Murdoch University Research Repository

Welcome to the Murdoch University Research Repository

The Murdoch University Research Repository is an open access digital collection of research
created by Murdoch University staff, researchers and postgraduate students.

Learn more

Results of calculations on pump test

Scott, B. (2004) Results of calculations on pump test. In: Iron & Sulphur Bacteria Workshop, 11 - 14 February, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia

[img]
Preview
PDF - Published Version
Download (365kB)

Abstract

I want to report to you the results of my calculations on the step-drawdown test that Andrew com¬pleted before they pulled the pump out. The pump you saw yesterday failed early this week. I believe it was an electrical fault. There was no problem with the hole. They put a new pump in the hole. The question is whether or not we can sense the presence of bacteria. I have done a number of standard tests on wells, through studentsʼ activities over the past 20 years or so, and some specially for this workshop. In addition, Murdoch has commissioned step-drawdown tests or simplest specific capac¬ity tests including outlet pressure and current to the well equipment on irregular occasions through many years with several different consultants. Andrew Ogden of Western Irrigation has completed a number of them, including a recent test on this particular bore hole, in November of last year, and now a step drawdown test with a new pump.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/11722
Item Control Page Item Control Page

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year