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Sustainable wells : maintenance, problem prevention, and rehabilitation

Author: Stuart A Smith; Allen E Comesky
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2010.
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No one has recorded when well digging started, but surely humans imitated elephants in digging holes in the sand to access cooler water that didn't make the children sick. This book focuses on how to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Stuart A.
Sustainable wells.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009019275
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart A Smith; Allen E Comesky
ISBN: 9780849375774 0849375770 9780849375767 0849375762
OCLC Number: 477233209
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 296 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: A Brief Colorful History of Well Maintenance and Rehabilitation and Their MilestonesSome History The Role of the "Environmental" Sector in Shaping Well Rehabilitation and MaintenanceThe Impact of Biology on Hydrogeology and Ground Water TechnologyEconomics, Human Skills, Personalities, Demographics and Other IssuesA Word About TerminologyCauses and Effects of Well DeteriorationSummary: Causes of Poor PerformanceTrue Grit - Sand and Silt Yield and Drawdown ProblemsChemical IncrustationCorrosionPlastic DeteriorationBiofouling - A Hitchhiker's Guide to How Life Takes Over Impacts on Treatment PlantsEngineering and Construction Aggravation of Clogging and CorrosionWell Structural Deformation and Failure: Natural and Human-CausedDisaster-Related FloodingManagement and Operational Overview Economic Impacts of Well DeteriorationIdentifying Costs of Well DeteriorationAsset Management and Life Cycle Cost Assigning Economic ValueA Costly Example Prevention Practice for Sustainable WellsPrevention - Its Place in the Well Life CycleInterlude: Teeth and Motor VehiclesPrevention: Design and Construction ConsiderationsWell DevelopmentPreventing Contamination During Drilling, Well Construction, and DevelopmentPreventive Pump Choices and ActionsDesign Aspects: The "Cliff Notes" VersionA Note About Well HousesWell Array Design RecommendationsA Developing World NoteMaintenance Monitoring Program for WellsMaintenance Monitoring: Rationale for Instituting a Monitoring ProgramMaintenance Procedures OverviewImplementing a Maintenance Program - It's Institutional, Not PersonalMaintenance is Personal (and Personnel), Too Maintenance Basics A Maintenance Monitoring Protocol for WellsRecommended Testing and Information Monitoring MethodsSummary of Recommendations for Maintenance Monitoring in Routine PracticeSchedule of Maintenance Monitoring Actions for WellsInstitutional and Funding Issues in Maintenance Planning, Analysis and ExecutionPreventive Treatments and ActionsSand/Sediment PumpingWhat Do We Do if We Have Corrosion?Biofouling (General)Inorganic Incrustations (General)Preventive Chemical TreatmentsMechanical Agitation and AugmentationChemical EmplacementChemical Removal and RecoveryIn-Situ Maintenance TreatmentsFurther Procedural ConsiderationsHealth and Safety ConcernsCosts and Time of Routine Preventive Measures Rehabilitation and ReconstructionDecisions on Rehabilitation Methods: After Things Go WrongManagement and Safety in Well RehabilitationConsultants and Contractors: Avoiding Trouble in Working TogetherWell Rehabilitation: Decision-Making on MethodsSpecifications for RehabilitationThe Role of Consultant Specifier-ObserverRehabilitation Methods: Technical Descriptions Physical AgitationThe Pharmacopoeia: Chemical Use in RehabilitationBlended Method TreatmentsApplication of Rehabilitation Methods Summary Post-Treatment After Well RehabilitationSome Follow-Up "Truisms"Learning and Going ForwardLearning from the PastWhere Do We Go from Here?
Responsibility: Stuart A. Smith, Allen E. Comesky.


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