Water-resources of western Douglas County, Oregon

  title={Water-resources of western Douglas County, Oregon},
  author={David A. Curtiss and C. A. Collins and Elliott Oster},
  • David A. Curtiss, C. A. Collins, Elliott Oster
  • Published 1984
  • Environmental Science
  • In western Douglas County, Quaternary coastal dune sands and marine terrace deposits may have the best potential for ground-water development. Yields of 200 gallons per minute have been reported from wells completed in Quaternary fluvial deposits along the lower Umpqua River. The entire area is underlain by Tertiary marine sedimentary rocks that yield quantities of water barely adequate for domestic use. On the basis of wells sampled and the constituents analyzed, ground-water quality was… CONTINUE READING