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The lawsuit asks the courts for a ``determination that plaintiff's present and future right to extract groundwater from the aquifer and put it to reasonable and beneficial use on the property is superior in priority to any rights of each of the defendants to extract and use groundwater, other than for reasonable and beneficial overlying use upon any land such defendant owns which overlies the aquifer.
Drilling intersected 103 metres of Quaternary lavas and sediments unconformably overlying argillized and weakly mineralized pyroclastics to a depth of 200 metres.
TSD-1 was inclined at 60 degrees to the south and intersected 90 metres of Quaternary lavas and clastic sediments unconformably overlying a weakly altered and mineralized andesitic pyroclastic unit to hole end at 220 metres.
The hole encountered 65 metres of Quaternary lavas and clastic sediments unconformably overlying altered and mineralized andesitic pyroclastics continuing to hole end at 338 metres.