3.5 Groundwater

  1. Many of the major wetlands in the subwatershed were identified in the FAW as combination recharge-discharge wetlands.  A number of small recharge wetlands are scattered around the subwatershed.  Several discharge wetlands are present in the Hadley Lake subwatershed.  As development occurs it will be important to maintain runoff and infiltration rates to help maintain hydrology to these wetlands.
  2. Several wetland areas in the Hadley Lake watershed are in highly sensitive aquifer impact areas (see Figure 17).
  3. Almost the entire subwatershed is identified as a Wellhead Protection Area for the City of Plymouth (see Figure 18).  Stormwater management should be coordinated with wellhead protection plans.