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Water wells and groundwater contamination

I mentioned in my “Practicality of Geology” post that one needs an understanding of geology in order to properly construct a water well that minimizes contaminants and avoids environmental disasters. Here is an example of how water well design is … Continue reading

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Urban Heat Island and the Arizona Monsoon

Over the past week or two, Arizonans began their annual Monsoon speculation. For the next few months, Arizonans will devote considerable casual conversation to the weather – when it will rain, why it won’t rain, where it will rain, and … Continue reading

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Private well testing?

I have been asked occasionally about the procedure for private well testing in Arizona. This question comes up when someone learns that I work in the water resource industry. Public water suppliers test regularly, and mail the water users a … Continue reading

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