Chapter 5. Well and Borehole Construction

  1. Bruce Misstear1,
  2. David Banks2 and
  3. Lewis Clark PhD Visiting Professor consultancy3

Published Online: 13 OCT 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470031344.ch5

Water Wells and Boreholes

Water Wells and Boreholes

How to Cite

Misstear, B., Banks, D. and Clark, L. (2006) Well and Borehole Construction, in Water Wells and Boreholes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470031344.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 2

    Holymoor Consultancy, Chesterfield, UK

  3. 3

    (Deceased) - formerly of Clark Consult Ltd, Henley on Thames, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 OCT 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470849897

Online ISBN: 9780470031346

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Keywords:

  • well and borehole construction;
  • percussion or rotary techniques;
  • rotary drilling techniques;
  • auger drilling;
  • well-jetting;
  • driving well-points;
  • manual construction;
  • wellhead completion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Percussion drilling

  • Rotary drilling

  • Auger drilling

  • Jetting

  • Driving of well-points

  • Manual construction

  • Well development

  • Wellhead completion