Hydrogeological Field Testing

Project overview

Understanding hydrogeological conditions is important for infrastructure and site development projects. T+T regularly undertake groundwater field testing for a variety of clients including private developers and regional and local councils. Our Hydrogeology team are experts at designing and co-ordinating field testing to obtain groundwater related data for use in our technical assessments.

Services provided

• Groundwater quality sampling, including:
- Collection of samples and liaison with accredited laboratories.
- Analysis of laboratory results to meet Drinking Water Standards.

• Permeability testing, including:
- Rising and falling head tests for testing porous geology.
- Lugeon / packer tests for testing fractured geology.

• Design and co-ordination of:
- Monitoring wells and/or piezometers.
- Groundwater level monitoring.
- Aquifer pumping tests, including constant rate and step tests.