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Groundwater Levels of the Main Aquifer and Panke Valley Aquifer 2012

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Fig. 1: Location of the nine waterworks which supply Berlin with drinking water, as of May 2012

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Fig. 2: Phenomenology of Underground Water

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Fig. 3: Hydrogeological Terms

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Fig. 4a: Groundwater infiltrates into bodies of water

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Fig. 4b: Bank-filtered water caused by flood water: surface water infiltrates into groundwater

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Fig. 4c: Bank-filtered water caused by discharge of groundwater: due to the drop in the groundwater caused by wells, surface water infiltrates into the groundwater

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Fig. 5: Morphological Outline Map of Berlin

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Fig. 6: Geological Outline Map of Berlin

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Fig. 7: Schematical Hydrogeological Cross-Section of Berlin from South to North

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Fig. 8: The unconfined Panke Valley aquifer (Aquifer 1) in the northwestern area of the Barnim Plateau is situated above the main aquifer (Aquifer 2), which is confined in this area

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Fig. 9: Hydrographic Curve of Groundwater Levels at a Measurement Point in the Borough of Mitte, since 1870 (The highest groundwater level (HGW) was here measured on June 1st, 1876. Since 1905 the groundwater level temporary is heavily affected by numerous drawdowns.)

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Fig. 10: Groundwater Rise in the Glacial Spillway between 1989 and 2012: The rise is more than half a meter in the hatched area and more than one meter in the crosshatched area.

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Fig. 11: Drop in raw-water discharge by the Berlin Water Utility over 23 year period

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Fig. 11: Drop in raw-water discharge by the Berlin Water Utility over 23 year period

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Fig. 12: Four measurement points in an exemplary manner: 340 und 5139 in the glacial spillway , 777 on the Teltow Plateau und 5004 on the Barnim Plateau

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Fig. 13: The groundwater levels at two measurement stations in the glacial spillway on May 2011 to May 2012

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Fig. 14: Groundwater level at two measurement points in an exemplary manner on the plateaus on May 2011 to May 2012

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Fig. 15: Monthly precipitation between June 2011 and May 2012 at the Berlin-Tempelhof Measurement Point, compared with the long-term mean, 1961 through 1990.

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Fig. 15: Monthly precipitation between June 2011 and May 2012 at the Berlin-Tempelhof Measurement Point, compared with the long-term mean, 1961 through 1990.

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Tables

Tab. 1: Interpolation inputs for the Kriging method

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