Question of the Month -- Well Site Selection - A Deep Subject

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This month´s question concerns selecting the best site for drilling a new well. The answer states that the two most important considerations in site selection are well yield and water quality. The first step is to study available data at the state and federal geological and water resources agencies. The article lists what to look for as far as water quality issues, aquifer contamination, treatment costs vs. storage costs, seismic and resistivity tests, computer modeling, and sources of contamination.


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