Monitoring Well

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Monitoring Well?

1. A well used to obtain water quality samples or measure groundwater levels. 2. A well drilled at a hazardous waste management facility or Superfund site to collect ground-water samples for the purpose of physical, chemical, or biological analysis to determine the amounts, types, and distribution of contaminants in the groundwater beneath the site.

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Abandoned Well   Artesian Aquifer or Well   Biomonitoring   Clear Well   Compliance Monitoring   Deep-Well Injection   Drainage Well   Environmental Monitoring for Public Access and Community Tracking   Extraction Well   Fixed-Location Monitoring   
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