The End in Mind

The End In Mind Originally written for the NGWA toolkit So, there we are, myself and the driller Shifty.  Shifty is telling me he just can’t figure out why this well isn’t performing the way it did when it was built.  I asked Shifty what was wrong with the well?  His reply was that it

pH and pH Meters

Well Rehabilitation, pH, and pH Meters. Chris Johnson, PG, CHg Originally written for the NGWA toolkit The absence of codified procedures and standards for well rehabilitation, requires those who conduct such projects to engage is sound science and technology.  One of the more important components of our work, is the thoughtful use and application of

General Well Design, Part 3

General Well Design Considerations – Part 3 By Chris Johnson Originally Written for the NGWA toolkit In Part 1 I addressed casing thickness, intake structure placement and gravel pack thickness, with respect to some basic design considerations.  In Part 2 I discussed casing diameter, intake structure length, and gravel pack placement design considerations.  In Part

General Well Design , Part 2

General Well Design Considerations – Part 2 By Chris Johnson Originally Written for the NGWA Toolkit In Part 1 I addressed casing thickness, intake structure placement and gravel pack thickness, with respect to some basic design considerations.  In Part 2 I will discuss casing diameter, intake structure length, and gravel pack placement design considerations. Casing

General Well Design, Part 1

General Well Design Considerations – Part 1 By Chris Johnson Article Originally Written for the NGWA Toolkit At our last team meeting, I was talking about some general well design considerations, and thought I would share them here.  These are a few of those considerations, and I will present more in later articles. Casing thickness