AWWA-20649 Siting, Drilling and Construction of Water Supply Wells
top engineering reference for municipal water suppliers on locating,
drilling, constructing, operating, and maintaining drinking water wells.
Designed for municipal water supply engineers, hydrogeologists, water utility managers, and water resource professionals, this book is AWWA's top desk reference for any question regarding water wells, including siting, water quality, drilling methods, field testing, design, construction, development, and operation. You get professional and expert guidance in all aspects of water-well siting and drilling. A wealth of engineering data for design and construction, plus dozens of photographs and drawings, are included. Siting, Drilling and Construction of Water Supply Wells describes and illustrates all common drilling methods, geophysical logging, and field testing. Well development, which may be the most important part of the well-drilling process for assuring well productivity and long life, is covered in detail. The book is designed to be a practical reference. Well operation and maintenance, including pump and motor maintenance, record keeping, water quality monitoring, and common operational problems, are explained thoroughly.