Basic Geological Mapping

by John W. Barnes with Richard J. Lisle
John Wiley & Sons

This reader is in its fourth edition and provides all of the necessary practical information and techniques in mapping geology. It covers a wide spectrum of different conditions, needs, and types of countries. The book is pocket sized so it is easy to cary in the field and use as a reference. It is ideal for second- and third-year undergraduates and postgraduates of geology, hydrogeology, and geological engineering.

2004 / 184 pages
Catalog #T1001

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Bucyrus Drills

By David M. Lang, PE
Iconografix

This book recounts the history of drilling, early manufacturers of drilling equipment, the emergence of drilling methods, rigs, drill bits, and the role of Bucyrus International Inc. (formerly Bucyrus-Erie Co.) in furthering the science and art of drilling.
While tracing Bucyrus' history of more than 75 years, also covered are the growing need that was created for water well drilling and blast hole drilling. The text includes Bucyrus drill production terminology, drill features, and several images from the company's archives.

2010/126 pages
Catalog #T1079

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Careers in Ground Water Industry

The groundwater industry offers numerous and diverse opportunities for those entering the work force or considering a career change. This brochure details some of those opportunities.
Prospects/students will know what career choices are available to them as this color brochure explains the availability, education, and experience they can anticipate with a career in the groundwater industry.

10 brochures per pack
Catalog #X963

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Chemical Cleaning Disinfection

by John H. Schnieders
Johnson Screens

Sure to become a "must-have" classic for groundwater professionals and public health officials. Written by NGWA's 2001-2002 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer, this book details how microorganisms and minerals can inhabit and accumulate in water wells, along with the most effective cleaning methods to use. Sections include the biology and mineralogy of wells, geological considerations, laboratory testing, the chemistry of well cleaning, and disinfection chemistry. Current disinfection methods and case studies are also explored.

2003/ 227 pages
Catalog #T991

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Drilling Cost Calculator

This calculator will show you the true cost of doing business, and help you set the profit level your business needs to succeed.

Designed to be as detailed as you want, the calculator enables you to plug in costs to all of the categories that contribute to your overall cost of water well drilling. You can also plug in different scenarios to see what is needed to achieve the profits you want for your company.

It is designed as an easy-to-use Excel® workbook and comes complete with a user's guide written by contractors for contractors.

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Catalog # X959

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Drilling:Manual of Methods App

by Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee Ltd.
Lewis Publishers

This industry-tested manual was developed by one of the leading authorities on drilling technology. This manual is heavily illustrated and explains drilling methods, related geology, logging, machinery, management, safety issues, and much more. Offers environmentally nondestructive techniques. Topics covered include the purpose of drilling, making use of geology, types of drilling, drilling fundamentals, plant mechanics, drill strings and casing, and much more.

1997/615 pages
Catalog #T610

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Engineering Your Business: A series of articles serving as a guide to the ground water business

by Ed Butts, PE, DEE, FASCE, CPI

This book is a compilation of works from long-time Water Well Journal columnist Ed Butts. The hardback book features 37 complete columns and the figures and tables that originally ran with the articles. The columns cover the groundwater industry and are divided into six areas: contractor classroom, getting started, troubleshooting pumps, rehabilitation, business basics, and tricks of the trade. Among the troubleshooting articles are those on vertical turbine pumps, submersibles, centrifugal pumps, electrical systems, and peripheral systems. Also included are multiple articles on pump curves, water chemistry, electrical theory, and more.

2006 / 150 pages
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Field Guide to Soil and Stratigraphic Analysis

by Midwest GeoSciences Group

This field guide is a double-sided, plastic-coated guide for making accurate and complete sediment descriptions for environmental and engineering boring logs. Common terms from geologic, engineering, and soil science disciplines are used on the field guide to help prepare boring logs that are clear and concise.

