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Groundwater Levels of the Main Aquifer and Panke Valley Aquifer 2015

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Fig. 1: Location of the nine waterworks which supply Berlin with drinking water, as of May 2015

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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 flooding: Surface water infiltrates into the 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: Schematic hydrogeological cross-section of Berlin, from south to north

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Fig. 8: The unconfined Panke Valley Aquifer (Aquifer 1) in the north-western 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 measured here on June 1, 1876. Since 1905, the groundwater level has been greatly affected by numerous drawdowns.)

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Fig. 10: Groundwater Rise in the Glacial Spillway between 1989 and 2012

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Fig. 11: Drop in the raw-water discharge by the Berlin Water Utility over a 26-year period

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Fig. 11: Drop in the raw-water discharge by the Berlin Water Utility over a 26-year period

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Fig. 12: Four exemplary measurement points: 340 and 5139 in the Glacial Spillway, 777 on the Teltow Plateau, and 5004 on the Barnim Plateau

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Fig. 13: Hydrographic curves of groundwater levels at two measurement stations in the Glacial Spillway, May 15, 2014 to May 15, 2015

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Fig. 14: Hydrographic curves of groundwater levels at two exemplary measurement points on the plateaus, May 15, 2014 to May 15, 2015

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Fig. 15: Monthly precipitation between May 2014 and May 2015 at the Berlin-Tempelhof Measurement Point, compared with the long-term mean, 1961 through 1990.

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Fig. 15: Monthly precipitation between May 2014 and May 2015 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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