Floridan Aquifer

The Floridan aquifer is a portion of the principal artesian aquifer that extends into Florida and is composed of carbonate rock and located beneath the coastal regions of the Southeastern United States and is one of the world's most productive aquifers. It is under all of Florida as well as large parts of coastal Georgia and areas of coastal Alabama and South Carolina.

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Floridan Aquifer - Hydrology
... The principal artesian aquifer is the largest, oldest, and deepest aquifer in the southeastern U.S ... over 100,000 square miles (260,000 km2), it underlies all of Florida and The Floridan portion developed millions of years ago during the late Paleocene to early Miocene periods, when Florida was underwater ... Wakulla Springs in Wakulla County, Florida is one of a number of major outflows of the Floridan with a flow rate of 200–300 million US gallons (757,082 - 1,135,623 cubic meters ...
List Of Superfund Sites In Florida - Superfund Sites
... There is a risk of contamination of the Biscayne Aquifer, the county's sole drinking water source ... contamination by PCE and TCE, including trace contamination of the Upper Floridan Aquifer, a major source of drinking water in the Tampa area ... Contamination reached the Biscayne Aquifer, the sole source of drinking water for south Florida ...