Objectives 1
Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Spring, 2009

Daily Objectives #26 (April 28, 2009)                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following: 

v Ground Water Flow Rates

        Confidently use the following formulas to make calculations regarding ground water flow rates:

v Ground Water Contamination and Remediation

Describe the following remediation methods with regard to their use and applicability:

             Source removal
                "Dig and dump"
                "Pump and treat"
                Plume control: slurry walls, gradient (flow) manipulation
                Permeable Reactive Barrier (PRB)
                In-situ Redox Manipulation  (ISRM)

Plumebusters:  A case of ground water contamination

Using Plumebusters , test out several remediation methods.  Using each of the methods, estimate the cost required to fully remediate the aquifer.

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Copyright 2009 Laura L. Sanders.  Last updated April 28, 2009.