Handbook of suggested practices for the design and installation of ground-water monitoring wells

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Title
Handbook of suggested practices for the design and installation of ground-water monitoring wells
Author
Aller, L., T. W. Bennett, G. Hackett, R. J. Petty, J. H. Lehr, H. Sedoris, D.M. Nielsen, and J. E. Denne.
Year of publication
1991
Publisher
US-EPA
URL
http://www.hanford.gov/dqo/project/level5/wwelldct.pdf
IGRAC code
I-0024
Document type
Handbook
Summary
- Introduction; Factors influencing monitoring well design and installation - Monitoring well planning considerations - Description and selection of drilling methods - Design components of monitoring wells - Monitoring well completion - Development of monitoring wells - Monitoring well network management considerations.
Intended audience
  • FIELD
  • DATA_COLLECT
Categories
  • Well abandonment
  • Well construction & development
  • Drilling methods
  • Well-site selection
  • Setting standards/criteria for monitoring
  • Measuring GW-levels
  • Soil and rock sampling
  • Borehole and well logging
Natures
  • METHODOLOGIC
  • OPERATIONAL
References
EPA/600/4-89/034. U.S. EPA Las Vegas, Nevada. (In cooperation with NWWA).
Remarks
Order online at: http://yosemite.epa.gov/water/owrccatalog.nsf/0/3d8066ac960a3c2e85256b0600723c12?OpenDocument
Purpose
The Handbook is intended to assist personnel involved with the design, construction, and installation of ground-water monitoring wells.
Scope
Handboo' addresses field-oriented practices to solve monitoring well construction problems. It provides information. It does not focus on specific regulatory requirements.
Enforcement status
Uknown
Level of detail
Very detailed
Availability
Public Domain
Selling condition(s)
Uknown
Usefulness & Limitations
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