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Table 1 Physical properties of soil samples at Manda, Mohanpur and Bagmara

From: Safe distances between groundwater-based water wells and pit latrines at different hydrogeological conditions in the Ganges Atrai floodplains of Bangladesh

Location Depth (m) Texture Bulk density (gm/cm3) Saturated hydraulic conductivity (mm/h)
Manda 0 Sandy loam 1.56 15.60
0.15 Loam 1.58 2.30
0.30 Sandy loam 1.47 5.20
0.60 Loam 1.41 5.50
1.25 Sandy loam 1.47 3.50
1.85 Loamy sand 1.15 345.00
2.45 Loamy sand 1.22 138.00
3.05 Sand 1.35 518.00
Mohanpur 0 Loam 1.37 1.80
0.15 Loam 1.64 0.60
0.30 Loam 1.59 10.20
0.90 Silt loam 1.64 1.80
1.85 Sandy loam 1.42 33.00
3.05 Sandy loam 1.46 51.60
Bagmara 0 Sandy loam 1.56 0.02
0.15 Sandy loam 1.43 2.4
0.30 Sandy loam 1.37 13.8
0.60 Sandy loam 1.39 55.3
1.25 Loam 1.41 10.4
1.85 Loam 1.49 5.2
2.45 Loam 1.6 2.1
3.05 Clay loam 1.68 0.02