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Lovewell Dam

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The valley of White Rock Creek at Lovewell dam narrows to less than 3/4 mile in width.  River alluvium depth ranges to 68 feet across the valley.  The valley fill is composed of four main layers, which are in ascending order: sand and gravel, reworked Carlisle shale, colluvial material from Niobrara formation, and a blanket of loess.  The valley fill is impervious as a whole with only the sand and gravel layer capable of being an aquifer.

Last updated: Apr 02, 2013