2009/Double-sided guide with instruction sheets
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Geotechnical Gauge

This handy field tool is a flexible, water-resistant 5" x 7" plastic card on a cord that assists the driller, geologist, or engineer in making accurate and consistent observations. Features include actual sand grains fused to the plastic (from coarse sands to clays), soil and sand compacting classifications, USGS chart, six Munsell soil color hues, percentage chart, roundness chart, and a centimeter and inches scale.

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Geothermal Cost Calculator

This calculator will show you the true cost of doing business, and help you set the profit level your business needs to succeed.

Designed to be as detailed as you want, the calculator enables you to plug in costs to all of the categories that contribute to your overall cost of geothermal loop installations. You can also plug in different scenarios to see what is needed to achieve the profits you want for your company.

It is designed as an easy-to-use Excel® workbook and comes complete with a user's guide written by contractors for contractors.

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Ground Water and Wells-Spanish

Esta es la versión en español del famoso manual de información sobre la perforación de pozos y la naturaleza de las aguas subterráneas. Este valioso libro fue traducido y publicado por la empresa Johnson Screens, y después de numerosas peticiones de perforadores, científicos, proveedores y fabricantes para obtener información en español, hemos añadido esta selección a nuestro inventario.

by Fletcher G. Driscoll
Johnson Screens

This is the Spanish version of the handbook of information on drilling wells and the nature of groundwater. It was translated and published by Johnson Screens, and, after requests by drillers, scientists, suppliers, and manufacturers for information in Spanish, we have added it to our inventory. It covers:
• How to drill water wells
• Conducting pumping tests
• Sizing and installing screens
• Understanding groundwater

1991 / 513 pages
Catalog #T017S

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Ground Water CD-ROM

This CD-ROM is a compilation of more than 200 full publications covering all major areas in groundwater-related sciences and engineering. Most of the publications are published by various U.S. government agencies and joint technical groups and groundwater programs. They are organized into four main groups accessible via user-friendly search menus -- Hydrogeology, Groundwater Characterization, Groundwater Remediation, and Groundwater Modeling and include various computer programs for aquifer test analysis and groundwater modeling.

Catalog #T008

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Ground Water Handbook

by Keith Anderson
NGWA

This book features 12 chapters on information covering common topics such as drilling, pipe and casing, hydraulics of water data, well design, irrigation, water quality, hydrogeology, and groundwater flow.

1992 / 401 pages.
Catalog #T827

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Groundwater & Wells

Edited by Robert Sterrett, Ph.D., PG
Johnson Division

This is the third edition to what is our top-selling reference book year after year! This tremendous resource should be on your desk if you are serious about the groundwater industry.
It features 20 years of advancements in technology and knowledge gained in the field. Included are new borehole geophysical techniques, information on underbalanced and horizontal drilling, new approaches to well development, as well as details on ASR, groundwater monitoring and remediation, prepack screens for water interactive well design and well maintenance programs for water well contractors and design engineers.
This reference manual is the comprehensive guide for the design, installation, and maintenance of water wells.

2008 / 812 pages
Catalog #T017

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Groundwater & Wells: Reduce Risks to Your Water Supply

This brochure was designed by NGWA for your use with the public -- customers, potential customers, and others.
Simply written and in full color, it describes four things well owners should keep in mind to reduce risks to their water well system.
Discussed are proper well location and construction, regular well system maintenance, water testing and treatment, and groundwater protection.
The brochures provide lists of things to look for during maintenance checks, water testing, and more.

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Guidelines for Construction of Loop Wells for Vertical Closed Loop Ground Source Heat Pump Systems


Edited by Jonathan T. Jenkins
NGWA Press
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This third edition was put together by an NGWA volunteer work group to provide updated information on the original Guidelines that was published by NGWA in 1997 and then updated again in 2009.

The guidelines are written for loop well contractors, loop well design consultants, government officials, educators, students, and consumers.

It is a stand-alone document that does not supersede regulations or standards, and provides details on issues related to the construction of vertical closed loop ground source heat pump systems and offers insights to practical resolutions of the issues.

