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Main Title Design and Performance of Single-Well Tracer Tests at the Mobile Site.
Author Molz, F. J. ; Melville, J. G. ; Gueven, O. ; Crocker, R. D. ; Matteson, K. T. ;
CORP Author Auburn Univ., AL. Dept. of Civil Engineering.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/600/J-85/294;
Stock Number PB86-164878
Additional Subjects Aquifers ; Dispersing ; Water wells ; Field tests ; Experimental design ; Observation wells ; Sampling ; Advection ; Bromides ; Permeability ; Recovery ; Performance evaluation ; thickness ; Mixing ; Trends ; Diagrams ; Conductivity ; Reprints ; Tracer studies
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-164878 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 9p
Tracer tests are the most reliable field methods for obtaining information describing advection and dispersion in aquifers. The paper describes the design and performance of single-well tracer tests utilizing multilevel observation wells at a field site near Mobile, Alabama. In a given observation well, a total of 7 sampling zones were isolated using inflatable packers and silicone rubber plugs. All instrumentation was contained within a removable insert that extended from the well bottom to the land surface. Results showed that the sampling zones were well isolated and that sampling zone mixing was necessary to achieve results that were independent of probe placement within a given zone.