Checking the Hydraulic Connections between a Well and Aquifer

Hydrologist observes groundwater being pumped from a well in the desert

Detailed Description

A USGS Hydrologist re-develops a monitoring well to ensure a good hydraulic connection is present between the perforations in the well and surrounding aquifer.  This work was being done as part of a groundwater system characterization and groundwater quality study being conducted along the All-American Canal that runs through the area.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1200 x 900

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Location Taken: Needles, CA, US