2010/34 pages
Catalog #T1074

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How to Keep Your Water Well System Safe

This brochure was designed by NGWA for your use with the public -- customers, potential customers, and others.
Simply written and in full color, it describes four basic steps well owners can take to properly maintain their water well system.
Step one describes how to determine if a well system is clean. Step two covers cleaning a well system. Step three goes over testing the water, while step four concludes by discussing water well system treatment.
The brochures are a great tool for your use. They emphasize the importance of working with a qualified contractor in servicing a well -- from inspection to maintenance and treatment.

50 brochures per pack
Catalog #X960

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Illustrated Glossary of Drillers Terms

NGWA Press

Drillers and pump installers have a language almost all their own. Now, thanks to the contributions of Baroid Industrial Drilling Products, Clear Creek Associates, and the Arizona Water Well Association, NGWA Press offers this comprehensive 69-page paper "tool" for training the new contractor hire, that engineer or geologist that doesn't talk like a contractor, or for the contractor that is ready for his or her licensing or certification exam.

2003 / 34 pages
Catalog #T006

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Managing a Flowing Water Well

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The BSP for managing a flowing well contains information on the following:
—Why some wells flow and resulting implications
—Unexpected artesian flowing well conditions
—Identifying artesian flowing well conditions
—Construction in areas of artesian flow
—Construction in a confined aquifer
—Construction in an unconfined aquifer
—Flow control with drilling mud
—Flow control with packers
—Casing selection
—Construction—annular grouting
—Flow control after construction
—Abandonment.

2010 / 8 pages
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Manual of Hydraulic Fracturing

by Stuart Smith
NGWA Press

This book presents current rock fracturing and hydraulic fracturing theory including how hydraulic fracturing affects rock, and how fractures can develop and can be manipulated. Recommendations for use of hydrofracturing and judging candidate wells are presented, as well as useful geologic and borehole tools for evaluating wells before or after a job.

1989 / 66 pages
Catalog #T431

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Manual of Water Well Construction Practices

edited by Stuart Smith
NGWA

Four years in the making, this book is a revision of a document originally written under contract for the U.S. EPA. Comprehensive in its scope of current well construction methods, it is designed to serve not only contractors, but also as a guideline for state well inspectors.

1998 / 246 pages
Catalog #T871

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Mechanics of Fluid-Sturated

edited by Yves Gueguen and Maurice Bouteca
Elsevier Academic Press

The focus of this text is on the fundamental mechanics of elastic, elastic-plastic, and creep deformation of fluid-saturated rocks as well as their deformation, localization, faulting and cracking, and fluid transport through them. The book is broken into seven sections and also features a notation index and subject index. It should be of a major interest to a wide spectrum of earth scientists and engineers.

2004 / 450 pages
Catalog #T1003

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NGWA BSPs -- All Titles

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

This is the complete collection of 17 of the 18 currently available BSPs approved by NGWA through September 2014. The exception is Aquifer Storage and Recovery, which will be added to this collection in December 2014.

2014 / 166 pages
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NGWA BSPs -- Contaminants

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

This is a collection of 12 BSPs on dealing with contaminants. It includes best suggested practices on reducing problematic concentrations of:
—Arsenic
—Boron
—Fluoride
—Hydrogen sulfide
—Iron and manganese
—Methane
—Microorganisms
—Nitrates
—Perchlorate
—Radon
—Strontium
—Uranium.

2014 / 125 pages
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NGWA BSPs -- Disinfection

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

This is a collection of four BSPs relating to disinfection. It includes best suggested practices for:
—Residential water well disinfection following a flood event
—Reducing problematic concentrations of microorganisms
—Residential well cleaning
—Water well systems inspection.

2014 / 47 pages
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NGWA BSPs -- Gases

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

This is a collection of three BSPs relating to dealing with problematic concentrations of gases in water well systems. It includes best suggested practices for:
—Hydrogen sulfide
—Methane
—Radon.

