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Hydrologic testing of tight zones in southeastern New Mexico.

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Abstract

Increased attention is being directed toward the investigation of tight zones in relation to the storage and disposal of hazardous wastes. Shut-in tests, slug tests, and pressure-slug tests are being used at the proposed Waste Isolation Pilot Plant site, New Mexico, to evaluate the fluid-transmitting properties of several zones above the proposed repository zone. All three testing methods were used in various combinations to obtain values for the hydraulic properties of the test zones. Multiple testing on the same zone produced similar results. -from Authors

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Hydrologic testing of tight zones in southeastern New Mexico.
Series title:
Ground Water
Volume
19
Issue:
5
Year Published:
1981
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Ground Water
First page:
482
Last page:
489
Number of Pages:
8