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Lessons on Fluid Drilling

June 26, 2017 Thad Plumley 0

Once you learn the keys to it, fluid drilling can be rewarding and exciting. By Gary Shawver, MGWC I have facilitated a class titled “Troubleshooting Drilling Problems” for several years at the Iowa Water Well […]

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Final Thoughts on Using Neat Cement Grout

April 27, 2017 Thad Plumley 0

Detailed plans—and following them—are key to grouting success. By Gary Shawver, MGWC I’ve covered grouting with both high solids bentonite grouts as well as neat cement in my last few columns. I’ve outlined how each […]

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Grouting with Neat Cement

March 2, 2017 Thad Plumley 0

It’s important to be exact and get what you need. By Gary Shawver, MGWC I’ve focused on grouting of water wells in a couple of my last columns. I’ve given an overview of the benefits […]

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A View On Minimum Grouting Standards

February 13, 2017 admin 0

Going above the minimum can lead to high quality wells and satisfied customers. by Gary Shawver, MGWC I received a message from a state regulator after I wrote my first column on the grouting of […]