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Drilling, construction, and caliper-log data for wells 3-3406-14 and -15, Helemano exploratory wells I and II, Oahu, Hawaii

Open-File Report 96-425

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Abstract

The Helemano exploratory wells I and II (State well numbers 3-3406-14 and -15) were drilled near Weed Circle, about 3,000 feet south of the town of Haleiwa. The wells are located on agricultural land in the Waialua ground-water area. The wells penetrate through sedimentary deposits (caprock) and into a basalt aquifer. Both wells have short open intervals cased with well screen at the bottom of the hole, and are cased and sealed through the caprock and basalt to the well screen. The shallow well, Helemano exploratory well I, penetrates about 10 feet into the basalt aquifer below the contact of the caprock and basalt. The deep well, Helemano exploratory well II, penetrates about 210 feet into the basalt aquifer. The deep well has a 20-foot open interval at the bottom. Well construction data, logs of drilling notes, geologic descriptions for drill samples, and caliper-log data are presented for the wells. The wells are two of twelve exploratory wells drilled in the north-central Oahu area between July 1993 and May 1994 in cooperation with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Drilling, construction, and caliper-log data for wells 3-3406-14 and -15, Helemano exploratory wells I and II, Oahu, Hawaii
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
96-425
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1996
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey ; Branch of Information Services [distributor],
Description:
iii, 14 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm.