Effect of Filtering on Model Recharge Wells

by L. Schiff,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 55-63

Document Type: Journal Paper


Results of experiments in which water was ponded on filter material and in which water was made to flow over filter material; in one experiment, water rose 4 times higher in wells receiving unfiltered water than in wells receiving same flow of filtered water due to clogging of filter; suspension and deposition of fines; use of shafts or shallow wells with overlying filter materials strategically spaced in waterways.

Subject Headings: Wells (water) | Filters | Recharge wells | Flow duration | Water flow | Professional societies | Shafts | Waterways

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