Course Description

The course provides fundamental knowledge and practical understanding for the occurrence of groundwater in an area, citing of wells and main tools in groundwater investigation.  This knowledge and understanding allows students to select and apply most appropriate techniques in assessing the groundwater potential of an area and optimal siting of wells.


The course is intended to provide the student with:

  • Identification methods for areas of high groundwater potential
  • Techniques for appropriately siting wells
  • Well construction and development techniques
  • Application of well hydraulic equations
  • Techniques for determination well characteristics
  • Groundwater investigation methods
Attachment Name Attachment Type
CIV 7270 Groundwater Hydrology DOC PDF PS