2014 / 32 pages
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NGWA BSPs -- Metals

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

This is a collection of four BSPs relating to dealing with problematic concentrations of metals in water well systems. It includes best suggested practices for:
—Arsenic
—Iron and manganese
—Strontium
—Uranium.

2014 / 37 pages
Catalog #BSP24

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NGWA BSPs -- Ongoing Maintenance

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

This is a collection of two BSPs relating to performing ongoing maintenance on water well systems. It includes best suggested practices for:
—Water well systems inspection
—Residential well cleaning.

2014 / 77 pages
Catalog #BSP25

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NGWA BSPs -- Well Construction

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

This is a collection of three BSPs on well construction. It includes:
—Best suggested practices for water well systems for fire     protection services for stand-alone housing units of four     or fewer
—Managing a flowing water well
—Well system inspection.

2014 / 19 pages
Catalog #BSP20

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Reducing Concentrations of Arsenic in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The arsenic BSP covers:
—Background on health effects from excessive levels of     arsenic
—Guidance on geologic and land use conditions' effects on     arsenic presence
—Well location and construction methodologies for     minimizing the risk of arsenic present
—Water quality and treatment issues related to arsenic.

2009 / 13 pages
Catalog #BSP04

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Reducing Concentrations of Boron in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The boron BSP includes:
—Background on health effects from excessive levels of     boron
—Guidance on geologic conditions and land use settings'     effects on boron concentrations
—Well location and construction methodologies related to     minimizing boron's presence
—Groundwater analyses and treatment methods for boron.

2013 / 8 pages
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Reducing Concentrations of Fluoride in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The fluoride BSP contains:
—Background on health effects related to excessive levels     of fluoride
—Guidance on geologic conditions and land use settings'     effects on fluoride concentrations
—Well location and construction methodologies related to     reducing fluoride concentrations
—Water sampling and treatment methods for fluoride.

2013 / 8 pages
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Reducing Concentrations of Hydrogen Sulfide in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The hydrogen sulfide BSP covers:
—Background on health and safety issues related to     excessive levels of hydrogen sulfide
—Guidance on geologic conditions and land use settings'     effects on hydrogen sulfide concentrations
—Well location and construction methodologies to     minimize buildup of hydrogen sulfide
—Water sampling and treatment methods for hydrogen     sulfide.

2013 / 12 pages
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Reducing Concentrations of Iron and Manganese in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The iron and manganese BSP provides:
—Background on health effects related to excessive iron     and manganese in drinking water
—Guidance on geologic conditions and land use settings'     effects on iron and manganese concentrations
—Well location and construction methodologies related to     reducing iron and manganese intrusion
—Water sampling methods and treatment options.

2013 / 8 pages
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Reducing Concentrations of Methane in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The methane BSP includes:
—Background on health and safety effects related to     methane
—Guidance on how geologic conditions and land use     settings can effect methane's concentration
—Well location and construction methodologies related to     minimizing the chance of encountering methane
—Water well operations and potential interactions with     methane
—Groundwater analyses for methane
—Groundwater treatment options for reducing methane.

2013 / 12 pages
Catalog #BSP16

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Reducing Concentrations of Microorganisms in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals from around the country.

The microorganisms BSP offers:
—Background on health effects from excessive levels of     microorganisms in groundwater
—Guidance on geologic and land use settings' impact on     concentrations of microorganisms
—Well location and construction methodologies to reduce     the occurance of undesired microorganisms in a well     system
—Well disinfection practices
—Water treatment methods to reduce levels of     microorganisms in groundwater.

2013 / 20 pages
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Reducing Concentrations of Nitrates in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The nitrates BSP covers:
—Health effects from exposure to excessive levels of     nitrates
—Guidance on how geologic and land use settings impact     nitrate concentrations
—Well location and construction methodologies to reduce     nitrates' presence in water wells
—Water quality testing and treatment options for nitrate     reduction.

2013 / 10 pages
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Reducing Concentrations of Perchlorate in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The perchlorate BSP provides:
—Background on health effects related to excessive     perchlorate in drinking water
—Guidance on geologic conditions and land use settings'     effects on perchlorate concentrations
—Well location and construction methodologies related to     reducing perchlorate intrusion
—Well operations related to perchlorate
—Water sampling methods and treatment options.

