A new technique for filter packing water wells: research and development

Maurizio Gorla

Abstract

The selection of poor quality natural sand and gravel filter pack media for water supply wells leads to insufficient hydraulics, increased well clogging, higher electrical energy demand, reduced life-cycle and increased Operations & Maintenance (O & M) activities and costs.

Keywords

filter packing, glass beads, hydraulic efficiency, water wells, well ageing

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Submitted: 2013-05-05 16:29:16
Published: 2014-03-30 00:00:00
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