Simplified Solution for Variable Rate Pumping Test

by Yaron M. Sternberg,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 1, Pg. 177-180

Document Type: Journal Paper


A simple graphical method is presented for the determination of aquifer characteristics from a variable discharge pumping test. The method presented is applicable to throttled or unthrottled pumping tests and requires only a few simple calculations. An example based on synthetic well history is presented.

Subject Headings: Pumping tests | Graphic methods | Aquifers | History | Wells (water) | Water discharge

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