2013 / 10 pages
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Reducing Concentrations of Radon in Residential Water Well Systems

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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals from around the country.

This BSP provides:
—Background in health and safety effects from exposure to     excessive radon levels
—Geologic and land use settings' effects on radon     concentrations
—Well construction and siting methodologies to reduce the     risk of radon intrusion
—Sampling and treatment methods for residential water     wells impacted by radon's presence.

2013 / 8 pages
Catalog #BSP01

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Reducing Concentrations of Strontium in Residential Water Well Systems

NGWA Press
digital document

NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The strontium document offers:
—Background on health effects related to excessive levels     of strontium
—Geologic conditions and land use settings' influence on     strontium concentrations
—Well location and construction methodologies related to     reducing strontium occurrence
—Water sampling methods and water treatment options.

2013 / 8 pages
Catalog #BSP10

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Reducing Concentrations of Uranium in Residential Water Well Systems

NGWA Press
digital document

NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The uranium BSP offers:
—Background on health effects related to excessive levels     of uranium
—Guidance on geologic conditions and land use settings'     effects on uranium concentrations in groundwater
—Well location and construction methodologies to reduce     the concentration of uranium encountered
—Water sampling and treatment methods for uranium.

2014 / 8 pages
Catalog #BSP09

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Residential Water Well Disinfection Following a Flood Event

NGWA Press
digital document

NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The BSP for residential water well disinfection following a flood event contains the following for water well system professionals:
—General recommendations for emergency well     disinfection of a drilled water well
—Specific steps for disinfection, dependent on well     configuration
—Proper disinfection follow-up procedures.

2013 / 10 pages
Catalog #BSP15

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Residential Well Cleaning

NGWA Press
digital document

NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The well cleaning BSP includes information on:
—Indicators to look for in determining if a well needs     cleaning
—How well owners can contribute to the well's longevity
—Information for water well system professionals regarding     natural geologic formations at the well site
—Economics of well cleaning
—Mechanical processes for well cleaning
—Chemical processes for well cleaning
—Steps in residential well cleaning
—A short introduction on well disinfection and its distinction     from well cleaning.

2008 / 11 pages
Catalog #BSP05

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Safety Meetings for the Groundwater Industry


NGWA Press

Detailed discussions on safety are now easy to have with Safety Meetings for the Groundwater Industry.
A set of 52 sheets printed on two-part carbonless paper, it is designed to enable companies to have weekly safety meetings on a different industry-specific subject each week of the year. Each sheet contains talking points, and areas to write down related topics and employee recommendations, and employee and manager signatures.
Among the subjects are hearing conservation, proper blocking of drill and pump service equipment, properly storing fiber rope, and safety from falling objects.

2009
Catalog # T1072

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Sustainable Wells

By Stuart A. Smith and Allen E. Comeskey
CRC Press

This book examines the challenges that come with maintaining well performance. It is a summary of performance maintenance, problem prevention, and rehabilitation with the goal of sustaining optimal performance over the long run.
It focuses on how to prevent and forestall problems as well as managing problems as wells age.
The book also addresses problems and maintenance issues of monitoring, plume control, and other environmental wells.
Illustrated with many photographs and figures, the book is a resource for those wanting to maintain or improve well performance.


2009/296 pages
Catalog #T1073

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The Pump Book

Lulu Press
By Bob Pelikan

Described are how to design, install, and service a groundwater pumping system in this easy-to-read text. The book covers all of the components that go into a pump system, how to size the components, and offers solutions to some of the unusual situations that might be encountered. Pictures, charts, tables, and figures are throughout to aid the text. The book also features a complete trouble-shooting section and numerous charts and tables that a pump installer or homeowner might want to refer to.

