There is a growing problem of performance degradation of wells and associated systems on sites where groundwater quality is monitored or remediation performed. This book acts as a valuable guide in keeping monitoring and pumping well systems operating to their best capacity. It addresses the need for and methods of environmental well maintenance and restoration. This guidebook to the causes of well deterioration, methods of well maintenance, and well restoration or well rehabilitation methods offers methods for prevention and control of deterioration.
If you are a consumer of professional services in well rehabilitation, this book will help you get the most from your professional help. It you are a provider, it is an important source of information intended to help you do your job better and more safely.
Table of Contents
A Brief Maintenance History of Environmental Wells
Causes and Effects of Performance Deterioration: The Lineup
Prevention and Maintenance
The Basis for Controlling Well Fouling Under "Environmental" Conditions
Prevention: Design and Construction Considerations
Environmental Site Well Maintenance: Issues and Procedures
Maintenance Monitoring Program for Wells
Preventive Treatments Actions
Rehabilitation and Reconstruction
Decisions on Rehabilitation Methods: After Things Go Wrong
Rehabilitation Methods: Technical Descriptions
Learning and Going Forward