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All Topics | Topic "Linking a catchment to multiple groundwater bodies"
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Maggie Kossida

Subject: Linking a catchment to multiple groundwater bodies   
Posted: 9/21/2011 Viewed: 16258 times
Is there an option to link one catchment node to multiple (more than 1)groundwater nodes which represent aquifers with different properties? I have the issue where both a karstik and an alluvial aquifer fall within the boundaries of a catchment. I could divide the cathcment into 2 sub-cathments and make a 1-1 connections, yet is there a way around this solution, or a better suggestion?
Jack Sieber

Subject: Re: Linking a catchment to multiple groundwater bodies   
Posted: 9/21/2011 Viewed: 16257 times
You are right that a catchment cannot have return flow links to more than one groundwater node. Splitting the catchment into two catchements, as you suggest, would solve your problem. Alternatively, if you are linking your model to MODFLOW, you can do it with one catchment, because you choose which land use branches are linked to which MODFLOW cells. In this case, the different aquifer properties would be modeled in MODFLOW.
Topic "Linking a catchment to multiple groundwater bodies"