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## Return to Main PageThe Web-Based STRMDEPL08 evaluates four analytical solutions that simulate streamflow depletion by a nearby pumping well. It is based on STRMDEPL08 ( ) and the earlier STRMDEPL ( ). These two earlier programs are written in Fortran, require text input files, and produce tabular output. The web-based version was written to provide an easier interface to the analytical solutions with more convenient units and simplified output. The major feature of the earlier codes not reproduced in the web version is the ability to analyze a time series of changing pumping rates. The four analytical solutions describe (1) pumping from an aquifer with a stream that fully penetrates the aquifer with no streambed resistance between the stream and the aquifer (Glover and Balmer, 1954; Jenkins, 1968), (2) pumping from an aquifer with a stream that fully penetrates the aquifer with streambed resistance between the stream and the aquifer (Hantush, 1965), (3) pumping from an aquifer with a partially penetrating stream with streambed resistance (Hunt, 1999), and (4) pumping from a leaky aquifer with a stream in the overlying aquitard (Hunt, 2003). See the documentation of STRMDEPL08 for more discussion of the required input data. The units for input data are fixed as noted in the input boxes, and the output is given as a table of days of pumping and streamflow depletion in cubic feet per second.
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