Well Rehabilitation or Replacement: How to Decide When to Rehab and When to Replace

Presented on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

This half-hour online brown bag webinar will provide you with insight on when it’s best to rehab and when it’s best to replace open bottom, cased and gravel-packed, and dual-cased wells. Having 252 active wells to maintain, we’ve come across many types of scenarios and will share what we’ve done and what was successful.

You will learn about:

•    How to begin a diagnosis
•    Methods of rehabilitating wells
•    When to rehabilitate and when to replace
•    Types of rehabilitations
•    Deciding on what method may be best for your well.

Cynthia Fischer
City of Fresno (California) DPU Water Division, Fresno, CA
Cynthia Fischer, water system supervisor/production, City of Fresno (California) DPU Water Division, has more than 32 years of experience in the water production and operations field with Distribution 4 and Treatment 4 certifications issued by CDPH. Her background includes working with the State Water Project, California Aqueduct in Kern County, California Water Service Co., and California American Water Co. in Sacramento. Fischer has served Fresno for the last 10 years including four years as a surface water treatment plant operator. She currently manages a crew of nine production operators who maintain the city’s 260 production wells. Fischer consults with engineers and contractors for best practices and results for new well drilling, development, and pump and well rehabilitations. Well development and redevelopment are her passion, and she looks for opportunities to network, speak, and listen to new technologies, techniques, and practices.

NGWA may only post those brown bag sessions, Webinars, event sessions, and like for which we have obtained copyright permission from the presenter. Furthermore, by accessing or downloading any of these items, you agree they are for your own personal use and may not be disseminated by any means to others via any medium. Click here to read NGWA's proprietary legend and disclaimers before proceeding.