2007/184 pages
Catalog # T1057

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Transfer of Technology

by John L'Espoir
NGWA Press

This book is a compilation of L'Espoir's monthly articles series that was published in Water Well Journal from July 2001 through December 2003. The 31 chapters cover topics such as mud pumps/flow, centrifugal pumps, mast designs and hydraulic systems to electric systems, drilling systems, rig repairs, old machinery, and safety. Among some of the coments from readers are "The series is the most informative series ever run in Water Well Journal," and "I am an oil driller, but your information is right on for me."

2003 / 266 pages
Catalog #T997

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Using the Hydrogeologic Classi

by Thomas M. Hanna
NGWA Press

This spiral-bound book offers detailed direction on how to utilize the hydrogeologic classification system for logging water well boreholes. The system, which uses a weather-resistant, two-sided card, provides structure and uniformity to logging wells. The front of the card provides essential gauges for measuring size, color, and aquifer characteristics. The back contains an easy-to-follow flowchart of how to use the classification system. The author created the system and his text is easy to follow and accompanied by pictures. The book will enable groundwater professionals to provide better correlation and interpretation of borehole logs.

2006 / 18 pages and field guide card
Catalog #T1030

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Water Supply - 5th Edition

by Alan C. Twort, Don D. Ratnayaka, and Malcolm J. Brandt
Arnold Publishers

This fifth edition of Water Supply has been expanded to cover current issues such as asset management, water quality modelling, reducing risks from cryptosporodium, and disinfection by-products. The text also examines several standards in-depth including coverage of U.S., European, UK, and WHO standards. It is designed for professional water engineers and postgraduates, but is also beneficial for undergraduate students studying water engineering.

2000 / 676 pages
Catalog #T010

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Water Well Driller's Beginning Training Manual, 3rd Edition

NGWA

This is a complete guidebook on design, construction, and maintenance of water wells and pump installations.

1996 / 84 pages
Catalog #T044

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Water Well Systems for Fire Protection Services for Stand-Alone Housing Units of Four or Fewer

NGWA Press
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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The fire protection BSP includes details on:
—An introduction to fire protection methods
—Design for a residential water well system with     consideration of fire protection contingencies
—Sprinkler systems
—Tank storage
—Variable speed drive motors and pump systems
—Use of a well as a standing column of water storage
—Connections for fire protection
—Well systems after a fire event.

2014 / 6 pages
Catalog #BSP06

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Water Well Systems Inspection

NGWA Press
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NGWA best suggested practices are designed to aid groundwater professionals at industry job sites. They are not standards, but practices that have been demonstrated to show superior results. They are prepared by a consensus of groundwater professionals.

The well inspection BSP contains:
—Introduction to well inspection components
—Minimum requirements for well inspection personnel
—Well use parameters
—Inspection of the well and groundwater system     equipment, including:
    —Visual inspection of wellhead
    —Visual inspection of water well system components
    —Physical inspection of water well system components
—Visual inspection of other equipment
—Documentation.

2011 / 5 pages
Catalog #BSP14

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Well. Whats that drilling abou

American Ground Water Trust
Written by Andrew Stone and Jessica Bryan
Illustrated by Rachel Pender

This children's book is about two young children who are watching the drilling of a water well and the installation of a pump. In a dialog with the water well contractors, the children develop an understanding of the process and equipment used to bring water from the ground to a house.
A glossary at the end of the story adds explanation to some of the drilling-industry specific words.


2007/31 pages
Catalog # T1055

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What You Need To Know: Facts for Well Owners

NGWA Press

This package contains 30 consumer-friendly information sheets that you can distribute to home owners and potential customers. The sheets, which were part of Water Well Journal's popular Clip & Copy series, have a place where you can affix your business card when you make copies so those getting the sheets have your contact information.
Establishing trust between the contractor and well owner is key. These sheets are designed to address well owners' immediate concerns, support a course of action you have recommended, give to local news media as a way of educating the public, distribute at local meetings, and provide content for your Web site.
The package also comes with a CD that contains all of the sheets as well.

2007
Catalog # X961

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