Saturday, October 08, 2005
The Kansas Geological Survey, operated by The University of Kansas in connection with its research and service program, is to conduct geological studies and research and to collect, correlate, preserve, and disseminate information leading to a better understanding of the geology of Kansas, with special emphasis on natural resources of economic value, aquifer water quality and quantity, and geologic hazards.
Industrial Minerals in Kansas - is purified and suitable
for table salt and other uses requiring purity.
A solution mine in Sedgewick County produces brine that is used as a feedstock for a chloralkali plant. The brine is electrolytically separated into caustic (sodium hydroxide) and chlorine gas, both widely used in the chemical industry. Most Kansans do not realize that much of the world's salt is used in this manner.
KGS--OFR 2003-54--High Plains Aquifer--Appendix -
Investigations Report 99-4200, 6 p. Year: 1999 Contact: Steele, G.V.
Source Water Assessment Program (SWAP)
Contact: Eric Strom, Texas District Office Water ... http://www.kgs.ku.edu/...cations/2003/OFR03_54/appendix.html
High Plains Atlas-Glossary - ("first in time, first in right").
Common for allocating water rights in the western United States.
PUBLIC SUPPLY-Water used for drinking and other purposes http://www.kgs.ku.edu/HighPlains/atlas/glossary.htm