This course will provide you with a working knowledge of groundwater monitoring systems, sampling, and field measurements.
The course starts with an introduction to the rationale and regulatory aspects of groundwater quality monitoring, including historical perspectives. The physical (i.e., hydrogeologic and geologic) environment of groundwater occurrence and flow will be covered with an emphasis on sources of variability in subsurface systems and how this impacts groundwater monitoring/sampling strategies and success.
The chemical and biological aspects of chemical contaminants in groundwater will be discussed, supplemented by a discussion of monitoring requirements. Monitoring well design, construction, well purging, and sampling — and how these relate to monitoring representativeness and performance — will be covered with summary comments, and data interpretation and reporting.
Who should attend?
Accommodations: NGWA has secured
a limited block of rooms on a first come, first served basis at the group rate
of $159 per night single/double occupancy. This rate applies to the NGWA room
block and is valid until the November 30 cutoff, unless our block has been
filled before that date. When making your reservations, be sure to mention
reference code “NGWA.” Remember, you are responsible for securing your own
reservations. For guest check-in and checkout times, please contact the hotel
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National Ground Water Association
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Westerville, OH 43081
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