borehole water iron Articles

  • BOCQUENCE, France: Ecoskid–Elimination of turbidity, iron and microbiological retention

    The resource consists of two boreholes, about 45 m deep, capturing a karstic aquifer (Cenomasian chalk).Because of the spot opening of swallets and the presence of iron, water from the boreholes is temporarily unfit for ...

  • Overcoming Iron Bacteria Problems in South Africa

    One of two articles published in the December issue of Borehole Water Journal, the magazine of the South African Borehole Water Association. Craig Jones from Midlands Pumps in South Africa is the BoreSaver partner of Geoquip Water Solutions Ltd. Craig reviews the problems of iron bacteria and iron oxide contamination in South Africa and advocates an ongoing maintenance programme that ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • A Case Study: Overcoming Iron Bacteria Problems in South Africa

    One of two articles published in the December issue of Borehole Water Journal, the magazine of the South African Borehole Water Association. Craig Jones from Midlands Pumps in South Africa is the BoreSaver partner of Geoquip Water Solutions Ltd. Craig outlines case studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of BoreSaver in treating iron oxide, manganese oxide, iron related bacterial and ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • A New Perspective: a new way to overcome iron bacteria problems has come to America

    Published in the April edition of the Waterwell Journal, this article looks at the problems caused by iron bacteria and iron oxide in wells and boreholes and how Boresaver, a specialist range of cleaning treatments, can solve those problems. Mineral scale and bacterial slime contamination are becoming an increasing problem in groundwater bores in America. Iron bacteria and iron oxide deposits are ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Geodrilling Dec 14: Maintaining Reliable Water Supplies

    This article describes Wessex’s problems with iron contamination and the borehole remediation work it has been doing with BoreSaver and Geoquip Water Solutions over the last four years. Water and sewage-treatment company Wessex water, serving an area of the south-west of England, talks us through its groundwater management programme and rehabilitation efforts. Around half of ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Low-Flow (Minimal Drawdown) Ground-Water Sampling Procedures

    Untitled Document Background The Regional Superfund Ground Water Forum is a group of ground-water ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • The Italian Job

    Open loop systems abstract groundwater from one or more boreholes. Heat is either extracted or added by the primary refrigerant loop, and the water is returned to a separate well or body of water. The supply and return lines need to be placed far enough apart to ensure thermal recharge of the source. The key issues for open loop systems relate to borehole yields, licensing and, most importantly, ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • In-depth analysis of changes restores system optimization - Case Study

    Introduction A reverse osmosis plant (BWRO) had been operating effectively applying Avista antiscalant and cleaners for about a year. Increased product water demand led to changes in the feed water quality and an increase in plant recovery resulting in an increase in stress on the pre-treatment system and more rapid membrane fouling. The existing membrane cleaning regime was reviewed to try ...


    By Avista Technologies, Inc.

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