Standard Descriptors for Boreholes

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Title
Standard Descriptors for Boreholes
Author
Department: Water Affairs and Forestry and NORAD
Year of publication
2003
Publisher
NORAD
URL
http://www.dwaf.gov.za/geohydrology/Download/Standard%20Descriptors%20for%20Boreholes.pdf
IGRAC code
I-0085
Document type
Guide
Summary
1. General introduction 2. Geosite information 3. Borehole drilling details 4. Geological details 5. Hydrogeological details 6. Casings, gravel pack and borehole development 7. Borehole and aquifer testing details 8. Borehole logging 9. Borehole operational management and installed equipment 10. Borehole groundwater monitoring details
Intended audience
  • FIELD
  • DATA_COLLECT
Categories
  • Miscellaneous
  • Well construction & development
  • Drilling methods
  • Well-site selection
  • Criteria, terminology & codification
  • Borehole and well logging
Natures
  • CONCEPTUAL
  • OPERATIONAL
References
internet, version 1.0, 2003-05-13
Remarks
Primarily designed to be used as a field-guide.
Purpose
To provide background information in support of a standard format for describing borehole and other groundwater related items. It includes inromation on "attributes" and "units of measurement".
Scope
Primarily designed to be used as a field-guide.
Enforcement status
Uknown
Level of detail
Moderate
Availability
Public Domain
Selling condition(s)
Uknown
Usefulness & Limitations
Useful as a field and office guide for promoting uniformity in description of groundwater development through boreholes. Especially helpfull in situations where many different groups or small communities are involved in groundwater development through boreholes or wells .
Document value compared to alternatives
Useful as a guide for groups in rural areas involved in groundwater development.