Installing the UVM Wellfield

1996, 1997, 1999

The UVM well field was installed by Chevalier Drilling. Costs were covered by the Arts and Sciences Deans office, Bierman's startup funds, Rolfe Stanley and the great genorosity of Chevalier Drilling.

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Mud from drilling wells 1, 2, and 3 covers the Fleming lawn

 

Geohydro class watching the wells go in at Fleming

 

Mud on the FLeming lawn. Red mud from the Monkton Quartzite at 133' below the ground surface.

Checking grain size on the Fleming lawn

 

Erik cleaning up and loading mud for the first and last geo-club mud wrestling contest

 

First mud trial...Aaron Hirsch

 

Fleming wells prior to installation

 

 

Mixing grout to set the casing at Wills well nest

 

 

Drilling wells 4 and 5 behind Williams Hall

 

Drilling wells 4 and 5 behind Williams Hall

 

Checking the texture of glacial lake fine grain sediments