An Introduction to AquiferTest – Aquifer Performance Test Analysis

//An Introduction to AquiferTest – Aquifer Performance Test Analysis

An Introduction to AquiferTest – Aquifer Performance Test Analysis


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This online course was designed to provide water professionals with hands-on experience while applying the concepts and theory of aquifer pumping and slug test analysis.
This course utilizes the AquiferTest Pro software to demonstrate the analysis and interpretation of water level data from pumping and slug tests.

SKU: AQT Online T Category:


An Introduction to AquiferTest – Aquifer Performance Test Analysis

Course Code: AQT Online T

Course Software: AquiferTest Pro

Course Topics

  • Fundamentals of aquifer testing and analysis
  • Determining aquifer types
  • Using well functions to estimate hydrogeologic parameters
  • Principle of superposition for variable pumping rates, multiple wells or aquifer boundaries
  • Well performance analysis
  • Analyzing and interpreting slug test data
  • How data loggers are utilized in aquifer tests

Course Objectives and Benefits

From hands-on experience you will learn:

  • How to effectively use AquiferTest Pro for your projects
  • An introduction to the theory behind aquifer types and conditions
  • An understanding of type curve analysis of the flow equations
  • Exposure to pumping and slug test theory
  • How to analyse pumping and slug test data to determine hydrogeologic parameters

You will also receive:

  • Hands-on guidance with our expert instructor
  • A digital copy of course lecture notes and lab exercises
  • Copies of all supporting files required to complete the exercises
  • A Certificate of Completion
  • A temporary (1-month) license for the applicable program

Learn about your trainer: Brayden McNeill

Brayden is Waterloo Hydrogeologic’s in-house Training Specialist. He has his BASc, in Environmental Engineering and MSc in Earth Sciences, both from the University of Waterloo. His research focus was mine waste management, specifically the geochemistry of sulfide oxidation causing acid rock drainage. He is also interested in contaminant transport and novel subsurface remediation techniques. Brayden has been with the team at Waterloo Hydrogeologic since his graduation in 2016, and starts as Training Specialist in January 2018. Brayden leads our online training sessions, and manages our roster of expert consultants for advanced and international training opportunities. In his spare time, Brayden is an avid rock climber and likes to spend time with his dog, Opal.

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