Water Wells: Implementation, Maintenance and Restoration / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This book brings together material essential for the understanding and application of techniques used in relation to water wells. Adopting a practical approach, emphasis is put on field-based trials and effective implementation. The basic concepts of hydrogeology are presented, explaining the fundamentals of subsurface hydraulics. This is supplemented by the main exploration methods used in hydrogeology, the criteria for developing groundwater resources and the main principles of water chemistry. A detailed description of the various drilling techniques is given, and each stage in the design and construction of water wells is set out. Numerous practical examples are included. Database management tools providing techniques for the monitoring and storing of information are described.
|Series:||Wiley Series in Water Resources Engineering Series , #2|
|Product dimensions:||6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface xiChapter 1 Basic Concepts of Hydrogeology 1Chapter 2 Well Design and Construction 53Chapter 3 Well Hydraulics 103Chapter 4 Supervision and Final Acceptance Tests 159Chapter 5 Water Well Protection 189Chapter 6 Water Well Management 203Chapter 7 Restoration of Water Wells 267Chapter 8 Management Tools 313Chapter 9 Conclusion 329Chapter 10 Bibliography 333Appendices 353Glossary 357Index 375