Water Well Rehabilitation and Reconstruction

byGeorg Houben, Christoph Treskatis

Hardcover | January 29, 2007

Water Well Rehabilitation and Reconstruction by Georg Houben
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Capitalize on the First All-in-One Guide to Monitoring, Identifying, and Solving Problems of Ageing Water Wells

Water Well Rehabilitation and Reconstruction offers water resource professionals the first comprehensive guide to the mechanical, chemical, and microbiological ageing processes of water wells.

Filled with examples from Germany, the Netherlands, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, this landmark reference provides the scientific background needed to understand well aging_and perform effective rehabilitation, reconstruction, and monitoring. You will find guidance on state-of-the-art testing and maintenance methods, as well as information on legal and environmental issues, such as the transport, application, and disposal of chemicals. Using SI and U.S. customary units throughout, with a handy conversion table included, Water Well Rehabilitation and Reconstruction enables you to:

  • Identify and quantify problems affecting well performance
  • Select rehabilitation methods appropriate for specific problems
  • Harness methods for replacement or closure of a well if rehabilitation fails

    Inside This Landmark Water Well Resource

    • Introduction • Elements of Well Hydraulics and Well Operation • Chemical Ageing Process • Mechanical Causes of Well Ageing • Identification of Ageing Processes and Performance Assessment of Wells and Well Rehabilitations • Economics of Well Rehabilitation and Reconstruction • Mechanical Rehabilitation Techniques • Chemical Rehabilitation Techniques • Repair, Reconstruction, and Decommissioning of Wells • Practical Well Rehabilitation • Prevention • The Ten Dos and Don'ts of Water Well Rehabilitation • Appendices
Georg Houben, geologist, MSc & PhD from Aachen Technical University, senior hydrogeologist at the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Hanover (Germany), previously five years in consulting and research, part-time lecturer at the University of Hanover (civil engineering) and a drillers craft school (basic course...
Title:Water Well Rehabilitation and ReconstructionFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.1 X 6.3 X 1.17 inShipping dimensions:9.1 X 6.3 X 1.17 inPublished:January 29, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071486518

ISBN - 13:9780071486514

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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