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Title: Recompletion Report for Well UE-10j

Abstract

Existing Well UE-10j was deepened and recompleted for the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office in support of the Nevada Environmental Restoration Project at the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada. The well was originally drilled to a total depth of 725.4 meters in 1965 for use as a hydrologic test hole in the northern portion of Yucca Flat in Area 8 of the Nevada Test Site. The well is located up-gradient of the Yucca Flat underground test area and penetrates deep into the Paleozoic rocks that form the lower carbonate aquifer of the NTS and surrounding areas. The original 24.4-centimeter-diameter borehole was drilled to a depth of 725.4 meters and left uncompleted. Water-level measurements were made periodically by the U.S. Geological Survey, but access to the water table was lost between 1979 and 1981 due to hole sloughing. In 1993, the hole was opened to 44.5 centimeters and cased off to a depth of 670.0 meters. The hole diameter was then decreased to 31.1 centimeters for drilling to a total depth of 796.4 meters. The depth to water in the open borehole was measured at 658.7 meters on March 18, 1993.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Bechtel Nevada Corp. (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
764640
Report Number(s):
DOE/NV/11718-414
TRN: US0004945
DOE Contract Number:  
AC08-96NV11718
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; AQUIFERS; WELL DRILLING; GEOLOGIC SURVEYS; NEVADA TEST SITE; WATER TABLES; WATER WELLS; WELL COMPLETION; REMEDIAL ACTION; MONITORING; UGTA; YUCCA FLAT; CARBONATE AQUIFER; HYDROLOGIC TESTING

Citation Formats

M. J. Townsend. Recompletion Report for Well UE-10j. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/764640.
M. J. Townsend. Recompletion Report for Well UE-10j. United States. doi:10.2172/764640.
M. J. Townsend. Mon . "Recompletion Report for Well UE-10j". United States. doi:10.2172/764640. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/764640.
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abstractNote = {Existing Well UE-10j was deepened and recompleted for the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office in support of the Nevada Environmental Restoration Project at the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada. The well was originally drilled to a total depth of 725.4 meters in 1965 for use as a hydrologic test hole in the northern portion of Yucca Flat in Area 8 of the Nevada Test Site. The well is located up-gradient of the Yucca Flat underground test area and penetrates deep into the Paleozoic rocks that form the lower carbonate aquifer of the NTS and surrounding areas. The original 24.4-centimeter-diameter borehole was drilled to a depth of 725.4 meters and left uncompleted. Water-level measurements were made periodically by the U.S. Geological Survey, but access to the water table was lost between 1979 and 1981 due to hole sloughing. In 1993, the hole was opened to 44.5 centimeters and cased off to a depth of 670.0 meters. The hole diameter was then decreased to 31.1 centimeters for drilling to a total depth of 796.4 meters. The depth to water in the open borehole was measured at 658.7 meters on March 18, 1993.},
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