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Surface Seals - Problems and Solutions

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
96-br-099January 1996July 2010
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Author(s) Bruner, Marian
Description This pamphlet educates the public about the importance of proper surface seals on wells. Well drillers use casing, typically steel, to keep drilled holes from collapsing. If just the native
materials are allowed to fill in around the casing, a conduit for water can form on the outside of
the casing, so that dirty water can travel down the casing and into your well. To prevent this, a surface seal is used.
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Keywords surface seal, land owner, well help, wells, water, land development, driller, clay
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