The Savannah River Site (SRS) occupies 310 km2 within Aiken, Barnwell, and Allendale counties in southwestern South Carolina, U.S.A. (Fig. 1). Bedrock (Paleozoic metamorphic and Triassic clastic rock) and overlying Coastal plain sediments (Upper Cretaceous through Holocene unconsolidated sediments) constitute the hydrologic system beneath the SRS and surrounding areas (Fig. 2). Direction of groundwater flow in the aquifers at SRS is primarily toward the Savannah River and its tributaries. Aquifers in the Cretaceous sediments are the primary source of drinking water for the SRS and surrounding communities.
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