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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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In honor of the Chilean mine rescue, I thought it appropriate to post this photo I took of a well being drilled and installed. In this photo the workers are welding sections of well casing together, to be installed in … 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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