Bellflower-Somerset Mutual Water Company, Leahy Avenue Well
Groundwater Supply and Brine Management Program
The Leahy Avenue Well project’s preliminary design phase was completed in 2013, however, due to permitting issues, the project was delayed for five years. Geoscience worked with Bellflower-Somerset Mutual Water Company to modify the schedule and budget to get the project back on track and completed. We successfully resolved permitting issues and oversaw efforts to demolish an existing well onsite that was taken off-line because of high arsenic levels.
- Developed specifications
- Oversaw pilot borehole drilling
- Designed and oversaw well construction and development
- Prior to completing the final design our team performed isolated zone testing (temporarily sealing portions of the well and only pumping in certain zones) to determine an area where the well should pump to maximize quality, production, and pumping costs. The project successfully met the new schedule and budget, and produces more than 3,500 gpm, with a specific capacity of 60 gpm/ft —meeting all water quality and production objectives.
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Client: Bellflower-Somerset Mutual Water Company
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