Wellfield Services

Design and testing services to develop, maintain, and optimize wellfields

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To ensure that their water supplies are reliable and affordable, water providers require productive, efficient wellfields. Our professionals have experience working with a range of drilling and testing techniques in both basin-fill and hard-rock environments. Since maximizing the efficiency of an existing wellfield is often the most effective way to boost output and reduce O&M costs, we focus on optimizing production rates, avoiding degraded water quality zones, and improving system efficiency to reduce O&M costs, extend the lifetime of existing infrastructure, and improve output.

Capabilities

  • Developing design and construction specifications for wells
  • Evaluating the condition of existing wellfields and the potential for enhancing production
  • Conducting aquifers tests to determine hydraulic properties and characterize water quality
  • Testing well performance to determine rehabilitation or replacement requirements
  • Conducting fluid movement logging and depth sampling to evaluate the potential for mitigating water quality issues through well design and/or modification
  • Evaluating drawdown and interference effects to optimize well spacing and pumping schemes
  • Designing production wells and wellfields using approaches that maximize yield but minimize drawdown interference