Water Well Rehabilitation Workshop

Thursday, May 18, 2017

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Centre at Sycamore Plaza
5000 Clark Avenue
Lakewood, CA 90712

$150 for AWWA Members
$250 for Non Members

Online Registration

This workshop is eligible for up to 6.5 contact hours.

Workshop Description:
A one-day workshop on the assessment and rehabilitation of groundwater production wells in order to maintain optimum performance and efficiency.  Attendees will learn how to recognize the symptoms of underperforming wells, causes of well plugging, planning a rehabilitation strategy and methods used to improve and restore well performance.  Topics presented will include economic considerations for rehab projects, physical, chemical, and biological clogging mechanisms, preparing and executing a well rehabilitation plan, application of physical and chemical rehab techniques, and lessons learned using case studies.  By attending this workshop, participants will learn strategies for extending the life expectancy and maintaining optimum efficiency of their production wells.

Sponsored By:  CA-NV AWWA Water Well Technology Committee

Preliminary Agenda

7:00 - 7:30
7:30 – 7:45 Welcome/Opening Remarks
7:45 – 8:30 Economic Benefits of Maintaining Your Well’s Efficiency; Kevin McGillicuddy, Roscoe Moss Company
8:30 – 9:15 Well Asset Management, Operations, and Maintenance Strategies; Warren Back, Rancho California Water District, Mark Williams, Geoscience Support Services
9:15 – 10:00 Well Assessment Techniques; Tony Hicke, R.C. Slade Associates
10:00 – 10:15 BREAK
10:15 – 11:00 Mechanisms for Clogging of the Well Intake Structure; Russ Kyle, Wood Rodgers
11:00 – 11:45 Well Design and Maintenance Considerations for Problematic Conditions; Terry Watkins, Geoscience Support Services
12:00 – 1:15 LUNCH (provided)
1:15 – 2:00 Well Rehabilitation with Chemicals; Norm Howard, Cotey Chemical
2:00 – 2:45 Bacterial Compliance Challenges and Biological Clogging Mechanisms; Neil Mansuy, Subsurface Technologies
2:45 – 3:30 Contractor’s Perspective on How to Best Ensure Your Rehabilitation Program Meets Expectations; Cris Hepburn, Layne Christensen
3:30 Adjourn