Download Technical Guide to Managing Ground Water Resources by Steve Glasser, at al., This technical guide was written by Steve Glasser, James Gauthier-Warinner, Joseph Gurrieri, and Joseph Keely of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service; Patrick Tucci of the U.S. Geological Survey; Paul Summers of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management; and Michael Wireman and Kevin McCormack of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The document benefited greatly from our colleagues, too numerous to list, who reviewed the content and provided valuable comments. Editing was provided by Joe Gurrieri, Jim Gauthier-Warinner, and Christopher Carlson of the Forest Service. Special recognition is extended to Steve Glasser, without whose vision and perseverance this effort would never have come to fruition.


Part 1. Introduction
Purpose and Objectives
Scope and Organization
Importance of Ground Water Resources on NFS Lands

Part 2. Managing Ground Water Resources
Federal Statutes
Overview of the National Ground Water Policy
Ground Water Uses
Ground Water Quality
Ground Water-dependent Ecosystems
Activities That Affect Ground Water
Staffing and Resource Needs

Part 3. Hydrogeologic Principles and Methods of Investigation
Basic Hydrogeologic Principles
Ground Water Investigation Methods

Download pdf to explore more content.