Spring 3AA

Spring 3AA is located on the west side of the Rio Grande.

Field Parameters: Specific conductance 168 at 19.4° C; pH 7.72 at 19.0° C.
Flow: 1 - 2 gal./min.
Coordinates: NMED - DGPS: 1660960.61 1751354.36
Elevation:NMED - DGPS: 5458

Sampling on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 15:05.

  • LANL/EES-6 took a 1 L water sample for inorganics (calcium, cesium, magnesium, nitrate/nitrite, nitrogen, potassium, sodium, uranium), trace metals, major anions and cations by the IC method.
  • LANL/WQH took a 250 ml water sample for low-level perchlorate testing by the LC/MS/MS method.
  • NMED helped LANL collect their samples. NMED took a 1 L water sample for the NMED Groundwater Bureau for nitrogen species, trace metals and anions and cations.

Notes: NMED has sampled this spring since 1994. The water chemistries are different from Spring 3 to Spring 3AA.

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