KDAQ Repairs:

Stress Test

8:26am

Tue February 14, 2012
Local

Stress test conducted on Sparta Aquifer in El Dorado

A regional map of the extent of the Sparta Aquifer.
U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey conducted a two-week heavy pumping test on the Sparta Aquifer. It's akin to a heart stress test to measure how water moves across the aquifer and replenishes itself.