Contamination of Discharge Well from Recharge Well

by Charles W. Lenau, (M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1973, Vol. 99, Issue 8, Pg. 1247-1263


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The recovery of waste water by a discharge well from a neighboring recharge well is studied. The wells are situated in a confined aquifer through with there is uniform flow. The local seepage velocity, V, which appears in the convective dispersion equation is replaced by the uniform flow velocity u/Θ. Furthermore, the longitudinal dispersion term is neglected. A closed form solution is obtained for the discharge well concentration as a function of position (relative to the recharge well), pumping rate of both wells, and lateral dispersion.

Subject Headings: Recharge wells | Water discharge | Uniform flow | Fluid velocity | Wastewater management | Aquifers | Confined flow

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