Abstract

The Alice Springs Town Basin is a small basin filled with Quaternary alluvium, which has provided the town with water. The Inner Farm Basin is more complex, with aquifers in unconsolidated deposits of Quaternary and Tertiary age, and in Precambrian rocks. They provide groundwater for domestic and agricultural use. The results of a geophysical survey were used to plan three drilling programmes which were undertaken to investigate the occurrence of groundwater and to construct production bores for the town water supply. Several methods have been tried to construct efficient bores. The two basins contain groundwater of nine different chemical types; groundwater suitable for domestic use occurs in the vicinity of the Todd River.
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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

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Date (publication)

1969-01-01T00:00:00

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geoscientificInformation

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153 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/153/

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GA Publication
Bulletin
geology
hydrogeology
AU-NT
Earth Sciences

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English

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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
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Canberra
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ACT
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2601
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Australia
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Canberra
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ACT
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2601
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Australia
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