No one has recorded when well digging started, but surely humans imitated elephants in digging holes in the sand to access cooler water that didn't make the children sick. Eventually, humankind began to redesign, maintain, and repair the wells they constructed, but when wells became "commodities" in the twentieth century, this maintenance ethic was
A Brief Colorful History of Well Maintenance and Rehabilitation and Their Milestones. Causes and Effects of Well Deterioration. Economic Impacts of Well Deterioration. Prevention Practice for Sustainable Wells. Maintenance Monitoring Program for Wells. Preventive Treatments and Actions. Rehabilitation and Reconstruction. Rehabilitation Methods: Technical Descriptions. Learning and Going Forward.