ISBN-10:
0131456679
ISBN-13:
9780131456679
Pub. Date:
02/01/2006
Publisher:
Pearson
Practical Problems in Groundwater Hydrology / Edition 1

Practical Problems in Groundwater Hydrology / Edition 1

by Scott Bair, Terry D Lahm
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Overview

This is the first groundwater hydrology book composed entirely of genuine, applied problems covering a range of groundwater hydrology topics. Includes 21 exercises that help sharpen quantitative skills, require data analysis and concept exploration, and incorporate current image and graphic technologies. Uses a unique case-study approach to common groundwater problems and current situations; applies exercises to well-documented case studies that use intriguing story lines to provide a central issue for each exercise. Features EXCEL based problems, encouraging readers to apply concepts to complete the exercises with immediate graphical and quantitative feedback. A useful reference for groundwater engineers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131456679
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/01/2006
Edition description: SPRL&CDR
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Concepts and Equations Reference Book

Navigating within the problem setup materials and EXCEL worksheets

Working with EXCEL worksheets

CHAPTER 1 — HYDROGEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK

Principles & Concepts

Problem 1 — Constructing a Geologic Cross Section

Wells G & H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts

Problem 2 — Constructing Potentiometric Surfaces

Wells G & H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts

Problem 3 — Constructing a Potentiometric Profile

Wells G & H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts

CHAPTER 2 — REGIONAL GROUNDWATER FLOW

Principles & Concepts

Problem 1 — Determination of Regional Flow Lines

Potomac Aquifer, Eastern Coastal Plain

Problem 2 — Refraction of Groundwater Flow at Geologic Interfaces

Black Mesa Basin, Northeast Arizona

Problem 3 — Regional Flow Patterns in Sedimentary Basins

Hazardous Waste and Radioactive Waste Isolation

Problem 3A — Regional Flow Patterns in Simple Sedimentary Basins

Problem 3B — Regional Flow Patterns in Complex Sedimentary Basins

CHAPTER 3 — RADIAL FLOW TO WELLS

Principles & Concepts

Problem 1 — Theis Equation for Distance versus Drawdown Fire Protection Well, River Bend Station

Nuclear Power Plant, St. Francisville, Louisiana

Problem 2 — Theis Equation for Time versus Drawdown

Dewatering System, River Bend Station Nuclear Power Plant, St. Francisville, Louisiana

CHAPTER 4 — STREAM/AQUIFER INTERACTIONS

Principles & Concepts

Problem 1 — Gaging Streamflow Gain and Loss

Aberjona River, Woburn, Massachusetts

Problem 2 — Flood Frequency and Urbanization

Aberjona River Watershed, Massachusetts

CHAPTER 5 — AQUIFER TESTING TECHNIQUES

Principles & Concepts

Problem 1 — Estimating Hydraulic Conductivity Using Hazen Grain-Size Method

Remediation of TCE and PCE at North Canton, Ohio

Problem 2 — Estimating Hydraulic Conductivity Using Hvorslev Slug-Test Method

Slate Ridge Estates, Fairfield County, Ohio

Problem 3 — Estimating Hydraulic Conductivity Using Bouwer and Rice Slug Test Method

Freedom Street Well Field, North Canton, Ohio

Problem 4 — Aquifer Test Analysis Using the Theis Type-Curve Method

Englewood Well Field, Southwest Sarasota County, Florida

Problem 5 — Cooper-Jacob Straight-Line Method of Aquifer Test Analysis

Englewood Well Field, Southwest Sarasota County, Florida

CHAPTER 6 — CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT & REMEDIATION

Principles & Concepts

Problem 1 — 1-D Contaminant Transport of TCE (Concentration versus Distance)

South Well Field, Wooster, Ohio

Problem 2 — 1-D Contaminant Transport of TCE (Concentration versus Time)

Anne Anderson et al. versus W.R. Grace et al., Woburn, Massachusetts

Problem 3 — Capture Curve Analysis: TCE Plume

South Well Field, Wooster, Ohio

CHAPTER 7 — GROUNDWATER CHEMISTRY

Principles & Concepts

Problem 1 — Balancing Major Cations and Anions

Coal Pile Storage, Deepwater Station, New Jersey

Problem 2 — Chemical Evolution of Groundwater

Silurian-Devonian Carbonate Aquifer in Central Ohio

Problem 3 — Geochemical Evaluation of Induced Infiltration from Mixing Surface Water & Groundwater

South Well Field, Columbus, Ohio

APPENDICES

A — List of Hydraulic Conductivity Values

B — List of Storativity Values

C — List of Porosity Values

D — List of W(u) versus u values

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