This field handbook offers a practical introduction to the design and construction of boreholes and wells for practicing professionals involved in planning and implementing water drilling projects. Readers are led step by step from the design stages of a project, through the choice of appropriate construction materials and drilling processes, to the procedures for sampling and well logging. Factors affecting performance are also discussed, as well as requirements for successful well development, testing and maintenance. Written in a clear, straightforward style, the guide is filled with sound advice, diagrams and examples.
Table of Contents
Design of Well and Borehole Structures.
Well and Borehole Construction Materials.
Well and Borehole Construction.
Logging of Boreholes and Wells.
Water Well Development.