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Well No.   NC-EWDP-22S SITE SUMMARY

Status:  Completed.  Drilled to a total depth of 1196.5 feet.

Latitude/Longitude (Datum NAD-83):  
  36 42' 15.132"  North
116 25' 06.636"  West

Legal Description:   
Township 14S Range 49E  Section 26 SE 1/4 NE 1/4

Elevation (Datum NGVD-29): 
868.38m AMSL (2849.24 feet +/-) GPS

Access: This well is located on the Nevada Test Site (NTS) and requires U.S. Department of Energy permission for access. Enter the NTS through Gate 510 and proceed 1.9 miles.  Turn left (west) around a sump (oasis) and continue west on the new road that was built as access to NC-EWDP-22S.

Purpose:  NC-EWDP-22S is a multiple screen monitoring well.  Primary technical objectives include: 1) drill and complete the well in the alluvial and upper Tertiary aquifer; 2) identify lithostratigraphic contacts, potential production zones, and structural features; 3) identify coarse grained  intervals that may serve as preferred flow paths; 4) screen and develop multiple zones of interest and obtain aquifer property data; 5) obtain long-term pressure and temperature data and water quality (chemistry) data; and 6) support the characterization of transport parameters in the alluvium and underlying Tertiary deposits. 

NC-EWDP-22S is located adjacent to the present day channel in Fortymile Wash and along a potential alluvial flow path from Yucca Mountain to populated areas in Amargosa Valley.  The close proximity to NC-EWDP-22PA and -22PB will permit this well to be used as the pump well during Nye County cross-hole tracer testing at this location in the future.

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Last Updated on July 23, 2006