Origin and residence time of water in the Lima Aquifer

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Montoya, Modesto; Mamani, Enoc;
  • Publisher: Lima
  • Subject: Aguas subterráneas | Aguas superficiales | Técnicas de trazadores | Distribución tiempo de residencia | Deuterio 2 | Oxígeno 18 | Physics - Geophysics | Hidrología | Agua

The 8 million inhabitants of the coastal city Lima are supplied with water from the Rimac and Chillon rivers and water wells in the Lima aquifer. The history of the Rimac River flow and static level of water in its wells have been correlated to calculate the residence t... View more