Designing and Optimizing Groundwater Monitoring Systems in Sedimentary Sequences

Additional Info

  • Practice Areas: Groundwater Assessment and Remediation
  • Event or Publication: Midwest Geosciences Group Professional Webinar Series
  • Title: Designing and Optimizing Groundwater Monitoring Systems in Sedimentary Sequences
  • All Authors: Dan Kellehar, Dave Hart, Jim Bannantine
  • Geosyntec Authors: James Bannantine
  • Date: 2014
  • Type: Presentation

Placement and ground water monitoring system design in sedimenary stratigraphic sequences.

Eliminating redundant monitoring wells. Optimizing well screen lengths and vertical well placement. Considering diffusion and dispersion for lateral well placement. Assessing vertical and lateral hydraulic gradients. Targeting laterally-continuous monitoring units and avoiding isolated sand lenses in fine-grained sequences. Recognizing the water table in low permeable formations Considerations for glacial, fluvial and gulf-coast sediments

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