More Water Less Cost:  Design, Operation, & Maintenance for Water Wells in Times of Drought

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 8:10 am – 4:30 pm
Venue: American Legion Post #2, 2125 S Industrial Park Avenue, Tempe
Presenter: American Ground Water Trust
Cost: $125
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This is a 1-day workshop for well owners and groundwater professionals on practical, cost-effective solutions. Learn how to maximize yields and pump performance on existing wells and ensure correct design, construction, pump selection, and maintenance for new wells. Hear from experts about technologies and techniques to save money and reduce carbon footprint. It is all about maximizing efficiency and increasing performance. Just one tip could save you thousands in operation costs and reduce replacement expense by extending the asset value of your wells and pumps.


  • 7:30–8:10 Registration (Coffee & donuts)
  • 8:10 Introduction — Well & Pump Technologies
  • 8:30 Well hydraulics — the basics
  • 9:15 Efficient well design and construction principles: maximizing the life expectancy and productivity of your well
  • 10:15 Economic significance of flexible drop pipe for water wells
  • 10:45 Break
  • 11:00 Life-cycle economic analysis of water wells — considerations for design and construction
  • 11:45 Methods for improving well performance
  • 12:45 Lunch (provided)
  • 1:45 Well performance solutions
  • 2:30 Intelligent pump variable frequency drives
  • 3:30 Break
  • 3:45 Selection and maintenance of pumps for maximizing well yield / cost benefits
  • 4:30 Adjourn
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