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Response of a finite-diameter well to an instantaneous charge of water


  • Hilton H. Cooper Jr.,

  • John D. Bredehoeft,

  • Istavros S. Papadopulos


A solution is presented for the change in water level in a well of finite diameter after a known volume of water is suddenly injected or withdrawn. A set of type curves computed from this solution permits a determination of the transmissibility of the aquifer.

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