Groundwater monitoring program evaluation For A/M Area, Savannah River Site

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This investigation was undertaken with the primary purpose of assessing the groundwater monitoring program within the A/M Area to identify ways in which the monitoring program could be improved. The task was difficult due to the large number of wells located within the A/M Area and the huge database of analytical data. It was recognized early in this investigation that one of the key tasks was to develop a way to gain access to the groundwater databases so that recommendations could be made. To achieve this, geographic information systems (GIS) technology was used to extract pertinent groundwater quality information from ... continued below

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Hiergesell, R.A. & Bollinger, J.S. December 1, 1996.

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This investigation was undertaken with the primary purpose of assessing the groundwater monitoring program within the A/M Area to identify ways in which the monitoring program could be improved. The task was difficult due to the large number of wells located within the A/M Area and the huge database of analytical data. It was recognized early in this investigation that one of the key tasks was to develop a way to gain access to the groundwater databases so that recommendations could be made. To achieve this, geographic information systems (GIS) technology was used to extract pertinent groundwater quality information from the Geochemical Information Management System (GIMS) groundwater database and display the extracted information spatially. GIS technology was also used to determine the location of well screen and annular material zones within the A/M Area hydrostratigraphy and to identify wells that may breach confining units. Recommendations developed from this study address: (1) wells that may not be providing reliable data but continue to be routinely sampled (2) wells that may be inappropriately located but continue to be routinely sampled and (3) further work that should be undertaken, including well development, evaluation of wells that may be breaching confining units, and development of an automated link to GIMS using GIS so that GIMS data can easily be accessed and displayed geographically.

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67 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97060055

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  • Other Information: PBD: [1996]

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  • Other: DE97060055
  • Report No.: WSRC-TR--96-0324
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • DOI: 10.2172/431126 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 431126
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc687698

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Hiergesell, R.A. & Bollinger, J.S. Groundwater monitoring program evaluation For A/M Area, Savannah River Site, report, December 1, 1996; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc687698/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.