Accession Number:

ADA583026

Title:

Groundwater Circulating Well Assessment and Guidance

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jun 1997-31 Mar 1998

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE MEMORIAL INST COLUMBUS OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-04-03

Pagination or Media Count:

268.0

Abstract:

Groundwater circulating wells GCWs are a developing environmental remediation technology originally developed for removal of hydrocarbon contamination from groundwater. Recent advances in the technology have expanded its applicability to a wide range of contaminants, and new system configurations often incorporate simultaneous vadose zone treatment. While GCWs have been applied at may sites, the technology is immature and continued development and improvements in design and operation efficiency are needed. The objective of this protocol is to assist the user in all aspects of implementing the GCW technology for remediation at any given site. The protocol was written to guide the user through an effective and systematic process to accomplish the following evaluate the feasibility of using a GCW system at a contaminated site select the appropriate system configuration based on the contamination and hydrogeologic properties at the site develop a site-specific design instal, operate and monitor the system and evaluate the performance of the system based on operational data. The protocol is arranged in the following three sections 1 technology screening, 2 technology implementation guidance, and 3 current vendor information and case history information. The protocol is not a design document, but rather a guide to help the user understand the GCW technology. This document can be used to ensure that consistent procedures are followed for effective GCW implementation and to ensure the achievement of remediation goals.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE