California State University, Sacramento

Geology 500- M.S. thesis project

Week 3:  Slug tests

 

Reading

 

Hvorslev, M.J., 1951, Time lag and soil permeability in ground-water observations:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Bulletin no. 36, Vicksburg, Mississippi,

 

Bouwer, H., and Rice, R. C., 1976, A slug test for determining hydraulic conductivity of unconfined aquifers with completely or partially penetrating wells:  Water Resources Research, v. 12, pp. 424-428.

 

Fetter, Applied Hydrogeology: slug tests, Hvorslev and Bouwer and Rice sections

 

Data sets:  slug tests from the CSUS wellfield

 

MW1

MW1_7_ft_slug_Aug_11_2012

 

MW1_7_ft_slug_Aug_11_2012_test_2
 

MW1_4_ft_slug_Aug_11_2012

 

MW3

MW3_4_ft_slug_Aug_11_2012

 

MW3_7_ft_slug_Aug_11_2012

 

MW1A

MW1A_4_ft_slug

 

Assignment

 

 Use slug test data to estimate hydraulic conductivity in the shallow water-bearing interval (MW1 and MW3).