Water Well Journal

September 2015

Water Well Journal

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Operation and maintenance costs of a water well far exceed the cost of construction, so changes in construction improving well efficiency or the well's lifespan is money well spent . Roger Miller and Martha Silks, PG, in "Well Construction Material Selection Criteria", page 21 September PUNCH LIST The October issue of Water Well Journal will preview the biggest event in the groundwater industry, the NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting. There will be content previewing all of the special events as well as the countless opportunities to learn from and network with professionals from around the world. The most prudent approach to meeting the uncertainties in the future is to incorporate flexibility into today's designs for water supply wells. Donald P. Hanson, RG, and Marvin F. Glotfelty, RG, in "Design for Drought and Climate Change", page 16 More than 90% of the groundwater pumped from the Ogallala , the nation's largest aquifer underlying some 250,000 square miles stretching from Texas to South Dako ta, is used for agricultural irrigation . TechKnowledgey Strategic Group, in Scientific American Water 3.0 "It's really important to have good support from the manufacturer's reps on these things. Have a go-to guy who you can call up when you've got a problem. I think that's important when you start using product out in the field." George Dugan, in "Overcome Grouting Challenges", page 30 Verify all new methods and changes you enact are the right thing to do and will ultimately increase the life or reliability of a component or the entire water system. Ed Butts, PE, CPI, in "What You Should Really Know About Controls: Part 3", page 40 If you are a safe person, you'll develop an expectation on the part of other workers that you'll be wearing your safety gear every time you walk onto a site. Jack Glass, in "Be Safe", page 38 waterwelljournal.com 68 September 2015 WWJ

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