Specialty Environmental Services
Aquifer Pump and Slug Testing
CRG Texas performs many Specialty Environmental Services like aquifer pump and slug testing to assist environmental scientists in determining fate and transport, groundwater recovery radius of influence, and groundwater flow characteristics used in groundwater remediation.
A pumping test is a controlled field experiment in which a well is pumped at a controlled rate and water-level response (drawdown) is measured in one or more surrounding observation wells and optionally in the pumped well (control well) itself. The goal of a pumping test, as in any aquifer test, is to estimate the hydraulic properties of an aquifer system. For the pumped aquifer, one seeks to determine transmissivity, hydraulic conductivity (horizontal and vertical) and storativity (storage coefficient).
A slug test is a controlled field experiment in which the water level in a control well is caused to change (rise or fall) instantaneously and the subsequent water-level response (displacement from static) is measured in the control well and one or more surrounding observation wells through time. The goal of a slug test, as in any aquifer test, is to estimate the hydraulic properties of an aquifer system such as hydraulic conductivity.
Additional Specialty Services
CRG Texas provides the following additional field services:
- Well development and discreet groundwater sampling
- Product recovery and abatement
- Industrial cleaning - vacuum truck, line jetting, power washing services
- Spill cleanup, release determination, and delineation
Magnetometer and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Surveys
CRG Texas performs magnetometer and GPR surveys to aid in locating buried vessels for removal from the subsurface. A magnetometer can give insight into what lies beneath the soil. It indicates the best places to dig for buried tanks, piping, pipelines, drums, and other metallic vessels that may contain petroleum or hazardous chemicals.
Off-Road and Difficult Access Sampling
CRG Texas accesses some of the most difficult areas using off-road 4 wheel drives, swamp buggies, and pontoon or airboats for environmental and ecological assessments. Our safety standards are the highest in the industry surrounding employee and public safety and sample and data collection quality second to none in the industry.