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Groundwater Pumping Test Analysis

Mantra Legends Hotel, Gold Coast
Thursday 21 – Friday 22 August, 2014
Day 1
8:15 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome: Geoff Flight
Course program, arrangements and general housekeeping
8:40 – 9:40

Session 1: Colin Hazel
General introduction to Groundwater Hydraulics
• Definitions
• Aquifer properties
• Formation types
• Hydraulic sub-divisions
• Homogeneity
• Isotropy
• Groundwater Storage

9:40 – 10:30 Session 2: Colin Hazel
Groundwater Hydraulics
• Hydraulic gradients
• Groundwater flow
• Darcy’s Law
• Flow through anisotropic media
• General groundwater flow equations
• Introduction to Pumping Tests
10:30 – 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 – 12:00 Session 3: Colin Hazel
Well Hydraulics
• Steady state flow (Thiem Solution)
• Non steady state flow
• Confined Aquifer’s Porous Medium (Theis Type Curve Solution and
Jacob’s Solution)
• Radius of influence
• Principle of superposition
12:05 – 1:00 Session 4: Colin Hazel
Tutorial:
• Manual analysis of Constant Discharge Test for Confined Aquifer
using Type Curve and Jacob’s Method
1:00 – 2:00

Lunch

2:00 – 3:00

Session 5: Jerome Arunakumaren
Drawdown calculations using EXCEL spreadsheet

3:05 – 4:00

Session 6: Jerome Arunakumaren
Introduction to MLU software package and benefits of use. Application of
MLU for pumping test analysis.

2014 4:00 – 4:15 Afternoon tea 4:15 – 5:15 Session 7: Jerome Arunakumaren Tutorial: • Type Curve Solution and Jacob’s Solution using MLU computer software package 5:15 – 6:15 Networking Session 6:15 End Day 1 . Gold Coast Thursday 21 – Friday 22 August.Groundwater Pumping Test Analysis Mantra Legends Hotel.

Groundwater Pumping Test Analysis Mantra Legends Hotel.11:00 Morning tea 11:00 – 12:00 Session 10: Colin Hazel Pumping Test Procedure • Corrections to be made to field data • Determination of well efficiency • Estimation of Long Term Pumping Rate (for continuous and intermittent pumping regimes 12:05 – 1:00 Session 11: Colin Hazel Tutorial: • Step Drawdown Test Analyses using Excel Spreadsheet 1:00 – 2:00 Lunch 2:00 – 3:30 Session 12: Jerome Arunakumaren Tutorial: • Step Drawdown Test Analyses using MLU software 3:35 – 4:00 Session 13: Jerome Arunakumaren Tutorial: • Manual analysis of Slug Test and analysis using MLU Software package 4:00 – 4:15 Afternoon tea 4:15 – 5:00 Session 14: Jerome Arunakumaren Availability of proprietary software: • Conceptual Model . Gold Coast Thursday 21 – Friday 22 August. 2014 Day 2 8:30 – 9:30 Session 8: Colin Hazel Dealing with Different Types of Aquifers • Leaky aquifers • Unconfined aquifers o With and without delayed yield • Fractured Rock aquifers • Bounded aquifers 9:35 – 10:30 Session 9: Colin Hazel Bore Performance Tests (Single Bore Tests) • Single Rate Test • Step Drawdown Tests o Hantush-Bierschenk Method o Hazel Graphical Method o Eden-Hazel Method • Determination of Drawdown Equation for a constructed well • Skin factor • Slug tests 10:30 .

Gold Coast Thursday 21 – Friday 22 August.Groundwater Pumping Test Analysis Mantra Legends Hotel. 2014 • Mathematical Model • Software Applications Q&A 5:00 End Groundwater Pumping Test Analysis .