Reduce and Mitigate Problematic Concentrations of Methane in Residential Water Well Systems

Presented on Wednesday, March 19, 2014

This half-hour presentation concisely describes the fundamentals of the NGWA-produced industry best suggested practice document Reduce and Mitigate Problematic Concentrations of Methane in Residential Water Well Systems. Areas covered include:

•Health and safety concerns related to methane in water wells
•Geologic conditions and land-use settings associated with methane presence
•Well location and construction methodologies related to methane
•Well operations and methane interaction
•Groundwater analyses for methane
•Treatment options for methane in water well systems.

Jessica Rhoads
National Ground Water Association, Westerville, OH
Jessica Rhoads is the NGWA industry practices administrator. In her third year with the Association, Rhoads coordinates the development of industry standards and best suggested practices, as well as the NGWA Voluntary Certification Program. Prior to joining NGWA, she was an intern with the Ohio Geological Survey at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Rhoads earned a B.A. in professional geology from Ohio Wesleyan University, where she was awarded the Robert E. Shanklin Distinguished Scholar Award in Geology. In addition, she is a member of the Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, national honor society for the Earth sciences, and the Ohio Society of Association Executives.
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