Water Wells and Boreholes
Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Author(s): Bruce Misstear, David Banks, Lewis Clark
Published Online: 13 OCT 2006
Print ISBN: 9780470849897
Online ISBN: 9780470031346
About this Book
Water Wells and Boreholes provides the necessary scientific background together with practical advice using global case studies, in an accessible easy to use style suitable for both postgraduates/researchers and practitioners.
The book begins with an introduction to the type and uses of water wells from water supply and irrigation through to groundwater remediation. It then covers well siting detailing how to source data from geophysical surveys, remote sensing etc. Well design is then summarised to ensure the well is stable and cost-effective. The book ends with three chapters covering well construction, well testing and well performance, maintenance and rehabilitation.