D. D. Faulder

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The Roosevelt Hot Springs, Utah geothermal field has been the site of numerous investigations into the behavior of a geothermal system. However, a detailed description of the reservoir is lacking. This paper presents the results of the 237 day Long-Term Flow Test #1, conducted in 1977 and 1978, followed by a 100 day pressure buildup. The responses from one production well and three pressure observation wells, ranging 600 to 12,000 feet from the production well, were used. This study illustrates the utility of a reevaluation of a geothermal system using old, pre-exploitation data and is part of an ongoing case study of the Roosevelt Hot Springs system. Specific objectives are an improved interpretation of the geothermal reservoir, an estimate of aquifer behavior, and the primary reservoir volume.