Siting, Drilling, and Construction of Water Supply Wells
American Water Works Association, 2007 - Science - 206 pages
The only basic, current book on well drilling that completely covers recent issues with siting and site assessments for wells, methods for drilling, water quality concerns and regulatory issues. Includes extensive illustrations. Useful to civil engineers, public utility officials, water plant operators, hydrogeologists new to the field, planners looking for well sites, water resource engineers, water quality personnel and elected officials or managers who want to understand more about well issues. Especially useful for small to mid-sized utilities who usually do not have this expertise on staff.
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Regulations Regarding Well Location Protection
21A Primary Drinking Water Standards
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