-Hanford Area. From October 19 to OctoProfessor Jenkins made an examination to determine the underground water supply in the region about White Bluffs and Hanford. This examina­ tion was made in connection with the soldier Land Settlement Project.

The. The Hanford Site is a decommissioned nuclear production complex operated by the United States federal government on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington. The site has been known by many names, including Hanford Project, Hanford Works, Hanford Engineer Works and Hanford Nuclear ished in as part of the Manhattan Project in Hanford, south.

Underground water supply of the region about White Bluffs and Hanford, by Olaf P. Jenkins. 41 pp. 3 pl. 50¢. Iron ores, fuels and fluxes of Washington, by Solon Shedd, Olaf P. Jenkins, and Herschel H. Cooper.

1 pl. 50¢. Geological investigation of the coal fields of western Whatcom County, Washing­. The Hanford Site occupies square miles (1, km 2)—roughly equivalent to half of the total area of Rhode Island—within Benton County, Washington. This land is closed to the general public.

It is a desert environment receiving under 10 inches of annual precipitation, covered mostly by shrub-steppe vegetation. The Columbia River flows along the site for approximately 50 miles (80 km. Water supply system - Water supply system - Surface water and groundwater: Surface water and groundwater are both important sources for community water supply needs.

Groundwater is a common source for single homes and small towns, and rivers and lakes are the usual sources for large cities. Although approximately 98 percent of liquid fresh water exists as groundwater, much of it occurs very.

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Building the Hanford Engineer Works required the forced relocation of two communities, Hanford and White Bluffs, and more than 1, people, including farmers, ranchers and the local Wanapum Indians, whose fishing sites and camps dotted the Hanford reservation and Columbia River shoreline.

Areas where water is at the surface as springs, seeps, swamps, or lakes reflect the presence of groundwater, although not necessarily in large quantities or of usable quality.

It is difficult to visualize water underground. Some people believe that ground water collects in underground lakes or flows in underground rivers.

Inas part of the Manhattan Project, the U.S. government seized a vast swath of land, including the towns of White Bluffs and Hanford, to build a nuclear manufacturing complex.

The. The White Bluffs of the Hanford Reach National Monument offer a unique hiking experience in the shrub-steppe. Instead of the usual cliffs and boulders of basalt, this area features bluffs and badlands of the Ringold Formation, ancient river and lakebed sediments laid down by the Columbia River system between and million years ago.

Aquifers get water from precipitation (rain and snow) that filters through the unsaturated zone. Aquifers can also receive water from surface waters like lakes and rivers.

When the aquifer is full, and the water table meets the surface of the ground, water stored in the aquifer can appear at the land surface as a spring or seep. Recharge. The researchers calculated that of the million cubic miles of total groundwater in the uppermost miles (2 km) of the continental crust, only betw tocubic miles (, Underground water supply of the region about White Bluffs and Hanford, by Olaf P.

Jenkins. (Olympia, F.M. Lamborn, public printer, ), by Olaf Pitt Jenkins (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Water-supply -- Washington (State) -- Benton County.

Underground water supply of the region about White Bluffs and Hanford, by Olaf P. Jenkins. Jun 5, - Explore Tom Prettyman's board "Hanford Nuclear site", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Hanford, Nuclear, Hanford site pins. "Old Hanford, White Bluffs Sites Mid-Columbia's Pompeii." Darby Stapp, August 8,Tri-City Herald, Tri-Cities, Washington.

Tales of Richland, White Bluffs and HanfordMartha Berry Parker, Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield, Washington. White Bluffs/Hanford Townsite (video). Parasol Group Production, D-Reactor, Hanford Nuclear Reservation, ca.

Courtesy National Archives. Washing poster, Hanford Camp, Hanford Engineer Works, ca. Courtesy Washington State Historical Society () Pipe gallery, Hanford Nuclear Reservaton, Courtesy Hanford Historical Photo Declassification Project (Neg. Hanford, White Bluffs, and Richland. [16] Euro-Americans began to settle the region in the s, initially along the Columbia River south of Priest Rapids.

They established farms and orchards supported by small-scale irrigation projects and railroad transportation, with small town centers at Manhattan Project.

To develop plutonium, the Hanford Site in Benton County in south central Washington was carefully chosen in December as the perfect place.

About 1, residents from the towns of Hanford, White Bluffs and Richland were evacuated. In FebruaryGroves established the Hanford Engineer Works (HEW).

The following month, construction began. An article in today's Washington Post Magazine about the Hanford nuclear facility incorrectly states that the federal estimate of the cleanup cost there is $ billion over 75 years.

The Hanford Site is a decommissioned nuclear production complex on the Columbia River in south-central Washington operated by the United States government. The site has been known by many names, including Hanford Works, Hanford Engineer Works, Hanford Nuclear Reservation or HNR, and the Hanford ished in as part of the Manhattan Project, it was home to the B.

By the early s, the region was a rich agricultural area and the small towns were growing. The Milwaukee Road ran through White Bluffs providing residents the goods they needed and taking away the literal fruits of their labors. According to the U.S. Government's Hanford history page Hanford and White Bluffs epitomized the early American West.Groundwater is the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.A unit of rock or an unconsolidated deposit is called an aquifer when it can yield a usable quantity of water.

The depth at which soil pore spaces or fractures and voids in rock become completely saturated with water is called the water table. Landslides on the White Bluffs in Hanford Reach National Monument. Geologist Bruce Bjornstad has posted a really interesting video onto Youtube showing the development of landslides on the White Bluffs in Hanford Reach National Monument in Washington State.

The video, which should be visible below, combines beautifully shot drone footage with a commentary on how these landslides .