well maintenance Articles

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Maintenance of Wells Includes Redevelopment

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Nov. 1, 1985)

The length of a well´s life is determined by how often and how effectively it is redeveloped and maintained. This article discusses the process of well development and how the efficiency of a well is improved. Topics covered include: determining water level, charting performance, well development, and monitoring the progress of redevelopment ...

Operation and Maintenance of Wells

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Mar. 1, 1974)

Incrustation and corrosion are common problems encountered in wells. A chemical analysis of the water should indicate the type of incrustation that might occur and the rate at which it may be expected to be deposited in the vicinity of the well. Impediments in the well can occur several ways including incrustation from precipitation of carbonates ...

Well Field Maintenance Avoids Crises

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Apr. 1, 1976)

Regular maintenance is essential to the operation of wells. Each well field management program should be tailored to its particular system and contain the following basic steps: establish a physical framework for the collection; organization and evaluation of important information; initiate a data collection and surveillance program; develop an ...

Inflatable Packers for the Water Well Developments and Maintenance

by Replacement Inflatable Packers & Elements Pty Ltd  (Aug. 3, 2010)

Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements manufacture inflatable packers for the water well, borehole development and maintenance, including high pressure inflatable packers for hydro fracturing and block caving ...

Indestructible Pumps for Clean Water

by Sulzer Ltd  (Jul. 8, 2015)

Sulzer pumps are used in the production of drinking water in many cities around the world. The special qualities that these pumps possess can be seen at the Zurich Municipal Water Utility. There, the operators have to cope with rising land and energy prices and a challenging topography. A small water flea plays a major role in Zurich. It swims ...

Wastewater Treatment in Turbo Mode

by Sulzer Ltd  (Jul. 8, 2015)

Sulzer turbocompressors type ABS HST are successful in wastewater treatment. Today, 2000 units are installed around the world—for example, in municipal plants like in the city of Sögel, Germany. Here, the turbocompressors not only reduced the operating costs but also helped the plant to cope with load fluctuations. The secret behind ...

Inflatable packers for the water well developments and maintenance by replacement inflatable packers and elements

by Replacement Inflatable Packers & Elements Pty Ltd  (Jan. 9, 2009)

Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements manufacture inflatable packers for the water well development and maintenance, including high pressure inflatable packers for hydro fracturing and block caving procedures. Of course, Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements manufacture inflatable packers and associated equipment for diverse ...

Required maintenance

by TimeKeeper America  (Mar. 8, 2009)

Many consider the ’60s through today as an era of analytical and technological revolution. In the ’50s, labs were running manual chemistries, using handwritten QC charts and keeping data in log books and file cabinets. Lab technicians were creating calibration curves by hand. No auto-sampling, no computer control, no electronic interpolation of ...

Rural Boreholes and Wells in Africa

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Aug. 1, 2003)

Africa´s unmet needs in water supply are enormous and widespread, especially in rural settings. This article looks at a basic type of water supply: low-yielding point sources tapping groundwater through boreholes and hand-dug wells. Data were obtained from three projects in a high-rainfall nation in West Africa and one project in a country in the ...

A review of the three most popular maintenance systems: how well is the energy sector represented?

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 23, 2012)

A recent review of maintenance literature found that total productive maintenance (TPM), reliability–centred maintenance (RCM), and condition–based maintenance (CBM) were the most popular maintenance management models discussed in academic journals. In this paper, a comprehensive review of these three models is undertaken to identify empirical ...

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