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Title: Sapiston River support scheme : test pumping of observation boreholes (92/6/362)
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Southern Science Ltd were instructed to carry out geophysical logging and constant rate testing on five observation boreholes near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk as part of the Sapiston River Support Scheme. The logging and testing was completed in July 1992. The pumping tests showed that four of the five boreholes had yields in excess of the pumping rate used, and that water quality at the same four sites was satisfactory. The fifth site had a poor yield and pumped Hydrogen Sulphide during the test. Reliable transmissivity values were calculated for three of the sites. It is recommended that pilot production boreholes are drilled at four of the five sites.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Worthing
Subject Keywords: AquifersWater qualityWater pollutionPumps
Geographic Keywords: Cam and Ely Ouse catchmentEA Anglian
Extent: 6; + figures and appendices
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