Flowpath study

What is Flowpath study?

Flowpath study meaning Network of clustered wells located along a flowpath extending from a recharge zone to a discharge zone, preferably a shallow stream. The studies examine the relations of land-use practices, ground-water flow, and contaminant occurrence and transport. These studies are located in the area of one of the land-use studies.


reference: USGS – National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Project