Monitoring and Remediation Wells: Problem Prevention, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Monitoring and Remediation Wells

Problem Prevention, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation, 1st Edition

By Stuart A. Smith

CRC Press

208 pages

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Hardback: 9780873715621
pub: 1995-05-04
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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


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply