Water resources of the Zuni Tribal lands, McKinley and Cibola Counties, New Mexico by Brennon R. Orr

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .

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  • Water resources development -- New Mexico -- McKinley County,
  • Water resources development -- New Mexico -- Cibola County

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Statementby Brennon R. Orr ; prepared in cooperation with the Pueblo of Zuni
SeriesOpen-file report -- 82-1013, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 82-1013
ContributionsZuni (N.M.), Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL13606550M

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An evaluation of the water resources of the Zuni tribal lands in west-central New Mexico was made to determine the yield, variability, and quality of water available to the Pueblo of Zuni.

This study is needed to aid in orderly development of these resources. Rocks of Permian to Quaternary age supply stock, irrigation, and domestic water to the Zuni Indians.

The sandstones and limestones of the Glorieta-San Andres aquifer and sandstones within the Chinle Formation provide most of the municipal, stock, and domestic water supply to the Zuni Indian Tribe in west-central New Mexico.

Both aquifers are recharged at outcrops in the Zuni Mountains, and their hydraulic conductivity is significantly enhanced by fractures in the. Get this from a library. Water resources of the Zuni tribal lands, McKinley and Cibola Counties, New Mexico. [Brennon R Orr; Zuni (N.M.)].

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It has its origin in Cibola County, New Mexico, in the Zuñi Mountains at the Continental river flows off the western slopes of the Zuñi Mountains in a generally southwesterly direction through the Zuni Indian Reservation to join the Little Colorado River in eastern y: United States.

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