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South Bay Basins Groundwater Protection Evaluation

Alec Naugle, PG
Engineering Geologist
California Regional Water Quality Control Board
San Francisco Bay Region
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone 510-622-2510
Fax 510-622-2460
Email ANaugle@waterboards.ca.gov
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Figures, Plates & Appendices (PDF):

Figure 1 Location Map With Groundwater Basin and City and County Boundaries
Figure 2 Municipal Supply Drinking Water Wells in the South Bay Basins
Figure 3
Surficial Geology
Figure 4 Surface Watershed Boundaries, Streams, and Surface Water Bodies
Figure 5 Map of Niles Cone Groundwater Basin
Figure 6 Niles Cone Groundwater Basin Cross-section Schematic
Figure 7 Map of Santa Clara Valley Groundwater Basin
Figure 8A Santa Clara Valley Groundwater Basin Cross-section Schematic (North)
Figure 8B Santa Clara Valley Groundwater Basin Cross-section Schematic (South)
Figure 9 Map of San Mateo Plain Groundwater Basin
Figure 10  San Mateo Plain Conceptual Model of Alluvial Fan Deposition
Figure 11  Historical Groundwater Production in the Niles Cone Groundwater Basin
Figure 12  Comparison of 250 ppm Chloride Contours - Newark Aquifer
Figure 13  Comparison of 250 ppm Chloride Contours - Centerville-Fremont Aquifer
Figure 14  Comparison of 250 ppm Chloride Contours - Deep Aquifer
Figure 15  Map of Total Dissolved Solids - Newark Aquifer, Niles Cone Basin
Figure 16  Map of Total Dissolved Solids - Centerville-Fremont Aquifer, Niles Cone Basin
Figure 17  Map of Total Dissolved Solids - Deep Aquifer, Niles Cone Basin
Figure 18  Saltwater Intrusion in the Upper Aquifer System of the Santa Clara Valley Basin
Figure 19  Public Water Supply Wells Reported to Have Nitrate Above the MCL
Figure 20  Wells Reported to Contain Manganese Greater Than the MCL 
Figure 21  Map of Leaking Underground Storage Tank Sites (Open and Closed)
Figure 22  Map of Significant VOC Plumes and Other Non-LUFT Sites 
Figure 23  Local Map of VOC Plumes in a Portion of the City of Sunnyvale
Figure 24  Map of Landfills (Active and Inactive)
Figure 25 EPA and DTSC Lead Sites
Figure 26  Priority Areas for Groundwater Cleanup
Figure 27  Schematic Cross Section Illustrating Potential Vertical Conduit Conditions
Figure 28  Map of Known Vertical Conduits
Figure 29  Average Maximum Levels of Total CVOCs, TCE, and Vinyl Chloride
Figure 30  Maximum Levels of TCE in Groundwater

Plate 1.      Geologic Cross Section of San Mateo Basin, Highway 92 (I-280 to  San Francisco Bay) and Highway 84 (I-280 to San Francisco Bay)
Plate 2
.   Geologic Cross Section of San Mateo Basin, Bayshore Highway San Mateo Golf Club to Pulgas Avenue)  
Plate 3
      Geologic Cross Section of San Mateo Basin, El Camino Real (Sanchez Creek to San Francisquito Creek)    

APPENDIX A. List of Attendees at May 2000 Stakeholder Meetings, San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (available upon request)

APPENDIX B. South Bay Geology

APPENDIX C. Geology of the San Francisquito Cone Area

APPENDIX D. Federal Groundwater Protection and Cleanup Programs

APPENDIX E. State and Local Groundwater Protection and Cleanup Programs

APPENDIX F. Contact Information for South Bay General Plans and Groundwater Protection Strategies in South Bay General Plans

APPENDIX G. Guidelines for the Identification, Location, and Evaluation of Deep Well Conduits

APPENDIX H. An Evaluation of the Potential for Exfiltration from the City of Sunnyvale Sewer System

APPENDIX I. Response to Comments on the December 2001 Stakeholder Draft Report

 

Last updated 2/06/07