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Water Well Testing at a Pizza Hut
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Testing the capacity of the shallow groundwater aquifer. There used to be a gas station on this corner where the Pizza Hut is now. The gas station's underground storage tanks had leaked and contaminated the soil and groundwater underground. In order to remove gasoline from the soil, 12 pvc pipes were installed vertically to variou depths (10 to 30 feet below the surface). The gasoline laden soil vapor is extracted by a pump and the gasoline filtered out by activated charcoal. In order to expose more soil to the applied vaccum, water is pumped out of the deeper wells to lower the water table. But first you have to find out how much water is needed to be pumped out to achieve the desired drawdown of the groundwater table which normally only 10 feet below the surface.

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Copyright: Pete Babij
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Uploaded: 25/01/2013
Updated: 10/10/2014
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Tags: environmental; groundwater; soil; gasoline; contamination; remediation; monitoring
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