Bedrock Well Exploration and Development

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This course provides a straightforward, informational "building block" approach to a working understanding of bedrock wells. Essential information will be presented with the goal of providing a thorough, yet realistic, understanding of bedrock wells, and in particular, enhanced awareness of the important aspects of yield and economic considerations prior to planning and development.

This course is designed for water utility superintendents and managers who may be considering the development of bedrock wells for sources of supply. It also provides additional information and insights to those currently operating bedrock wells. Consulting engineers, public health professionals, and regulatory officials will also find this course of interest.

The course presenters are:

  • Raymond Talkington, Ph.D., P.G., C.P.G., Principal Hydrogeologist and President of GEOSPHERE Environmental Management, Inc.
  • J. Theodore Morine, P.G., C.P.G., Senior Hydrogeologist and Vice President of Denis L. Maher Company
  • Frank Getchell, P.G., C.P.G., Senior Technical Lead, Water, Weston & Sampson


  • American Institute of Professional Geologists